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Milk and Honey Magazine article on overcoming an eating disorder and anorexia using the teachings of truths of Jesus through the Bible.

Seeing Ourselves Through God’s Mirror

Let’s go back a few years together. I was 14 years old, and I’d just lost 50 lbs in a matter of a couple months for no reason other than I'd basically stopped eating. I knew exactly how many calories I was eating at all times, I skipped social gathers where I knew I would be tempted to overindulge, I was in the gym every single day (slightly dizzy, but you better believe I was going to be there). I was consumed with my body image, and then I remember one day looking in the mirror and weighing myself. I was 5 ft. 10 in and 110 pounds. It freaked me out! I was losing my hair, I had a headache almost all of the time, and what started out as an inspiring dream turned into a selfish nightmare. What’s unfortunate about this is I started getting a lot of attention for the way I looked; I started getting approached for modeling opportunities, women started asking me about my diet and how I got my physique. Little did they truly understand how unhealthy I was physically, mentally, and spiritually.

Whether you are 14 or 40, I think most of us...Continue Reading