Wow can you believe we are in July?! I feel like day to day time moves so slow, yet all of a sudden we are in July. If you saw my summer refresh in my powersheets, you know that this season my goals and life are going to look very different. Don’t know what powersheets are? Check … Continue reading July Tending List
The Joy of the Lord is my Strength
A lot led up to you and me meeting here today. Living the chronic illness life is hard and I think it's safe to say that we all struggle to feel/experience joy. Joy was an emotion for so long that I lacked and even envied because I misunderstood it. Nowadays I talk a lot about … Continue reading The Joy of the Lord is my Strength
3 For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. 4 So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be perfect and complete, needing nothing.James 1:3-4 NLT We are halfway through 2020- I feel like we should be ringing cowbells to celebrate that we have made … Continue reading Summer Refresh
I finished late and so can you: my 2020 goals
Happy New Year!!! If you were here with me, or listened to the first part of the "here we goal again" episode on the Chronically Cultivating podcast, you would know that I am ringing my cowbell in excitement! The end of 2019 did not go the way I planned. The last two weeks are completely … Continue reading I finished late and so can you: my 2020 goals
These are a few of my favorite things- Spoonie Edition
Welcome to another edition of These are a Few of my Favorite Things! Today I am sharing 10 of my absolute FAVORITE products that help me live as comfortably as possible despite all the braces, needles, and tape. There are a couple you have already heard me talk about from my first favorite things post, … Continue reading These are a few of my favorite things- Spoonie Edition
This past week my wonderful mother hosted a women's gathering at her church that was entitled: Living Loved. By some happy accidents I ended up being able to go to her event. I knew the speaker Michelle Cote as her husband is a pastor and they are dear friends of my family's. This entire post … Continue reading Stop Striving
Would You Treat Me Differently If…
If I was a presidents spouse/daughter, would you treat me differently? Would you look at my chart, see I have a rare illness, and ask me about it and look it up or would you assume I’m making it up just because you haven’t heard of it or only know a couple things about it? … Continue reading Would You Treat Me Differently If…
Are You a Succulent Virgin?
If you have followed me for any length of time you will know that I love, love, LOVE succulents and am a crazy plant lady. I do not know where you are in your plant journey, but whether you are a seasoned pro or a virgin- hopefully by the end of this post you will … Continue reading Are You a Succulent Virgin?
Signs of Being Strong: Going back to PT
There are many ways people show strength. With a chronic illness, it is easy for outsiders to see us as strong, but we seldom agree with them. Being strong should mean that you can compete in the olympics or hike up a mountain, not lay in bed all day. There are so many ways we … Continue reading Signs of Being Strong: Going back to PT
My favorite salty foods for POTS!
Struggling to keep my salt intake up is a daily battle for me, unlike my husband and grandmother who I swear could eat salt from the shaker. Anyone with POTS has been told to utilize salt pills, but they hurt my stomach so I only take them when it's 100% necessary. To add insult to … Continue reading My favorite salty foods for POTS!