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Your Keto Journey # 34: Bound and Determined

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Where are you on Your Keto Journey?  Are you just playing with it or are you Bound and Determined?  Where you are will make all the difference in the results that you get.   Learn more in today’s "Your Keto Journey"© post.


Bound and Determined is a phrase that I heard a lot when I was younger.  Saying that you were bound and determined to do a thing meant that you had come to a definite, earnest decision about doing a thing.  A depth of sincerity was present.    You were serious and intentional about what you wanted to do.  It was like saying “I choose to do this thing on purpose.”  You had a devoted, diligent desire to accomplish whatever it was that you were bound and determined to do.  In essence you said, no matter what, I will see this thing through to completion!

Rarely do you hear people talk this way today. 

You might hear someone say:

Isn’t this good enough?

Do I have to do all that?

Can I cheat?

Is there an easier way to get this?

Most everyone wants results in their life, but many people are not willing to do what it takes to achieve the specific results that they are looking for.

If you choose to follow a Keto eating plan for example, there will be changes that you will need to make in order to make keto a way of eating and not just another fad diet.

Some of those changes will include:

The foods you eat

The foods you will avoid

Where you eat  (avoiding certain restaurants; doing more home cooking)

Reading labels when you grocery shop until you become familiar with certain brands and their ingredients

Getting regular exercise

Getting enough sleep

Would you like some encouragement?

For those of you who are determined to eat healthy, lose belly fat, and find your keto carb limit, there is no doubt that you have encountered resistance.  One form of resistance is when well-meaning friends, family and co-workers tell you that “It can’t be done!”

If this describes you, let me encourage here:

1. Other people told the Wright Brothers that they were wasting their time trying to invent an airplane. They said things like If man were meant to fly, God would have given him wings.  Then there were the people who said that man would never land on the moon.  There are naysayers who will speak out negatively on any topic.  So stop listening to them!

2. Here are just a few people who refused to listen to their naysayers:

Thomas Edison

Henry Ford

Mahatma Gandhi

Mary Kay Ash

Bill Gates

Mark Zuckerberg

Jeff Bezos

3. Are any of these people better than you? The answer is an emphatic No!  You can do what each of these people did.  You can ignore your naysayers.  You can accomplish your goals.  You can be successful!

4. Galatians 6:9 says this: “And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.”   KJV Bible

5. What does a person reap? Answer:  Exactly what he or she sows.  All you have to do is watch a farmer plant.  What comes up in his fields?  Whatever he plants.

6. If you really want the benefits that a keto eating plan offers, become bound and determined to do what it takes to get the results that you want!

7. The Blog is here to encourage you, inspire you, and keep you going in the right direction when things get tough. Which they will if you really want to eat keto style and not just follow a fad diet that is here today and gone tomorrow.  So chin up.  You can do this.  Scroll down and leave a comment and then share this Blog with someone who needs encouragement, too! 

When you are Bound and Determined, your results will show it.  It doesn’t matter who you are, what matters is how committed you are to reaching your goals!  Your Keto Journey is unique to you.  Those who keep going on the path will complete the journey .

I love you Keto Family.  There are worthwhile resources at my website sourced and created for YOU!

Visit my website and check out the “Resources” page.  There you will find a link to “Dr. Colbert’s Keto Zone Diet” book.  I highly suggest you read it.  If nothing else, borrow the book from your local public library.  If they don’t have it, ask them to get a copy that you may borrow.

Share your experiences, good or bad, with your Keto family here at www.YourKetoJourney.com.  Scroll down and leave your comment.

Share this blog with someone you love and care about.  I’m here for you!

Good Day, Good Week and Good Health to you all!

See you next time!


© 2018 Kat Heil 2018 Kat Heil, LLC

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