I'm never going to be THAT girl. Composed and "PERFECT". I'm a jeans a tee kinda girl - with imperfect skin, scars galore, and improvements to be made. I'm sick all of the time, and REST is number one for me to continue to "human". I've broken countless times, but the important part there is… Continue reading Kintsugi.
A: Well, there are endless reasons, but let me begin by saying how PROUD I am of my husband! He hit his 30lb weight loss goal and is feeling and looking better than ever! Explanation for my not being defeated, for my head held high, and my motivation to keep GROWING? I have already had… Continue reading Q: How am I ok with this??
A Rare Lesson in Life Click above to watch an amazing story of kindness and empathy. She paints such a beautiful picture of all that our world could be, if only we all remembered that everyone has a battle they're fighting. All that we need to do is be kind. It sounds so easy, when… Continue reading Hurt people hurt people.
My upside down is filled with: Nights to sleep - while I lie awake, Time for adventure - is the time I take, to prevent getting sick, to prevent the pain today, to prevent an asthma attack, to rest for tomorrow's plans - so I lay down, to pull the energy from anywhere around me,… Continue reading Upside Down.
Purposely, you stabbed me with your words, And let them run about my mind. You found my most buried obstacle That tortured me through seemingly endless time. You knew how far to force your words, just enough to leave your conscience clean. You've brought about a fresh, new wound, That I've got no will to… Continue reading Talk About You.
"You can't do that. You are not good enough for that. You can't go on anymore. You don't have the energy." -Your Mind (Lies) "When there is no enemy within, the enemy outside can do us no harm." - Ancient African Proverb https://youtu.be/_ICREZm9CtE 💜☀️🦋, Bailey
Watch this everyday. Use it as your motivation to be the best you - the YOU that you imagine. YOU are enough. YOU can change the world. In the process, though, comes failure. Within that failure, which way are you going to fall? I've given up too often in this life. Sometimes, you have to… Continue reading Fall Forward.
APRIL! It's come around again! Having a chronic illness isn't just about finding support and a shoulder to lean on when times get tough (if you're able to lean on someone, that is...) It's about finding awareness inside of people that hadn't heard the name, hadn't known someone who, hadn't given a thought. It's about… Continue reading Sjögren’s Awareness Month
We said it would be a hard year. When we used the word "hard" in December of 2017, we were clueless of what it would add up to. My days no longer feel long enough. The hours fly passed me like the birds from above. My "to-do" list circles my head as a hula hoop… Continue reading Lifeguard.