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Power of Prayer

Monday, January 14, 2013

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I believe in the power of prayer. Thank you to all those who have prayed for me the last week. I feel your love and prayers. Today was the first day in a long, long, long time that I felt like just "Netty".

Last night, I went to an LDS 12-step meeting and was so overwhelmed by evil feelings and just broke down and said so at the meeting and expressed how LOW I felt and how ready I was for these feelings to leave my body.

The missionary in charge of the meeting spoke to me as I was walking out and said he would give me a priesthood blessing. I have been to many of these meetings and never been asked this before, nor have I ever seen anyone else solicited for a prayer.

Well... he gave me a blessing. I felt calm afterwards and was able to come home and get 6 HOURS of sleep.... Most in the last 2 weeks since stopping bingeing (I sleep great when I am bingeing weird).

I woke up this morning with a little anxiety, worried about going to work today but ready to go.

I was just fine at work. Felt at peace, not overwhelmed at all. Had a slow, quiet lunch break. Enjoyed my food. Talked to people about my bulimia without even crying. I felt okay and ready to deal with it.

I came home and talked to family and friends still without crying. I feel pretty good. Nothing exceptionally exciting, but I feel like I am just living and just being Netty again. IT feels great. There is so much hope in me. I feel people's strength and their belief in me. They truly believe in me, my soul, my spirit, not my physical strength... MY inner Netty that is a a sweet, kind, beautiful person.

THANK YOU for Being YOU and Loving ME.

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VTRICIA 1/15/2013 4:32PM

    That is great to hear. While theoretically blessings should be requested, I don't think the good samaritan waited for the injured man to ask for help. He responded to the man's need.

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JANEMARIE77 1/15/2013 4:10PM

    small steps glad you are finding your peace

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BUTTERFLY-1976 1/15/2013 1:17PM

    That great news!!

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MPETERSON2311 1/15/2013 12:58PM

    that is great great news!

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PRINCESSPP 1/15/2013 12:24PM

    You're on the path to success .. Thank you for realizing how important you really are and what is really important in life .. You have taken the biggest step of your life !!! I'm proud of you !!!!! My prayers continue hun !! emoticon

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MBSHAZZER 1/15/2013 10:45AM

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So glad to hear you are feeling more at peace!

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BLUENOSE63 1/15/2013 6:32AM

  Netty

One day at a time my friend....small steps will lead to great strides. It makes me happy to know that you are on your way to weathering this major storm. As always, we are hear to support you in your journey

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Cheryl

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CAMAEL100 1/15/2013 6:31AM

    Great to see you finding peace again. There is great power in people getting behind you and praying and sending positive vibes and energy your way.

Hope your day continues to be peaceful!



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BOGUSANNIE 1/14/2013 11:05PM

    This is great Netty!!!

You HAVE to remember this feeling for when you have low times, you will need to draw from this.

Baby steps....one day at a time!

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