The Price of Over Indulgence

Hi everyone!  I haven’t written in forever.  This won’t be a long post– I just wanted to check in quickly. Things have been good here.  As you probably know from my past posts, my Rheumatoid Arthritis returned with a vengeance in July.  I had many pains and swelling.  I was taking Humira every 2 weeksContinue reading “The Price of Over Indulgence”

Cousin Summer and the Return of My Disease

July 24, 2018 This summer has been the most cousinest summer ever!  Given 10 random days, at least 9 of them would include at least 1 cousin hanging at our house.  It has been nice having a full house. My 14 year old nephew has been living with his grandparents, my inlaws.  They live behindContinue reading “Cousin Summer and the Return of My Disease”

Day 96, Let’s Not Get Funky

Tomorrow, Friday and the weekend will be good.  HOT and sunny, I plan to bike ride, swim and read while floating in the pool.  We are going up north next week to celebrate the 4th.  It will be fun and festive and nice to hang out with my dad up there. 

Day 77

THIS is how I would like to feel:  I can’t control what happens to me or my loved ones all the time.  God has a plan and I don’t know what that entails, but know that he will help me get through the tough times— always.  The next time I lose someone that I love, I can grieve without alcohol– or I can pick up the bottle again.  Drinking will not make it better– in fact, it will just make everything so much harder.   I know that during the toughest times of my life, God will help me make it through without picking up a drink, I trust him.