This morning I awoke with more vim and vigor than I have in the past year. Most mornings I feel as though I am walking through wet cement in the middle of thick swamp fog. I think today's improvement is a combination of this commitment to giving and the modification to my treatment. Whatever it is...I LIKE it:)
Last year, before my illness hit me, I was working out in the gym at least 3 times a week and was like the energizer bunny mom. Many things have changed for my kids,…Continue
Today I woke up nervous as I usually do the day of my IVIG. For those of you who don't know what that is, I spend 6 hours hooked up to an IV so that the autoimmune disorder I have calms down. I have these treatments every two weeks, in my home by the same nurse each session. While I know it helps me, it is not a fun process by any stretch of the imagination and I'm always a little edgy. I was not edgy today but still a little nervous, plus I had no idea what I was going to give today.…Continue
Today was one of those days I could have spent all day in bed. I was tired to the core from yesterday's trip to the other side of the state and nervous about my new meds. I knew the instant I started to meditate that my mind was growing cluttered with worries and stress. I decide that today I would give myself the gift of rest so I could wholly participate in the greater community. Today I give myself a break, today I give myself a break, today I give myself a break.
I had a very big day ahead of me today and I woke up late so I had to keep my morning prayer and reflection short and simple. I also realized that I would be spending the majority of my day in the car, I had my appointment with my neurologist on the other side of the state today, so i was feeling challenged in how to give today. For the sake of myself and humanity, I decided to follow the K.I.S.S. rule. Today I simply give, today I simply give, today I simply…Continue