10 Things To Do to Help Ease Anxiety

If there’s anyone who understands depression, anxiety, or mental health in general…it’s me. I’ve battled depression since I was a junior in high school which led to an eating disorder. You can read about that HERE and HERE. I’ve also always been slightly OCD and as of recently I have dealt with some pretty intense…

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I don’t want to be you anymore.

*This post may contain images/words that are triggering to anyone who is going through an eating disorder or who has been through one. It’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week and let me tell ya, I have been putting off writing this blog post. Not because I was scared of being judged or afraid to look back at my…

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A Prayer for Singleness (& it’s not what you would expect!)

Today I feel a calling in my heart to share something very personal with you. I may regret this later in my life…but maybe I won’t. I have this strong feeling that someone, somewhere can relate to this – so here I go. Today I want to share with you the prayer I wrote in…

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2019 Goals – Lettuce get to it!

Happy New Year!!!!!! How is it already 2019?! This is going to be a big year for me! I FINALLY graduate, I head to Italy in June, and I hopefully start a big girl job….oh goodness, so much to look forward to! So, my sister is super into horoscopes/astrology and she recently told me that…

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The Barriers Keeping You

This morning in my devotional, A Faith Encouraged: A Devotional Guide to Being Orthodox on Purpose, the following question really stuck out to me… What barriers do you have in your own heart and life that keep you from embracing the reality that God has loved you so much that He has taken on flesh, just like your…

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Life Update: a cold, the stomach bug, and depression.

Hi! It’s been a while…a week to be exact. That feels like a long time for someone who usually loves sharing about their life 2 or 3 times a week online. How have you all been? Are you ready for Christmas? I cannot believe it is only a few short days away. I am so…

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accepting how others see you

Good morning and happy Monday! Instead of my usual weekend recap, I am writing today about something that has been weighing heavy on my heart. I think I’ll also include some picture from the weekend because Barrett took me on the most amazing hiking trip to Red River Gorge! OK. Let’s get started. To be…

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Redirecting our “Self-hatred” energy

This morning I was reading my Jesus Calling devotional and it was all about redirecting our “self-hatred energy.” It says, “rather than using your energy to judge yourself, redirect it to praising Me (God).” (pg. 204) I really, really needed to read that today. It is so easy for me to look in the mirror…

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I Yam What I Yam

Lettuce talk about something serious. Like, serious serious. *If you currently struggle with an eating disorder, please note there is content that may be triggering in this post* I am a perfectionist. I hate messes, I hate clutter, I hate clothes that don’t fit, I hate drama, I hate confrontation, and I hate hurting anyone’s…

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mono made me do it.

Hi friends! I feel like it’s been a while since I have caught you up on my life. So… lettuce talk! Oh, and I will throw in some pictures of what I have been eating lately too! First of all, you probably already know I have mono since I mentioned it in my last post…

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