A Drastic Change

On Saturday 6th July I had my head shaved! I wasn’t crazy, I did it to raise money, and awareness,  for Yeldall Manor – a Christian drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre for men, near Reading. (You can find out more details, and sponsor me here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/hannah-kirk-head-shave)

Having my head shaved was a drastic change, but something else happened.  Something amazing!

Afterwards I was covered in hair on my face. I walked through crowds of people voicing their admiration of me, to the bathroom. I washed my face in the sink and then took a look at myself in the mirror.  For the first time ever I thought I looked beautiful! That was the most drastic change in my life so far, surpassing the head shave by a long way. I’ve had an eating disorder for 21 years. I’ve been told repeatedly that I’m fat, ugly, and stupid – it took having my head shaved to debunk those things.

I’m so happy right now, and praising God.

I’m going to go now, before I cry. I hope this encourages you.

Blessings and peace, Hannah

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