Monthly archive for January 2003

Goals for a Healthier Family

It’s that time of year when we all think about a new beginning and setting new goals. I want to be honest with you. When I joined First Place 19 years ago, my thoughts were not on health, just losing weight. One of the miracles that God has done in my life is to completely change my thought life about why I continue in First Place. I am what you would call a First Place “lifer.” As I consider new goals for 2003, my concerns are as much about health as they are about weight loss. What a blessing we receive through our faithfulness to the commitments in First Place in the area of “good health.” The basic information we learn and apply improves our chances of avoiding cancer, heart disease, or diabetes. Of course, there is no guarantee that we won’t contract a major illness; however, we are doing

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January 2003

January 2003

The first Wisconsin leader meeting was held at Bethel Baptist Church in Green Bay, WI on Thursday, December 12th. Six women attended, representing four churches. In an informal setting, introductions and a time of sharing allowed these leaders the opportunity to lay the groundwork for future meetings. The group praised God for the chance to come together to support and encourage one another. Pictured from left to right: Char Nowakowski, Laura Holly, Jenn Krogh,Eleanor Van Gent, Bonnie Freriks, Carol Northrup. ———————————————————————————————– Hi Carole, We had our Victory celebration last night in Deloraine, Manitoba. We have ten in our group that lost 22 pounds. Everyone has said they are coming to the alumni group so we are happy for that. We are starting another group after Christmas and hope to have 10 in that group. We are very pleased with what has been done in our lives. Our group had nine

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