Carrie Cotton

Just a Girl In The World Sharing The Ups and Downs of a Messy Life

Oh I had it bad. As Joyce Meyer calls it – a case of “stinkin’ thinkin’ “. I was totally caught up in the negative. It didn’t take long either.  A quick comment from a friend that came across as negative and judgemental toward me, in an awkward situation where I was already feeling unsure …

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There’s a quote I love that says “God is up to something or the devil wouldn’t be fighting you this hard.” I think God must be up to something really big, because it feels like the whole universe is against me. My sixteen year old pushing boundaries, just being a teenager who wants to do …

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I caught myself staring at my legs recently.  More accurately, the vericose veins that decorate them like a road map. “Uggg.  I wish I could get rid of these. “  Then I remembered, my mom had them too. It’s a way of feeling connected in some strange way. I still wished they weren’t quite so …

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The girl in the picture is me. Three years ago. When I first jumped into health and fitness for myself.  After struggling for years with low self esteem, lacking confidence in myself. I jumped in.  I worked out. Watched what I ate.  Now I look at that picture and wonder what happened to that girl …

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