Whether we have good health or chronic illness, life has seasons. Living with chronic illness does tend to heighten the adverse impact of life's ordinary difficulties. Things will happen though that are not connected with our chronic disease. They are just normal life events.
How many times have you said, "No worries, that's as easy as......." I know I've said it countless times during my life. In fact that's how I used to live my life. Everything was seemingly easy and if it wasn't I could quickly convince myself it was. I had a positive can do, absolutely, yes … Continue reading It’s Never As Easy As……
There is always a lot I can write about in regards to my health but today I just want to say "Happy Easter". This is such a wonderful time of the year, full of the hope of new life, as we remember what Jesus did for us on the cross, dying that we might be … Continue reading A “Good News” post ~ Happy Easter!!
What are the rules for living with a rare bone disease? Where can I find that rule book? That's the question my husband and I have been contemplating over recent weeks. I want to try and get out a bit more and when I suggested this great plan of mine, you should have seen the … Continue reading Where is the rule book?
Years ago, when I was much younger, 22 to be precise, I was involved in the restoration of a historic church building. It had been left derelict for years. To see it returned to its original glory as a place of worship was amazing. After the restoration was completed, I would visit the church on … Continue reading How Sweet it is to Trust in Jesus
I'm lying on my bed resting my legs and watching the sunset outside my bedroom window. It is stunning and although I'm in pain, it lifts my spirits and makes me feel very blessed to be alive. It's been a busy week. Hectic actually, well hectic for me. Nothing like my old working week looked … Continue reading The End or the Start of a New Beginning?
It's nearly 3 years since my left femur snapped in two. Those first two years I can barely remember. It's a blur of surgery after surgery, hospital stay after hospital stay, recovery after recovery. Actually recovery is probably the wrong word because I haven't recovered. My left femur is still broken. It's officially diagnosed as … Continue reading The Next “Leg” of My Journey