8 tips for how to naturally get rid of your menstrual pain and cramps

8 tips for how to naturally get rid of your menstrual pain and cramps

I spent many of my teenage years despising my menstrual cycle and for close to four years, I didn't have a menstrual cycle at all. Any time I did get my period I took it as a sign of failure rather than success. I would be disgusted with myself and with my body for stepping outside [...]

Do not let me go

It's just you and I here Once lost, but you rescued my soul Each time I drift, you never let me pass with the wind Your love catches me and chases me down  Your Spirit arrests my spirit I am overcome by your presence   Do not let me go Hold me tight, hold me [...]

Low FODMAP fruity, chocolaty, & nutty overnight oats

Low FODMAP fruity, chocolaty, & nutty overnight oats

FODMAPs is short for fermentable oligo-, di-, monosaccharides, and polyols. Basically, these are short-chain carbohydrates that in some individuals, cause an increased volume of liquid and gas in the small and large intestine, contributing to pain in the abdomen, gas, bloating, diarrhea and constipation. FODMAPs are found in a variety of foods, which makes it difficult [...]

No longer deceived, but set free: A summary of my silence & solitude retreat

No longer deceived, but set free: A summary of my silence & solitude retreat

A year ago, God asked me to get rid of all my journal entries that mentioned body image, food, or worthiness. I asked him, “Father, how do I heal from my past of disordered eating?” I had reached a breaking point in my life. A lot of things had bubbled to the surface of the [...]