You see, this time is different. I am not losing weight to please a boyfriend, or to gain a boyfriend. I am not losing weight to look better in Instagram photos, and I am not losing weight to please my boss... I am losing weight because I love myself and I know that I deserve better than what I have given myself for 26 years.
Can I be honest about something? I should warn you, this may come as a shocker to most of you, I am fat.
My whole life I have struggled with finding approval from others. In elementary school I can remember wanting so badly to be liked by my teachers. I constantly sought after their validation by working hard on my school work. I would be overwhelmed with anxiety when my teachers would walk by my desk checking on… Continue reading Hi, I’m selfish.
Is it possible to walk down the wrong road and never merge with the right one? Do we get one chance to follow Gods path for us or is it a never ending cycle of chances to do his will? These questions keep me up at night.
Today is my grandfathers 77th birthday! Growing up, my grandpa was the only father figure in my life. I wasn't close to my birth father. He wasn't a good man. My grandpa however, is the best man I have ever known. I have too many great memories with him to narrow it down to my… Continue reading 1.6.16
patience: the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset. This word has been on my mind a lot lately. Throughout today I found myself thinking about a certain aspect of my life and then I would hear a tiny whisper..patience. I am not one for waiting. I show… Continue reading 1.5.16
"You are so brave and quiet I forget you are suffering." ~ Ernest Hemingway I love this quote. It is simple yet it says so much. The world we live in right now is full of knowledge. It is so simple to jump on google and find the answers to whatever you want to know.… Continue reading 1.4.16
Does anyone actually have a physical copy of their bucket list? I have heard so many people talking about wanting to do things and putting certain activities on said bucket list, but yet, I have never seen one. I am guilty of this as well but I as well, do not have an actual bucket… Continue reading 1.3.16
I have no willpower. I never have. As a young girl I have countless memories of starting a project and never finishing it. I remember one Saturday when I was eight I wanted to clean out my closet. I had boxes full of toys that had not been touched in years and I decided I… Continue reading 1.2.16
The headlights on his car were practically useless; so fogged over she could hardly see five feet in front of them. He never seemed to mind though. He drove this road often, over the bridge that crossed the Yellowstone River, its shallow banks frozen over for the winter. Past the small gas station they had… Continue reading 1.1.16