How To Get Your Breakthrough

How To Get Your Breakthrough

It can be hard when you are at your lowest point and have no idea which way to turn. I understand because I have been there. I have done that. Read on to see how I got my breakthrough and how to get your breakthrough too.

“Sometimes it takes a devastating breakdown, to have an undeniable breakthrough.” Unknown

How To Get Your Breakthrough

Get Your Breakthrough- Happiness And Peace

I recently wrote about the long struggle I have had with my body, and with my weight. I was pleasantly surprised that so many people, including males who are normally seen as not really having such issues, could relate to my little post.

One reader also asked me how I got to the place of peace that I currently am. I decided this would be the perfect place to respond.

*Disclaimer: Parts of my story might be hard to read, so trigger warning*

 

My Silent Past

Get Your Breakthrough- My Silent Past

“A thousand images flashed through my mind as I lay there on the floor. Would this moment be my last? I cried. I really didn’t know what else to do. He wasn’t heavier than me but he was stronger.

I knew I couldn’t possibly overpower him, and I felt hopeless and lost. I held my breath as I waited for him to strike. That was the moment I knew I was going to die. That single moment changed my life forever. ”

I think I was at my lowest then. All semblance of worth I ever thought I had in myself was gone. How had I become another statistic? How was I so stupid?

The longer I thought about my situation each day, the more I cried. The more I cried, the more I ate, and the more I ate, the heavier I became.

I was at the very bottom of the barrel, and it would take a miracle to pull me from this hole of depression that I had fallen into.

Luckily, God put some amazing people in my life, and I have never been more grateful. Firstly, they listened as I vented, and yelled, and screamed at them for hours. It was the best feeling ever.

I could finally get everything off my chest. They both comforted and scolded me. The entire time I was in that abusive relationship I blamed myself, and I was wrong. It wasn’t my fault.

It took two years before I could truly believe that.

 

The Road to Recovery

Get Your Breakthrough- The Road to Recovery

After that, it wasn’t a smooth recovery. I had my ups and downs, and my good days and bad. The start of the new me began the day that I cut my hair. Cutting your hair is always a good start, I believe.

It felt like a weight had been lifted, and all the bad memories seemed to grow more and more dim with each and every snip. I worked out a balanced diet which could best work for me and my hectic lifestyle.

Many times we tend to try to fit our lifestyle to a particular fad diet, and because we do not realize that everyone’s body works differently, we end up failing.

This diet included a lot of fruit and nuts, which I found were much better alternatives to the usual stuff I’d been snacking on throughout the day. I also changed my commuting habits and stopped taking taxis in favour of walking, and tried to use the stairs more often than the elevator.

The biggest part of my recovery came from God. I had been a Christian for many years and had seen and experienced wonderful things.

But what God did for me, all the pain He took, this broken heart that He mended; to Him, I will forever be grateful. He helped me to see the beauty in all of my ashes.

He helped me to stand on my own two feet and not be as dependent as I had been on other people. God made me a much happier person.

 

My Happy Present 

Nowadays, I can say that I have a pretty healthy relationship with myself, my body and with other people. I’m in no way perfect, and every now and then, I must remind myself that I am beautiful just as I am.

The same goes for you. If you are going through a similar experience, don’t give up. You’re one step closer to your breakthrough.  You know how to get your breakthrough. Take control of your life today.

Start making the right decisions, and start inviting the right people into your life. Most importantly, never lose hope. Never give up. The ones who gave up will never know how close they came to being victorious.

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  1. mssparkleandglow
    November 16, 2017 / 3:04 AM

    wow this was so touching this reminds me of when i was a little girl watching my mom being abused by my dad I feel so happy that you are in a much better place now keep shining and keep using your words to encourage and inspire others love
    http://www.mssparkleandglow.com

    • November 16, 2017 / 6:14 AM

      Thank you so much. This was a difficult time in my life but I’ve learned to really use bad experiences and grow from them. There’s a lesson in every ordeal

  2. Lisa V in BC
    November 16, 2017 / 10:29 PM

    “But what God did for me, all the pain He took, this broken heart that He mended; to Him, I will forever be grateful. He helped me to see the beauty in all of my ashes. He helped me to stand on my own two feet and not be as dependent as I had been on other people. He made me a much happier person.”

    I love that you are giving Glory to God in this day and age of affirmations and intentions. You are a strong woman and I’m so thankful for you that you had the support you needed to leave. I don’t know your situations, but I believe for many women, abusive relationships are somewhat like the frog in the pot of boiling water – you don’t know how bad it’s going to get as the water slowly heats up.

    Be blessed sister and Never lose sight of the One who loves you so much. You are beautiful and worthy, just the way you are!

    • November 16, 2017 / 10:41 PM

      Thank you so much. This just made me smile so much. Regardless of of anything I ever achieve it will all be due to God. When I was in it, I didn’t know how to get out, but God. Thanks for visiting 😊😊

  3. November 17, 2017 / 1:04 PM

    What a powerful story you have! God is so good! Thanks for inspiring me and I’m sure many others! Keep telling your story! ❤️ I’ve been in a weird place with body love/hate so I really appreciate you sharing.

    • November 17, 2017 / 10:14 PM

      I’m so happy to hear that you could relate to my story. Thank you so much for commenting and visiting. I’ll try to do my best.

  4. raisinghumanbeans
    November 17, 2017 / 5:06 PM

    You are amazing. You story is incredible!! So manydon’t have the strength to get out and find a better life, but you knew God could help you. And that is truly amazing. You are a beautiful strong woman!

    • November 17, 2017 / 10:15 PM

      Thank you so much sweetie😊 😊 It has been a difficult road but through it all, God has bean amazing

  5. November 17, 2017 / 7:41 PM

    What a truly inspiring story!

  6. thislifeintrips
    November 18, 2017 / 3:58 PM

    Touching read. Thanks for sharing.

  7. stephferg82
    November 20, 2017 / 4:16 AM

    This is a really inspiring post. Thank you so Much for sharing your journey.

    • November 20, 2017 / 4:45 AM

      I am so glad that you liked it and took the time to comment. God bless you

  8. November 23, 2017 / 6:35 PM

    Thank you for sharing your story. I have to say I got all choked up at one point. I’m so sorry for what you have had to go through, but as cliché as it sounds, you wouldn’t be the person you are today had you not gone through what you have. Sometimes as hard as hitting rock bottom is, it ignites something new and positive and we blossom into something wonderful.

    • November 23, 2017 / 9:47 PM

      Wow. Thank you so much for the kind words. They have really touched me and you’re right, I would not be who I am today without going through all I did. 🙂🙂

  9. March 11, 2018 / 8:55 AM

    You are without doubt beautiful just the way you are. God sees you as beautiful. Thanks for sharing your story and inspiring others!
    xoxo
    Annie

  10. March 11, 2018 / 8:57 AM

    this was so inspirational. It reminds me to keep faith

  11. Lexi Ann
    March 11, 2018 / 12:47 PM

    Thank you for being brave and vulnerable. And you’re right, it wasn’t your fault.

  12. March 12, 2018 / 1:13 AM

    Allowing yourself to be vulnerable and sharing your pain and perseverance is a powerful thing. I hope you will continue to touch and inspire others with your stories!

  13. March 12, 2018 / 4:02 AM

    Oh, gosh. I am so sorry for what you had to go through. But at the same time I am happy that you had your “breakthrough” as you call it and put the nightmare behind you. Very brave of you to share your story!

    • March 15, 2018 / 5:53 PM

      Thank you so much. It definitely taught me alot

  14. March 12, 2018 / 6:29 AM

    Thank you so much for sharing this, it must have been really difficult to open up like that but I know it will bring a lot of comfort to a lot of people. Great to hear that you are coming out of the other side of such a hard time.

    • March 12, 2018 / 1:41 PM

      Thank you for the kind words. I see it as a lesson I needed to learn

  15. March 12, 2018 / 3:49 PM

    An absolutely inspiring post, giving others hope when they have reached rock bottom and need to pull themselves out from underneath the rock. Wonderful how you managed to do just that and keep on your amazing journey.

  16. March 13, 2018 / 12:40 AM

    The only way up is down. Unfortunately, we have to experience being in the bottom first in order for us to see things with a humble and willing heart before we see the road up. You are blessed my friend. Thank you for sharing your story.

    • March 13, 2018 / 7:33 PM

      You’re welcome. I definitely learned alot from the experience though

  17. March 13, 2018 / 5:36 AM

    I was in the same abusive situation back then. I thought when he pinned me down and strike a blow on each side of my head I am going to die. I can see stars already. I stopped moving until he stopped. It was a painful memory and I look up to you for having the courage to say it. I still can’t. It’s still a secret I am keeping.

    • March 13, 2018 / 6:40 PM

      Oh no! I am so sorry to hear that you had to go through that. You are stronger than this and in time you will heal

  18. March 14, 2018 / 10:05 AM

    I agree with you that sometimes the most difficult experiences can have you emerge triumphant. You know what they say, what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.

    • March 14, 2018 / 11:10 AM

      That has definitely been the case for me and I have most definitely learned alot from it all

  19. March 15, 2018 / 1:45 AM

    Great post! And one I can really relate to. I have been through some terrible times but I have survived them all, that’s got to something right?

    • March 15, 2018 / 1:47 PM

      Yes, what doesn’t kill you will definitely make you stronger

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