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Hi I'm Andrea

I'm a 20 year old struggling with anxiety and depression.

About Me

I grew up in the hills of Upstate New York; as the youngest of 5, I was pretty spoiled. As I grew up, I started struggling with depression, but we always thought it was just laziness because I was spoiled and didn't have to do anything I didn't want to... But after serving a short mission in the Bay Area, I returned home with the understanding that I suffer from severe anxiety and depression. Since returning home, I have moved to Provo and I am learning how to cope with my anxiety. It's a struggle every day.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have read the Book of Mormon and received the peaceful confirmation that it is the Words of God. I know that I must follow the path my Savior has laid out for me by having Faith in Him, being Baptized and Repenting every single day. I know that is the only way I can have eternal Happiness, even if I'm not particularly happy now, I will be when I am with my Father in Heaven again. I know that this life is only a small portion of Eternity and it's worth it for me to suffer a little bit now to have Eternal Exultation.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying to do what Christ would do. I've learned that Christ loves every single person so extremely much, and I want to try and feel a tiny bit of that love He has for everyone. He is my greatest example, and I learn of Him by going to church and reading my scriptures, but I really feel close to Him when I pray because I know it is only through Him I am able to communicate with my Father in Heaven.