I wil always love this picture of myself. It represents so much more for me than what the eye can see. I remember going into my Physicians office, then after looking at my chart, he said it was official. I had lost 109 pounds by way of diet and exercise alone. All I could do was cry.
For me, initially, it wasn't about the aesthetics. I was happy that I could now move again. That I could get off of the eight prescription medications that were starting to erode my stomach; and get back to living a life of and honor.
Fibromyalgia is a terrible disease. It is chronically painful, from head to toe. I am often still in pain. But as Jesus is my help, it will never get me like that again. God said, "If you allow me to heal your heart, mind and soul...your body will follow. And that is exactly what happened.
As a result of doing work: inner and outer. I am able to live an active life today three years later and have not gained any weight back.
The oddest thing happened to me as I was doing research for my book. According RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. Fibromyalgia and other forms of chronic, widespread body pain and insomnia are amongst several other symptoms of sexual trauma.
I had no idea, but was relieved when I read that. Now, it's all making sense. So, I will Stay tuned because more will be revealed.