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??
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.
It's on the days of which required a bit of venting to make it through that I have to remember: that's what "Fearlessly Making Sunshine" is all about. The name of this blog, in no way, suggests that finding happiness and warmth is easy. This world is in fact pretty cold to the touch, and… Continue reading Pause.
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.
; I refuse to believe your lies. Dear Body, You will not break me. Do you know how frustrating you make life? I hate that it affects so many other people, and there's nothing that I can do about it. I'm supposed to lose chunks of you, but you laugh at the thought of it.… Continue reading …, but you’re supposed to be.
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