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Weight Loss Tarot Journal - Planning to Begin Again - The Star Tarot - 5 of Pentacles


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July 5, 2020

Will I be Successful This Time?

5 of Pentacles

Deck used - The Star Tarot 

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As I plan to begin my weight loss journey again very soon, I have set a daunting goal to give up the foods that have the most pull over me - sugar and flour. I know this is going to be difficult for all kinds of reasons and asked if I will be successful in my goal.

This card is disheartening. But I do notice the bottom right point of the star is pointing to a mountain. It seems to be saying that, yes, I can overcome but it will be difficult. Those white mountains even look like piles of flour and sugar. My nemises!

The person is bent forward as she moves on in her quest. Is she scared? Is she humbled by the challenge? Is she giving up before she starts? I think she is scared but determined. 

She knows this is not going to be easy and she is worried about how hard she is assuming it is going to be. But there are a couple of good signs for her; the upper star points are touching stars (aspirations) and she is not alone. The wolf is her animal nature (or her spirit guide) and is standing beside her, as determined as she is. It knows this is an important turning point in her life and she is going to need help. 

Her journey into the mountains begins on August 3, after her week long visit with grandkids. She knows there is no point in starting before then - she will not be able to stay on her plan with the house full of kids and carb foods. So she is using this time to learn how best to go about such a daunting task and be ready mentally, emotionally and physically to make the changes she intends. 

Sugar and flour have to go. I know this. I have to make it happen. And I also know that my biggest challenge is going to be that I don’t really  want to give up these foods. They have a compelling power over me and I have to accept that I don’t want to give them up, even though I know I need to. Classic addictive thinking. Sugar, flour, addiction. I have known this for years but always succumbed. I just can’t do that anymore.

I have to face those demons down. If I don’t, they are going to steal my health and even more of my self-esteem. This has to stop and I have to succeed. 

Alright then.
On August 3, I begin again.
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