Category Archives: Illness

Maybe it would be different…

Had I not lost my 1st baby and 4th baby and 7th baby to miscarriage, Had we not been given the gift of another son who overcame his past and grew and flourished and succeeded, Had I not stood by … Continue reading

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A word I don’t like.

Cancer. Yuck. I heard it growing up regarding my grandfather. I was about 9. Not long after, I heard it again: my uncle, my grandmother, my two older sisters. It frightened me. The biggest shock came in 2010 when my … Continue reading

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Hidden in the cleft

Exodus 33:13 ”Now if I have found favor in Your sight, show me Your way, that I may know You, that I may continue to find favor in Your sight. And see that these people are Your people.” Over the … Continue reading

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Carry Each Other’s Burdens…

Galatians 6:2 Carry one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. I can’t tell you what it meant to me, through our cancer journey, to get a card or text that someone was praying … Continue reading

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When the “what if” happens

What if my loved one gets a terminal illness? What if I’m injured at a critical moment? What if my child becomes an addict… or goes to jail? Utterly fails? What if my child tells they are gay or not … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease Update

Post SOT (6 weeks) Sarah: Systemic Yeast believed to be killed (after 5 IV infusions) Some weight loss has occurred Swelling going down from extremities 1st Fewer sick days Fewer low-grade fevers 1 throw up in 3 weeks Started making … Continue reading

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2nd time around: Eat To Live!

Here we are still in the Lyme struggle, post SOT Therapy and deep into Sarah’s new journey with a Naturopath Center. Wow! We have come a looong way since her 2014 rash and 2016 crash (health-wise) 😱 It’s all been … Continue reading

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Not just for me

I kept a book close at hand in 2010, Pearls of Great Price. A devotional by Joni Erickson Tada a quadriplegic woman who has lived in a wheelchair as many years as I’ve been alive!😱 Her story “Joni” is quite … Continue reading

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And when it’s impossible… it’s possible!

I love that Jesus said, what’s impossible for man is possible with God. What a wonderful hope that leaves me in the face of bad news or a devastating diagnosis, or any dilemma of monstrous proportions! When a person’s heart … Continue reading

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Lyme Disease update 2019:

It’s been awhile since I’ve updated on The Lyme Disease journey- Quick over-view: it’s been almost 5 years, Wow. Our beautiful 1st child showed a rash (2014) that Urgent Care could not determine and 2 years later (2016) she became … Continue reading

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