June 11, 2013

The other day I was watching “Extreme Weight Loss” on the TV.  The young girl on the show had reached out to the show’s producers for help losing weight.  She was chosen to receive any assistance she needed to reach her goal weight within a year, including having the trainer move in with her.  The first task she was given was to run the distance between two life guard watch stations on the beach.  Considering her physical condition, she knew it would be a challenge.  But it was not her body that broke down first, it was her emotions.  You see she had been give up for adoption at birth and her whole life she lived with the weight of rejection.  She found herself raging on that beach as the pain of rejection surfaced.

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