Chronic pain

He sees you

During this beautiful spring season, I find myself standing in my closet, just staring at my clothes. I wonder what shirt I can wear that won’t hurt my skin. That one is too tight, that one has material that is too rough, and that one requires an undershirt which hurts my skin…this dialogue can last… Read More He sees you

Chronic pain

Hope

Romans 5:2-5 “…and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit… Read More Hope

Chronic pain

My Deliverer

Psalm 18:1-3 “I love you, O LORD, my strength. The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I am saved… Read More My Deliverer

Chronic pain

New Beginnings

Last week my son asked my husband to race him in the backyard. But when I stood in the yard ready to race with them, my son looked confused. He doesn’t remember that I love to run – it’s been that long since I have ran. We started racing and I was keeping up with… Read More New Beginnings

Chronic pain

Identity crisis

When I transitioned from working full time as a PT to staying at home with my son, I found myself struggling to accept my new role.  While I’ve always wanted to stay home with my kids and I enjoyed it, I struggled with not feeling productive enough.  After working in an industry for 10 years… Read More Identity crisis

Chronic pain

Contentment

Some days I wake up and wish my life looked different than it did.  I wish that I could have gotten more sleep or go for that run I have been craving or hold my kids without experiencing pain.  I find myself begging God to let me escape my current lot in life. Sometimes it… Read More Contentment

Chronic pain

Serendipity

I don’t know about you, but I am realizing that I find comfort when I buy in bulk.  Trying to buy enough food for a husband who works from home and two little kids who eat endlessly is no small feat.  I feel as if we are often running out of someone’s favorite food.  Since… Read More Serendipity