As we prepare for our upcoming series, Lisa is sharing more of her story today on her blog. I am including a preview below. Please be sure to visit her at “Me Too Moments for Moms.”
“Every time I climb on to a plane, I hand over the control of my life to the pilot. I trust he knows what he is doing. I’ve learned I can trust God even more.” Quote from Brave Mom by Sherry Surratt (pg132).
I had a horrible taste in my mouth and an awful stomach ache. I thought at first it was the stomach flu. This was not a good way to start out the day.
I sat on my couch huddled over. I helplessly wrapped my arms around my stomach wishing that I would just throw up and get over it. But nothing happened.
I felt a heavy blanket on top of me, keeping me from moving and thinking clearly. It was a blanket of shame and fear.
I started listening to old tapes in my head telling me that I’m a failure and that I will never do anything right. I was feeling discouraged so I started to agree.
I sat frustrated with myself for acting out the night before. Why did I do it? Why do I do this to myself?
I remember feeling overwhelmed and worried. It seemed as if there was too much for me to figure out on my own. I had no clue how I was going to come through with all I needed to do. This made me feel anxious.
I panicked and found food to stuff in my mouth and swallow. I took no break and just kept eating until I realized that I was coping with food again. This realization didn’t make me stop…
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