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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

When the pain just won’t go away….

Psalm 51:17 “I learned God worship when my pride was shattered.  Heart-shattered lives ready for love don’t for a moment escape God’s notice.” Excuse me while I step out of this whirlwind I have suddenly found myself residing.  I feel as though I missed the memo…you know the one that says, “Haha sucker! Try again […]