Hi guys and happy Monday! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend. 🙂
I wanted to do a recap today of my winter break, because I can’t believe it’s already done and ovaaaa. And that I’m heading back to school today!!
This winter break was truly a blessing. It was a blessing sent from God for sure. Within this past month I was able to figure a whole lot out about myself. I was able to grow and get myself out of a big hole that my depression dug me pretty deep into.
“She confidently trusts the Lord to take care of her.” Psalm 112:7
I officially finished the semester on December 21st, but during finals and the last week I enrolled myself into a group therapy program for depression. So it was definitely a big balancing act of taking care of myself and trying to push through the last bit of school, but I managed. I was also commuting to school at this point too. ( I only live about a half hour away)
I officially finished this program a little before Christmas time, so it was nice timing for sure.
I worked at GNC this break. Just 3 shifts a week, but I really needed the money. (Helloooo XMAS shoppin!) I really love my job there so it made my happy. 🙂
I started lifting more and feeling STRONG. No better feeling!
I did lots of yoga. And began to truly cherish my yoga practice again.
I prayed. I read the Bible frequently and did my devotionals. I went to church. I talked to God a whole lot.
I ate SO MANY SWEET POTATOES. And discovered my love for sweet potato yogurt bowls!!
Siggis yogurt + banana + nut butter + purple sweet potato + cinnamon = HEAVEN!!
I discovered my love for soulcycle.
I got to hang with two awesome amazing gals from IG!!
And eat some awesome food with them. 🙂 (Dig In is BAE)
Allie and I in this restaurant were legit like two 5 year olds in a candy shop. Oh and taking the perfect pic was a struggle y’all. But the plant def made it perfect. #bloggerprobz
I spent NYE with my best friends from college and home!! And we had SUCH a fun night. 🙂
Me, Jillian, Krista, Shana
I spent time with family and my best friends at home.
I began to feel more confident in myself. Depression really sucks all the self-worth you have outta ya and I am FINALLY beginning to gain that back. (Thank ya Jesus!!)
God’s plan is perfect, his timing is perfect. He placed some challenging times in my life during the months of November and December. //“God allowed me to go through rough waters in order for me to recognize the serenity that is the shore.” // The shore is beautiful. Gosh I still have some tough days, but I thank the Lord for the progress I have made this past month. And I cannot wait to continue along this journey of growth and self-discovery, for it is an incredibly beautiful one.
Now tell me:
What is one thing you learned about yourself in the past month?
One thing you are looking forward to this week?
Have the best Monday loves!! Sending allll the posi vibes. You can get through this week and anything it throws at ya!! Xoxo <3
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