Family, Fibromyalgi, Health Struggles

Moving Foward

Stepping Forward in Faith How is the Laundry Pile moving forward? In the last post that was originally posted in February of 2017, and updated just this week on November 20th, 2017 I shared a few updates on our family. I also posed the question: What is next for this blog and what are my plans moving forward? I will…

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Health Struggles

Where have I been?

Chronic illness

Hello everyone, I want to begin by offering an apology. It has been several months of quiet here. My health has been quite poor over the past several months. It has been filled with several doctor’s appointments and new medications. When you are living with chronic illness things can change quickly and sneak up on us unexpectedly. It seems that…

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Health Struggles

Weight Loss: 9 Steps to Keep Motivated

  Working Towards Weight Loss Last week I talked a bit about how the past few months have been going in the area of my weight loss and developing healthy habits. If you missed that post you can read about it at My Weight Loss Journey.┬áThis week I want to share with you a little bit about my plans as…

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Spiritual health, Suffering

Is God Good?

Is God good? It can be so easy to look around at the horrors that fill this world and wonder if God is really good. Of course we don’t want to really admit that we might have such thoughts about God. We want to say, “Of course He’s good,” Even so, there are the moments in the dark when we…

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Family, Fibromyalgi, Friendships

The Hardship in the Holidays

When Living with a Chronic Illness the holidays can feel like an approaching storm

  We are approaching a very busy time of the year. And to be honest I find busy times to be very taxing. Physically adding anything to my schedule is very difficult. And the more strain I feel physically the more emotional strain I deal with as well. Since I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia I have been learning how to…

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Health Struggles, Suffering

Weaknesses

Circumstances can leave us feeling weak, but our circumstances and conditions do not determine how God feels about us.

For the past 10 years I have been dealing with Fibromyalgia and an undiagnosed autoimmune disease. My Rheumatologist has said that there is nothing more she can do for me until I get sicker. Hmmmmm that isn’t very nice to hear. I have spent the past 10 years learning what triggers my symptoms and what doesn’t. What things make me…

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