3 little Miracles

3 little Miracles

Tuesday, September 15, 2009


For those who have been reading my blog, you know that I am on a new journey to remold myself physically.  I have been working all summer to begin a new exercise routine to lose weight and with the boys back in school I have been successful in establishing a 3 day a week 2 1/2 hour workout schedule.  BUT the show that inspired me to make some changes is back again for season 8, The BIGGEST Loser.  I am on this journey because I feel that God is calling me to make some changes for me, my health, my boys, and for a healthy pregnancy with baby #3 (no I am not pregnant yet, but we hope to be sometime soon).

Tonight one contestent really touched my heart with her story and her reason for being on Biggest Loser.  Abby is a teacher in Texas and in October 2006 she experienced a terrible loss, she lost her entire family at one time.  Abby's whole family, her beloved husband, 5½ year-old daughter and 2½ week-old son in a fatal car crash, as Abby said tonight "in one moment I lost everything and every ROLE that was important to me."  She has been searching for a way to finally get back to a "normal" life and feels this will happen when she loses the weight.   But it was Abby's words in the show tonight that stuck with me "By the grace of God I wasn't in the van, I have to believe that I am here for something bigger"

I can't imagine saying "by the grace of God I wasn't with them", this is one of those moments I think I wouldn't have the strength to move on.  I would want to scream "GOD WHY couldn't I have been there with my family, why couldn't I die with my family???" I pray I never have to face a loss like that, but I hope and pray that if I ever do that I can show the kind of grace and strengh in Jesus that I have seen lately in ladies I have had the privilage to meet, read, or see their stories.  Abby is saying "BY THE GRACE of God I wasn't . . .  I am here for something bigger"  I pray that God blesses her faith that He has something bigger for her and she can honor her families memory and the Father by moving forward into God's bigger plan for her life.

I look forward to watching her journey this season.

1 comment:

  1. Just wanted to tell you ....thank you sooo much for all of your kind words. You are beyond sweet.

    Many many blessings! :)