Filed under Beating The Body Image Blues

Finding your Heather

One Sunday night, when I was early twenties and bound by my body image blues, I went with my new college group to the music director’s house for cinnamon rolls. Yes, you read that right. Home. Made. Cinnamon. Rolls. Like… it takes two days to make these – Home. Made. Cinnamon. Rolls. Be still my skinny heart. … Continue reading

Just. One. Thing.

“Name one thing you love about your body.” The counselor’s words left my friend staring back like a deer in headlights. “Just one  thing. And let’s thank God,” the counselor repeated. “I can’t really think of anything.” “Just one. And thank Him.” “My wrists.  I really love my wrists. Thank you God, for my pretty … Continue reading

This Is How We Win – A Guest Post

They triumphed over him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony… Revelation 12:11 Guest Post/Testimony – Kristal Cohen Wow!! I have been asked to guest post on Becky Crenshaw’s blog. You need to understand what an honor this is for me.  I am blessed to be a part of … Continue reading

A Bombshell’s Battle – Making War

I have recently had two conversations with two very different women. Two women with different walks of life. But ONE very similar problem. BODY IMAGE. Woman one: She is just precious with a joyful, tender heart for the Lord. Girlfriend is GROUNDED. She’s been walking with the Lord for years. Solid family. Awesome husband. Three daughters. … Continue reading

Where’d our Angie go?

 Card-carrying American Idol advocate coming to you live this morning from behind her computer screen. Yes, that’s me. I am one.  I haven’t missed an Idol season yet and don’t plan to either.  Brent and I set the popcorn kettle on the stove every Wednesday night at 8pm, ready to watch the contestants do their … Continue reading

If You Talk Smack …

My husband doesn’t entertain my body image games.  Brent doesn’t respond to my game of standing in front of the mirror, cross-examining my this-must-have-shrunk  outfit, or examining my thinning hair, studying my aging hands, or lifting my tired eyes up at their corners. Nope, Brent doesn’t play my game. In the past twelve years of marriage, Brent has listened … Continue reading

Beating The Body Image Blues

I will confess and praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Wonderful are Your works, and that my inner self knows right well. Psalm 139:14 AMP Maybe it is because I work in a gym. Maybe it is because people know my story. Maybe it’s because my husband and I have spent a lot of years working with young adults. Or … Continue reading

Window-Seals and Winners

Thanks be to God for his inexpressible gift! 2 Corinthians 9:15  Thank you so much for all of your comments and sharing you “delights” of the past few days!  So many of you are delighting in the spring-like weather!  Come warmth, don’t delay!   I am HONORED to announce the TWO winners of these Women’s … Continue reading