“Stop thinking so far ahead, Anna,” my mom’s wisdom would often say. “In the Bible it’s written not to worry about tomorrow!” To the same tune, the Religious Folks chanted, “You should trust God, you need to grow in faith, sister!” So, of course, as I always tended to do- I beat myself up. You… Read More The Flawless Flaw.
We all know there’s a time for everything. Seasons change. Battles are fought. Freedom is sought after throughout all time. My name is Anna and I chose Jesus. You are you. You choose what you believe in. From the beginning, God gave humanity a choice. He never forced His wonderful Self onto us. He’s far too… Read More Thriving in your time.
I really need help right now. Things are hard! Do you think you can please help me? If I insert a sentence here which specifically talks about what I need help with, I’m sure you would try to help. If I ask for encouragement because fighting an eating disorder is hard, you would respond, no… Read More Can you help me?
I want to make a list of things that have changed since July 5th, 2015. Today marks exactly 6 months from the day I talked to my doctor and was diagnosed with being underweight, having amenorrhea, vitamin deficiency, and an eating disorder. Most days have been hard, I’m not gonna lie. Quitting drugs, having my heart broken, etc.… Read More My 6-Month Miniversary
Grrr. Days like today. The day itself is great, my family’s great, my life is great. It really is. But sometimes I don’t feel very great and today is one of them days. I know I post blogs mostly that are encouraging, inspiring, etc. But right now I want to post a Grrr. I’m real… Read More Feeling vs. Eating
I woke up early this morning, Dec 31st, the last day of 2015. Yesterday I thought I wouldn’t have time to write the post I promised to, but hey here I am, wide awake to tell you a story. In previous posts I’ve talked about insecurities and different factors that contributed to my eating disorder. Today,… Read More 2015 ED exposed (TW)
“You’re too sensitive,” I’ve heard it said. “Don’t take it personal, give it to God, you’re too serious,”the voices chimed. And I agreed with them for so long… I thought they were right. I figured the Normal Folk spoke truth to me and something was wrong: with me. As if. As if God makes mistakes… Read More You’re too sensitive.
Autobiography In Five Short Chapters Chapter I I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost… I am hopeless. It isn’t my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. Chapter II I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in… Read More I’ll take a new route this time: Radical Acceptance
This aint his eye. It’s mine. But looking in a human’s eyes I once saw freedom: Read on. Once upon my religious time, I met a man. As he spoke to me I literally felt like it was God. I lost all sense of time and fear. As I looked in his eyes I felt:… Read More The God-Man.
Why is denial so tempting? Why is it so hard to admit your wrong? Why is it the scariest thing in the world to pull out a skeleton from a closet? Is it really that skeletons are so scary, or could it be that you face the risk of rejection? Might people say that… Read More The Temptations of Mr.Denial