Never Give Up

| November 13th, 2012 | No Comments »

It seems that when you are battling a chronic health problem that the road can be very long, hard and discouraging.  When I’m feeling sad or discouraged I do two things.  (1) I turn to my Heavenly Father and ask Him to show Himself to me and (2) I  tell myself that I am not giving up.  Giving up would only leave me where I’m at, which is not a good place to stay.  I refuse to cry for past experience tells me that crying only gives me a stuffy nose and red eyes.  Not attractive features to be sporting around.  :-) I’ve written some devotionals that may someday be posted on a blog site.  I need to get better at blogging first though.  So, I’m practicing here.  :-) I also love to cook and I do believe that a healthy diet can help a person to heal so there

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My Health Journey

| November 13th, 2011 | No Comments »

I will occasionally be posting about my own journey to wellness on this blog.  Prior to the fall of 2003, I was a very active, very healthy woman.  Three weeks after a steroid shot to my knee I began to experience bizarre health problems.  As time passed I went from someone who loved to exercise and care for my husband and 4 children, to someone who struggled to get out of bed and run the simplest of errands.  My active, fun life had come to a standstill.   I had to drop out of all church and school activities.  Walking to the top of my driveway proved to be a great challenge.  I had so many symptoms all over my body…..and my doctors who I had seen (over 17) had no idea why I was so sick. It seems that I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), and it appears that

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Donations

| November 13th, 2011 | No Comments »

Thank you to all who have purchased my book.   All proceeds from the sale of my book (after taxes) will be donated to various organizations.   Donations will be posted in this blog.  To date, the following donations have been made: $50.00 to Phoenix Rising $50.00 to Enterovirus Foundation $50.00 to EVMED Research $100.00 to The Good Samaritan Fund at Stanford University to help patients with Infection-Associated Chronic Fatigue Syndrome                    

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The Book is Now Available!!

| March 25th, 2011 | No Comments »

If you would like to purchase When Something’s Wrong- How to Navigate the World of Health Care, please click here.

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Welcome!

| June 30th, 2010 | 5 Comments »

I’d like to welcome you to my blog. In this section of the website I will be posting:

  • Articles of interest that relate to health care
  • Answers to questions that are emailed to me
  • My personal health journey
  • Success stories of others

Feel free to contact me through the contact page on this website. I’d love to hear from you and I’ll do my best to respond here on my blog.

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