The other night, my family and I watched the movie "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No-good, Very Bad Day". It's a story of a boy who can't seem to catch a break. Everything he does, everywhere he goes, things just don't turn out for the good. His family on the other hand, seem to … Continue reading Terrible, Horrible, No-Good Very Bad Days
Every year, certain dates stand out as being particularly special, my kids birthdays, our anniversary, the day my husband asked me to marry him, Christmas - all special days that bring happy memories to the forefront of my mind. July 10, while not necessarily a happy day, was a pivotal day in my history. I … Continue reading Anniversaries
"Hope is a tease designed to prevent us from accepting reality." It's a dangerous thing to give up hope altogether. Without hope, what reason do we have to live? But somehow we must also be careful to not have so much hope that we lose sight of the reality in which we live. As the … Continue reading Hope is a tease…
It seem there has been a number of Lyme related deaths recently, mostly suicide. My heart hurts to know that so many people are in such despair that they choose death. The trailer below spoke to my heart - particularly the last words: Disappearing From Society Trailer
There is a free online seminar this week focused on chronic Lyme. There are 4 or 5 talks each day and I have been listening intently to each one, hoping something will resonate with me as a next step or something to add to my current treatment protocol. Today's session included a conversation with … Continue reading Dr Klinghardt
One of the hardest things about being sick is feeling useless. You don't have to have a chronic illness to understand what I am saying. If you've ever had a bad cold, the flu, a broken leg, a surgery, or any other impairment, then you know what it feels like to be unable to do … Continue reading Are You Useless?
Discourage: to deprive of courage, hope, or confidence; dishearten; dispirit. Most days, I have great hope. I don't have unreachable expectations that I will get well overnight. I don't even have expectations that I will be completely healed one day. But I do have hope that I will continue to heal and improve. Then … Continue reading Discouragement