Subject line: Practicing my preaching. May 06, 2015 by Hannah Brencher gainsville, georgia. I wrote this blog post two years ago that went viral. I told girls not to be a back up plan, not to be the girl who sits around on second string. Almost one million people have read that post. Last night, I realized that for the last ten months...I’ve been a back-up plan. I’ve been the “plan B” girl. It hurts to admit that, to admit that I’m not the girl thousands of people think I am. I’m imperfect and I let my heart soak up his sunshine and I didn’t bother to put on sunscreen.So, now comes the moment of truth. Will I keep being her? The hypocrite? The girl who tells everyone that they deserve better, but actually locks herself in the very prison she claims to hold the keys to?I know that I can’t and won’t ever be happy or content being second string. Today, I have to own up. I have to be a woman of my word. Today, I’m responsible for my heart...I can’t blame him any more. Today, I have to admit that I’m grown and that I’m not ignorant in matters of heartbreak, of holding on to something that doesn’t belong to you.I’m exhausted. I wrestled with God last night about it. I got two hours of sleep, but I woke up and with a limp like Jacob, I’m walking toward this and saying that I’m going to be the person who makes the choice worthy of the calling on her life.Today, I stop being the hypocrite and choose to practice what I’ve preached.