Guest blog from a chronic sister that I hold in high regard. Pray for her as she begins a new journey and God begins a great work in her life. 💜LenaSo the word is out. No more hiding from it, now is the time to wait in faith. Some of you may know that I … Continue reading And If Not….
There is something about the sweet union of chocolate and peanut butter that makes my mouth water. These no-bake cookies are a family favorite. I think they are also call drop cookies. My Hunny's Granny used to keep them in stock in her kitchen in her favorite olive green Tupperware canister. Whenever visiting everyone just … Continue reading No-Bake Cookies
10. Yes, I'm tired of being sick. 9. "Are you getting better?" Define better. 8. I just don't feel good- no, I don't have a reason. 7. If it requires putting on a bra- it's not happening. 6. If Netflix knew- they'd charge me double. 5. My brain wants to- my body refuses to cooperate. … Continue reading Confessions of a Chronic Illness Warrior
My personal monkey likes to pee all the time. It has a delicate diet and gets cranky when I've been out to long, or if I'm feeling particularly stressed- he does jumping jacks on my bladder. Nope I don't have an alternative personality- nor am I making fun of that- but I do have … Continue reading Serving God with Monkeys
I had read recently on a page devoted to IC treatment and general discussion something that astounded me. Women with no faith values (Agnostics and Atheists) were fed up with Christians. They’d had all the “Have faith in God” they could stand. While I’d be the first to tell you that I believe in each … Continue reading Lacking Southern Hospitality
Before being diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis (in-ter-stish-uhl sĭ-stī'tĭs), I knew some ladies with chronic Illness. I knew a bit of her struggles and she had confided in me some of the challenges. I had petitioned the Lord on her behalf many times for supernatural wisdom, strength, and divine blessings. What I didn’t know was that … Continue reading Chronic Illness World
Welcome Spring, The pollen deposit has been exponential this year. The green grass and trees are quite enchanting with varying hues of the green growth. Spring is everyone’s favorite time of the year- except me. 🙂 I’m a fall gal personally. Yes, the weather is lovely and a bit bipolar in Texas. And if you … Continue reading It’s just a Cold!
Weren't you diagnosed with something? How the heck are ya? I shared my path to discovery of the IC crisis in an earlier post. You can find it HERE. I am a little over three months into this permanent lifestyle that affects not just me- but the whole family. I am quite sure they all have … Continue reading 3 month update
Without hitting the persona attack overload button I’d contemplated just five small character traits one needs to curb for this year. We are all with flaw and our densely inflated pride fogs our view and we sometimes don’t like to hear that or accept it. We need a pause of self-examination to check for split … Continue reading Character Reform
Friday before Thanksgiving, I loaded kids, grocery list, coolers, and made our way for the big town of Huntsville to do haircuts and shopping for the impending holiday. On the way we learned that lil Sister never made it to cosmetology school. A student was texting my eldest with questions and it put us in … Continue reading Irreversible Damage