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    I’m Not a Fan of Pain

    And I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t scared. I am scared. And weepy. And my emotions are slightly yo-yo-ey these days (I realize yo-yo-ey isn’t a word…but I’m giving myself grace due to my minimal thought-aligning abilities lately. My thinker is no Bueno). I almost didn’t post an update because really, who wants to admit they’re frail. And sniveling. And well…pretty much praying–All. The. Time. I guess that last confession is the best one. Because it’s true. It’s amazing how life’s hurdles bring us to our knees, and render us humbly before God. I’ve always been a Bible-studying girl, but when sickness hits, I kick my studies into…

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    Good News, and Not-So-Good News; or Professional Patient Take 2

    God’s doing some soul-stretching in my life right now, that’s for sure. How do I know? Well, I’ve experienced way too many highs and lows lately for something amazing not to come of this experience. Let me explain. It all started in September of 2014. I tried jogging my normal 3-mile route, but couldn’t. Unusually tired, my cellphone slipped from my hand as if my fingers had morphed into one of those dangling pronged claw cranes typically found in arcade rooms. You know the one. It’s created to entice youngsters to deposit quarter after quarter, because they think at any moment they’ll lift that fluffy teddy bear to freedom, but…