My Faith and My Eating Disorder

In the ten years that I have struggled with eating, body image, and self-esteem, the hardest part was bringing it to God. When I was in the thick of it, I hid it very well, but I was always thinking about it. After I thought I solved it, it was always in the back of my mind. Either way, the last thing I did was think about God’s hand in the whole situation.

I tried everything to lay it at his feet.

Bible verses never helped. I could memorize 1 Corinthians 3:16,17, 1 Corinthians 6:19, 20 and Matthew 6:25 (the typical eating disorder verses) and it…