The Hunger Shame

I have a secret to share. In the picture above I’m at an Empty Bowls event at UNCG where many alumni gathered to paint bowls which would be sold to raise money for the food pantry on campus. I had a lot of fun catching up with my friend and also getting to know other people. But what nobody knew was that I was not receiving adequate nutrition at the time (I ate but not a balanced meal). I’m actually writing this the week before I leave to go to Brazil and I’m praying for a miracle to pay my final bills and also have money to buy the people who volunteer to help me move something to eat (I ended up being blessed by several people my last week). The reason I didn’t share (not even with my family) until now was because of Hunger Shame. Continue reading “The Hunger Shame”