If your teen or preteen has chronic Lyme disease or any other chronic illness it’s important to minister to them in a way that provides the strength and hope they’ll need to endure their trial.
When you are diagnosed with late-stage (chronic) Lyme disease there are many things you might be temped to do but there are at least 5 things you ABSOLUTELY MUST NOT do.
I clearly remember the day I was diagnosed with Lyme disease. It was in 2009 after a two-year-long journey of visiting doctor after doctor and suffering from very scary and very disabling symptoms. I remember the deep emotions that swept over me because of finally being validated and [Read more…]
If you’re Type A like me you might wonder what you can do to prevent stress and the negative consequences which contribute to disease and illness.
In my previous post, Why Your Type A Personality Puts You At Risk for Illness, I shared what a Type A personality is and how it can contribute to chronic illness and disease. [Read more…]
I woke up at 5 am this morning, not able to sleep because of pain. I can usually get comfortable and go back to sleep but not today. Rather than lie there in misery I decided to get up, grab my Bible, a cup of coffee, and a pile of blankets and head to the deck for some quiet time.
If you’re a mom I would guess that at one time or another you’ve felt “mom guilt”.
You know, mom guilt, like when you disciplined your child only to find out later he didn’t do what you thought he did. Or when you forgot a very important activity and your child had her heart set on going and she cried for hours because she missed it. [Read more…]
Have you ever visited a blog and wondered how they came up with their blog name? Or maybe you’re like me, it doesn’t cross your mind but you just think to yourself, “Oh that’s a nice blog name,” or “what were they thinking?”.
As I was rebranding my blog there were a few things that were really important for me to keep, like my butterfly. To me, a butterfly signifies hope and that’s what I’ve always wanted to communicate to those who read my blog. [Read more…]