Rhonda and I had our annual physicals last week.  This morning we had a follow-up visit.  Everything is fine . . . except for one thing.  Both of us are in danger of developing diabetes.  The doctor told us we still have time to stop it!  How?  We need to change our diet, exercise, and lose weight.  That sounds like fun.

Who wants to change their diet?  I don’t know about you, but I enjoy what I eat.  As far as exercise goes, I’ve been talking about it for years.  Life just seems to get in the way.  And, I’d love to lose a few pounds (even though I’m not a big guy).

But, if I keep doing what I’m doing things could get worse.  I don’t want that.  So, since there’s still time to do something about it, I’ll change my diet, exercise, and lose some weight.  In the long run, I’ll feel better and have more energy.  Those are good things.

You may be saying about now, “Good for you” or “It’s about time” or “Glad it’s not me.”

Here’s something for you to think about . . . “How am I doing?”  “Is there anything in my life I need to deal with?”  “How’s my health?”  “Are my relationships with others healthy?”  “Am I honoring God with my life?”

Take some time for a little self-examination today.  There’s still time to make changes for the best.

1 Comment on There’s Still Time

  1. Deborah says:

    Sam,

    Just saw this health tip–

    “The simple ‘new’ carb rule: If it’s white, don’t bite.”

    “Bad” carbs are generally white in color: sugar, white flour, white bread. Avoiding these reduces the risk of diabetes, as well as heart disease and weight gain.

    “Good” carbs come from fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Eat “good” carbs to keep your cholesterol level healthy, your blood pressure and blood sugar stable, and excess pounds off.

    (“From Consumer Reports on Health”)

    Deborah