Treasure Box Cure? An RA and Believer’s Story

Pain is a cruel master forcing me to think of relief in lieu of lovely things like planting lettuce or hiking or vacuuming. Yeah, rather vacuum the whole stinking house than deal with this - it's a bugger! Come on remedies - unite!!!

How To Stay Calm: TEDTalk on Health Decisions

Repost of TED Talk with Daniel Levitin - listen closely about the decision on medication. Be prepared to talk to your doctor about any medication they recommend. https://embed.ted.com/talks/daniel_levitin_how_to_stay_calm_when_you_know_you_ll_be_stressed

Hot Flashes – An RA Story

When RA flare-ups hit, I feel sick. My brain, muscles, bones - even my skin falls ill. These days are hardest to get through. I push my body to the limit which doesn't take long at all, then I rest. I used to lament, now I surrender. This morning, I am off to my see … Continue reading Hot Flashes – An RA Story

5 Things I Wish I Knew: Repost of NYTimes Article on Chronic Illness

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/18/smarter-living/five-things-i-wish-i-knew-chronic-illness-crohns-disease-ibd.html?fbclid=IwAR3YcrnL9mCj70M27syLWbs7m46mYC5DkJUeG5ecWZGYGkFZELt6qbHC-X8

Leaving It All on the Table: A Believer’s Story

Honestly - this is me on the mornings after our monthly Women of Faith and Friendship dinners. My friend Sherry and I cook and bake up a storm of food to feed about 15-20 ladies. We make enough for them to pack leftovers for spouse, lunch, or next evening’s meal. We throw ourselves fully into this … Continue reading Leaving It All on the Table: A Believer’s Story