Small Steps to Weight Loss Tips: Start Here

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  • Wendy says:

    I did the mirror thing with the lights off twice. Then I continued reading my 1st step. So simple and so important. Why after all these years of yoyo dieting did I never start off my day drinking 2 glasses of water? Duh. Can’t wait to wake up tomorrow. God bless SB for sending me here. Praise the Lord we CAN do all things through with our heavenly Father.

  • Suzigirl says:

    I’ve always said, while trying for the upteenth time to get fit, that I’m remodeling my Temple. Now that I’ve found your site, I can do just that! I’m looking forward to the 31 days of tips, and I’ve even bookmarked this page on my smartphone so I can access you on the go. Thanks to God for helping me find you!

  • Wanda says:

    Found this site yesterday. Took the first step today. Thanking God for this site and feeling that this is my answer because God is the only answer for any problem and I’ve never truly invited Him or asked for help in my weight loss endeavors. Thank you for sharing.

  • Amy says:

    Hi Kim,
    I gained nearly 40 pound in the last two years. My health can not take being even 10 pounds over weight w/out being on BP & HChol meds. I’ve tried every diet in the books since 1st gaining the weight and i may lose a few pounds only to gain more back. I am now suffering from high blood sugar too nad been placed on Metformin for diabetic. The day after THKGVG I broken down and cried and prayed to God to help me. I felt helpless. I came across this 31 day tips and started day 1 w/ drinking two cups of water this morning. I must say after all my failed attempts; I feel a like skeptical but now I know to pray my way through these times. I’m looking forward to TBMT!!!

  • ann says:

    The best weightloss strategy I ever did was STOP asking myself, “What would taste good?” And I don’t eat anything that I am tempted to eat more of, simply because it tastes good. I eat what fuels my body, not appeals to my LUST for good tasting food. It is limiting, but I can eat lean meat, vegetables, fruit, healthy cereal that doesn’t appeal to my taste buds, eggs, and skim milk anytime I am hungry. I am no longer addicted to good tasting food, and maintain weight effortlessly.

    • kimf says:

      Hi Ann – I appreciate your comments and sharing what works for you. I too am careful with foods I am tempted to eat more of – for me that is sweets! I once heard a proverb that has stuck with me: “The best way to win a fight is to avoid getting into one in the first place.” So I don’t bring tempting foods into my home either. However, my approach to my regular diet is to strive for a win/win situation. I don’t make myself choke down food I don’t like. I want to eat food that is good for me, but also tastes good. So I have a number of healthy cooking recipe books that I use to help. My husband is a picky eater so I work hard to prepare foods we can both live with. Everybody is different though so if your approach works for you, then that is great 🙂

  • Amy says:

    This program is awesome!! I am not weighting myself right now so I don’t know if I’ve lost any weight! But I have definitely lost some inches. My pants are getting loose. I had a set back on Day 7. I got the flu and couldn’t follow the plan as I was supposed to. I picked back up where I left off though and doing well. Now I am on day 10. My question is; can I take my fish oil & MV w/ breakfast instead of on an empty stomach. Would it still work the same? Please advise! Thanks Kim.

    By the way- I book soon for sure to take these lifestyle changes to forever!!!

    • kimf says:

      Hi Amy – Congratulations! Remember, this approach is one day at a time, so if you have a setback on one day, then you can always get back on the path at your next opportunity. Regarding your question about fish oil and multivitamin. Yes, by all means take it with breakfast. You want to create a lifestyle that works best for you! God bless you 🙂

  • Maria says:

    I often have a fight with the wrong foods so the words ” The best way to win a fight is to avoid getting into one in the first place ” are so true for me . As soon as I start eating the wrong foods I have already lost the battle as I just keep on eating them .
    GOD BLESS YOU as you are truly a blessing !

  • Rose says:

    Decided to take it one day at a time and reach out for support and prayers here. Day 2 for me, so far feel great about this.

  • Dixie Leavitt says:

    I am starting today with step 1 to go along your study newsletter Overcoming Emotional eating God’s Way.

    I literally sat at my computer and prayed I would fine a website that would address weight loss by using the word of God. He gave me you I am so blessed!

  • Arron says:

    I have needed this so much. Struggling with my weight all my life – just want to be at a healthy place, where SUGAR and such foods do NOT have a hold on me anymore. I am seeking the Lord for victory here. I hate feeling bloated and taking so many supplements.

    Thank you for this encouragement and plan. I need a “hand to hold” during this and I pray that your site will truly help me. Please pray for me as I venture forward. It’s so hard to find others around me who are full-on with “ditching” sugar and emotional eating! Thank you for being here!!

  • Andrea says:

    God led me here. I want to do this right. Like many people, this is not my first time trying to lose weight. But this time is different. I believe that God is in control of this one. I prayed last week for God to teach me how to study His word. I have read the Bible many times, I teach Sunday School, I have been a Christian for a long time, but still I have a lot to learn. After I prayed that prayer, God led me to a desire to lose weight. I had given up on this desire all together because of excessive failure, so this was not my idea. But so far, I have accessed the scriptures in this site and my study has begun. I am looking forward to a new journey with God and maybe some healthy weight loss along the way would be nice too. Thanks Kim for this web site. I know that it will make a huge difference in my walk with God.

  • Avery says:

    This is my first day and I’m scared of failing-I’ve done it too many times before. I’m taking it one day at a time and trusting God. I did the mirror step and repeated Psalms 139:4 three times while hugging myself and actually felt God’s love come over me. I think I can do this one step at a time and with God’s help. I never really stopped to think about the amount of shame I have about my past failures in weight loss.

  • Avery Leigh says:

    Drank my water, did my stretches, and my mindful eating. I can’t believe my stomach is the size of my fist. I think I’ve been eating 3 fisted meals, no wonder I’m overweight. LOL Mindful eating is really hard for me, I think I’m ADHD, it’s hard for me to stay focused. My mind starts thinking of other things or I’m trying to hurry up and eat for no apparent reason. I just have to laugh at myself. Why do I do this?

  • Avery says:

    Day 7- No problem with the vitamins, I have been taking vitamins for the last 5 years and it has really made a difference with my health. The mindful eating is a struggle. I made blueberry pancakes for breakfast this morning and by the time I remembered about my mindful eating the pancakes were gone. I need to figure out a way to remind myself to stop and be aware when I’m eating.

  • Caridad Ramos says:

    Hi, I’m at my biggest I have ever been. I was never a big person until about 4 years ago. Had several surgies, Bells Palsy, stress, anxiety attack, well let’s just say the devil has been busy and I let him in, I wasn’t listening to my body, nor at the time was I calling upon God for help, this was my doing. So yesterday I put out a request of prayer to 7 friends of mine and was honest with myself about battling depression and my obesity and when I got back from lunch your site was in an email sent to me by one of those 7 friends. I read the comments first, then your day 1 and though it is 1:38 p.m., I did my first step, interesting enough I was talking to my daughter about how easy it is to believe that God loves everyone but hard to receive it for yourself and there the scripture Psalms 139:14, I did it at my desk and said it out loud, no mirror but I remember what I looked like this morning. I just want to say, thank you.

  • Sunandie Botes says:

    I am struggling to commit from day 5 to eat a fist size food. So now I stopped until my brain hijack will be gone. I am so mad at myself… I lost weight at the beginning of the year. The most ever!! I kept it for a few months and now gained every thing back in one month!! Im so angry at myself an I hate the way Im looking and feeling again. And I can see the disappointment in my family’s eyes..

  • Barbara says:

    I’ve been crying out to get the victory over impulsive eating. Starting and ending frustrated and defeated, time, and time again. I guess I’ll be like this the rest of my life, how sad. I came across Kim’s site and stopped and listen to her video and something triggered inside me and said, she can really relate. So I continued to read and surf the site. It’s a big deal for me to open the site, read and take these small steps. Kim said something that made me think. I have to make small changes that I can live with for the rest of my life. Not everything is denial, changes that will make me healthier, smaller, and happier with myself. I feel for the first time I see the light at the end of a long dark tunnel that I’ve been traveling.

  • Lindsay says:

    Hello Ms. Taylor!
    I am so glad I stumbled across your website! 🙂 I have gained about 55 pounds in the 4 years I’ve been married, and I’m ready to lose it!! I know what I need to do, and I’m looking forward to taking my temple back. 🙂

    • Sue says:

      TBYT is such an easy program to follow. I am feed little changes at a time and I am even exercising three times a day. Looks like it is moving to four times. Evenings are not easy for me to add extra things into, but I sure am going to do my best when I am able to be home. Thanks for allowing God to use you, Kim.

  • Cathy Yeomans says:

    How can I get “Hard copy” materials to start a group at my church? What are costs? Thank you and MAY GOD RICHLY BLESS YOU AS YOU HELP OTHERS.

  • Amanda says:

    I am looking forward to doing the 31 days. I have began to lose weight about 12 days ago. I have lost 10 so far… water weight… but now I am at a standstill. Got 50 more to go. I exercise 2x a day and I am eating healthier. Thank you for making a site that relates this all back to Christ. I want that to be my focus and not what the scale says

  • Ben Menton says:

    Awesome tips! I’ve read all of them and I’ll surely try them one of these days.

  • Amanda Underwood says:

    I really want to committ to doing the 30 day challenge. I have failed so many times. But I love to journal so I am hoping that taking it slow and backing it up with scripture will help me.

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