The Truth Behind the Smile…

Marshmallows…it all started with marshmallows!  For those of you who know me, know marshmallows and I have tight bond.  It’s a safe food.  I don’t know how or why, but I do not have negative reactions when I eat them.  So, it is imperative we always have these little soft cloud-like gifts from heaven at […]

Where is Your POTS?

“Where is your POTS?” she asked me with a confused yet curious look on her face. Innocently waiting for an answer, she looked at my body trying to find this elusive POTS.  I held back my laughter and began to describe what was different about my body.  I explained how my body cannot do what […]

Forever Free…

Today is my grandmother’s funeral. She was 88.  She was 5 feet tall which always seemed so miniscule compared to her spunk, sass, stubbornness, and sense of humor.  For years, I said I would one day write a book filled with quotes from her.  You never knew what would come out of her mouth next, […]

Bow Low and Worship…

When life pulls and pushes you in every direction… Bow low and worship. When your heart feels as though it may explode… Bow low and worship. When you feel as though your closest friends and family have forsaken you… Bow low and worship. When the report you receive from the doctor is devastating… Bow low […]

The Cracked Vase

This morning I lingered a bit longer in bed, not by choice, but out of necessity.  The POTS symptoms greet me each morning before I even step onto the floor.  The spinning, tremors, weakness, etc. are with me every step of the way as I pack lunches, make sure teeth have been brushed, hugs and […]