Carrie Cotton

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

I used to tell myself, that if a certain “thing” happened, I would never survive. I used to tell myself if a certain “thing” happened, I would NOT tolerate it. I would not forgive it. I would not be able to go on with my life. Yet, here I am. Living and breathing.  Going on …

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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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“You’re such a difficult person to get along with.” Those words were written in my grade eight yearbook by a teacher I really liked. A teacher I THOUGHT liked me. Those words have stuck with me to this day.  At the time, I felt a bit crushed by the weight of them. It made me …

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