Tagged with health

Health and Happiness – Achieving Goals

Health and Happiness – Achieving Goals

Chronic illness is exactly that… chronic. Consistent. A vicious cycle. Every day. All day. Living with a chronic illness is not an excuse – it’s a reality. Many of us struggle to move beyond the every day aches, pains and flares out of fear that our body will trigger another vicious cycle of illness. A … Continue reading

Save Time with Baby Food Dots

A few months ago, my infant son started spitting it out his baby food. I got so frustrated that I just stopped giving him baby food on a spoon. He is a very independent kid and I assumed he just wanted to feed himself. I tried to give him bananas – he gagged. I tried to … Continue reading

Guest Post – Chronic Pain and Exercise

Guest Post by Michelle Spadafora – I believe God has purpose in everything. Always. So it’s no coincidence that Michelle contacted me with her Christian exercise plans. After having a baby and dealing with an increase in my pain levels, I am truly thankful to connect with her. She found me on a fellow Christian’s … Continue reading

Guest Post – God Told Me to Wait

Guest Post by Shannon Andersen – I am humbled to introduce a very dear friend of mine. Shannon shares her journey as a new parent and her son’s unexpected health challenges in the first few days after birth. As a new mom, Christian and friend… I admire her strength and willingness to share a rather difficult story. … Continue reading

Living on a Gluten-Free Diet

What is it like to live on a gluten-free diet? I get this question a lot. For anyone out there that might be considering a gluten-free diet, I do have a few answers to the common questions. So let’s begin… I hope you find this helpful… Q: What is gluten? A: Gluten is a protein … Continue reading

How to Process Endometriosis

Your life changes when you receive a medical diagnosis. Since everyone processes things differently, here is what I’ve learned over the last 15 years of dealing with chronic pain and finally finding the answers. 3 weeks prior to marrying my best friend, I opted to have exploratory surgery. The result was Endometriosis (read more here). … Continue reading

My Reality of a Brain Injury

A doctor once said to me, “You just need to learn to relax”. This was shocking at the time since most of my friends referred to me as super-chill and laid back. Another doctor had told me this when it came to my chronic low back pain, “It’s not as bad as you think – … Continue reading

Confessions of a Former Skinny Girl

I have gained weight. Phew! There… I said it. I’m sharing this with you because I feel you can relate. Do you know what I mean when I say… “in my head it didn’t seem that bad until I saw myself in a full length mirror.” Yeah. I finally realized it was time to break up … Continue reading

Guest Post – Life Through God’s Design

Guest Post by Jenny Lorton – Allow me to introduce a reader with an incredible story. Jenny is a survivor and an inspiration. I hope that her story will inspire you to press on and be hopeful in the promises of our Lord and Savior. God bless you, Jenny. Thank you for sharing! —- For … Continue reading