A Great Doctor is Priceless…

There was a knock at the door.  In walked the doctor.  I had been in the hospital for eight days having numerous tests run to find the source of my illness.  At this point, I had searched for eight long years to find a diagnosis.  The only reason it became imperative to find the answer […]

Why Do Bad Things Happen?

Recently, I spoke with a dear friend. Her life has been a series of tragic events.  One after another, she is constantly facing life threatening trials.  Even her childhood was stolen by evil men.  Men who were supposed to protect her ended up being the very ones who hurt her.  “Where was God?” she asked. […]

A Holiday Guide for the Chronically Ill…

“It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”, or so the song says.  A season where friends and family come together and share meals, presents, and time together.  We anticipate it to look like a Hallmark Christmas Special.  A happy family traveling with a car full of packages while the kids are behaving the back […]

Pots is a Turd…

“How do you feel he asked?”  I looked at him with eyes wide open.  Words would not come out of my mouth.  I had plenty to say!  So much in fact, I barely slept the night before because I wanted to make sure I articulated EXACTLY how I was doing.  Yet there I sat, mouth […]

Will I Ever Be That Girl Again?

I wrote an entire blog post, erased it, and have been staring at the screen completely dumbfounded.  How do you explain the unexplainable?  How can you graciously share the reality for so many, when the reality is not a simple description?  I feel I need to preface this post by saying I have the most amazing […]

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 […]