The most raw and vulnerable thing I’ve ever done: my upcoming book and why I wrote it

The most raw and vulnerable thing I’ve ever done: my upcoming book and why I wrote it

HELLO! Wow, it has been a long time. I apologize for being a little MIA on here...but I promise it's for good reason. You see, I sort of did this big thing by SIGNING WITH A PUBLISHER TO GET MY FIRST BOOK PUBLISHED! Typing those words never fails to bring a smile to my face. [...]

“You’re right where you’re supposed to be”

“You’re right where you’re supposed to be”

It's been my goal the last few weeks, to release a blog post every Friday. So far, I'm doing okay. However, today I found myself stumped by what to write about. I knew I wanted to write something but just didn't know what. I wasn't feeling a recipe or anything too educational, and all of [...]

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 [...]

Come alive

Come alive You make the darkness tremble How majestic is your name? No storm too big No mountain too high You give ashes life Breathe your breath into me God Teach me, Lord, how to receive your love Without you, I know I can do nothing You go from glory to glory I don’t have [...]

Reclaiming my relationship with exercise & breaking free from body shame

Reclaiming my relationship with exercise & breaking free from body shame

As I packed my bags for a six-month trek to Australia, I began planning how many pairs of workout pants and gym tops I would need. Should I bring my weight lifting shoes and running shoes? Will there be a school gym I can use? Will it be too humid to run outside? I had [...]