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Hi I'm Hannah

I grew up in California. I became an English major. I have learned how to deal with PCOS. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Growing up in the Bay Area of California gave me a good outlook on life. From a young age, I learned that we are all different and that we each have a different way of looking at life. I loved having conversation with people who had a different point of view on all sorts of issues. I see it as a way to help both of us grow. When I was 25, I was diagnosed with Policystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS. This seemed to answer so many questions I had about myself. All of a sudden, I had to change my entire lifestyle. I had to change how my meals and snacks, the way I worked out, and how I looked at myself. I always had a philosophy of eating whatever because living a life of being vegan or gluten-free was having a life not meeting its full potential. Then I found out all the things I had been eating were causing my body real harm. The more research I did into PCOS and food, the more I realized that I need to be very careful about what I put into my body. I started by reducing my intake of sugar and gluten. I saw results within a week. I was happier and my body felt great! I learned that looking out for your body is so important and is the key for a better me.

Why I am a Mormon

I made a choice when I was 8 years old to be baptized a member of the Church. It wasn't until I was 20 years old that I finally became truly converted to the gospel of Christ. I went away to university and the real test of my membership happened. Did I really want to go to church or did I do it because it was what was expected of me? I studied the scriptures and prayed. As I continued to go to church, I knew that what I was learning and studying was true. I started to know for myself that Heavenly Father cared about me enough that He would send His Son to come and die for me. I was more that just a person. He knows me and loves me. I have been given trials in this life that have helped me grow closer to my Savior, Jesus Christ. The more hardships I have and will face, I know I am not alone. I can always ask for help and that the Holy Ghost will come and give me comfort and support as I face life head on.

How I live my faith

My faith is everything to me. Everyone is a child of God. Everyone deserves the same love and compassion as a family member gets. I am about to go out on my mission to the Virginia Chesapeake area and I am excited to share the gospel with those who have been looking for a positive change in his or her life. I also teach a Sunday school class. I look forward to it each week.