Moments of Decision
July 1, 2014
As we travel along the path of life, we encounter turning points, crossroads that define our forward progress, depending on which option we select. For example, you may be as inspired as I am by the story of twenty-seven year old Justin Willoughby.
At age sixteen, Justin’s doctors had all but given up on him. He suffered from severe stress and anxiety, and turned to food for solace. By the time he reached his peak of illness, he weighed – get this – 799 pounds! At five foot eight inches, he was incapacitated, unable to do the simplest tasks, due to his extreme obesity.
Facing a certain early death, he looked deep inside, and came to two significant conclusions – first, that he wanted to live; and second, that he knew he had to change from within in order to survive. He was sure that drugs and surgery were not the answer, and he embarked on a long and arduous journey back to normal size and good health, through better nutrition and consistent physical activity.
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