• How to Thrive with a Chronic Illness
    IBS,  inspiration,  POTS

    How to Thrive with a Chronic Illness

    Getting diagnosed with a chronic illness turns your whole world upside down. Suddenly you can’t do many of the daily activities most people never think twice about. Fear becomes a constant nag in the corner of your mind, and you lose confidence in your future. I know this because it happened to me. Getting diagnosed with POTS  and IBS was one of the hardest, yet most rewarding trials I have faced so far. I’ve learned patience, compassion, perseverance, and most importantly, dependence on God. I truly believe my faith and the prayers of those who love me have brought me this far in my healing journey. Although I’m not cured…

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    15 Interesting Facts About Me~Day 8 of The 30 Day Blog Challenge

    Hello lovely readers and followers! Welcome back to Day 8 of the 30 Day Blog Challenge! Today’s Topic: 15 Interesting Facts About Me 15 (Mostly Interesting) Facts About Me I know all of the lyrics to Feliz Navidad. I’m left-handed–but I can do a lot of things with my right hand (like knitting and using scissors). I’m always changing my hair style. I’m becoming obsessed with flying and airplanes (more on that here). I’m working on my first novel! I struggle with chronic illness, but God always gives me the strength and energy to get things done. I love people–even if they drive me nuts. I try to see the good in…

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    Quote Challenge~Day 2 (James Dean)

    Hello lovely readers and followers! It’s Day 2 of the Quote challenge–where I post my favorite quotes and nominate other bloggers for 3 days. Today’s quote is by the late Hollywood actor, James Dean. To be honest, I’ve never seen any of his movies. However, I always thought he was cute as a teen and still have a picture of him in my room with this quote! When I first heard this quote, I loved how it encouraged me to dream impossible dreams. I am a dreamer at heart, and that’s probably why I love to write. But I want to be more than just a dreamer. I want to…