Living with Chronic Pain

Living with chronic pain can make me focus on everything I  can’t do.  I can’t go on the hayride with the kids. Or walk with them. I’ll never take dance lessons. I can’t climb stairs. I can’t, I can’t, I can’t. Since having a...

Living with Charcot

Going, Going, Gone I have Charcot, a bone disease that destroys the bones in my foot and ankle. The doctor described it as a crush injury because the bones just disintegrate.  This is a disease that keeps taking things away. Living with Charcot is painful. Bones have...

My Strength and Refuge

God is my refuge and my strength; an ever-present help in a time of trouble. Psalm 46:1 I spent 4 days  in the hospital. Severe asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, iv steroids. I have had enough steroids to make the Incredible Hulk seem benign. And this is the 2nd time in...

When Summer Doesn’t Go as Planned

    I had great plans this summer. Print outs of summer Bingo, daily plans, foodie plans and fun field trips. We have done none of these. I first had a cast, that means no trips to the beach, or the pool. It’s non weight bearing so no walking trips.  I...