And Just Like That Everything Changed…POTS

In a moment, a simple breath, life as she knew it disappeared.  How can you go from being active to suddenly bedridden?  This unexpected turn of events generated more questions than answers.  Had she known even an ounce of information as to what had transpired, she may have responded accordingly.  But she was blindsided.  An […]

Yep, I Still Have POTS…

Yes, I still have POTS along with a few other ailments. I am almost finished with all my dental work transitioning to implants.  My symptoms haven’t changed much in the last year, but I also have not gotten worse.  I do not drive more than a couple of miles.  I continue to spend most of […]

Forgiving for Your Own Health…

I remember vividly sitting in his office.  He was someone who was supposed to be my leader.  Instead he was asking inappropriate questions and requests.  I found myself in the middle of a spiritual crisis.  My gut told me one thing, while he told me another.  I was confused and ill-equipped to handle his advances(I […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Truth About Pots…

“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 […]