Enjoying the Sunshine in Oct.

Living with a SCI and Chiari Malformation does not mean you have to stop enjoying life. We must do our best to keep moving forward even if it is only one step at a time. Take every opportunity you can to get outside and enjoy the beauty around you. Just sitting outdoors allowing the sunshineContinue reading “Enjoying the Sunshine in Oct.”

Learning to reframe our thoughts

We can all benefit from learning to reframe our thoughts. Living with an Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury and Chiari Malformation has caused me to fight daily to reframe my thoughts as I face many deficits. Daily many of us face things such as lack of sleep, high pain levels, spasming, lack of muscle control andContinue reading “Learning to reframe our thoughts”

Significance

O Lord, what a variety of things you have made! In wisdom you have made them all. The earth is full of your creatures. Psalm 104:24 Each one of us is a unique creature of God that was created to enjoy all thatGod has made. We all play a part in this world, but weContinue reading “Significance”

Resilient

Often when faced with chronic illness and/or injury we tell yourselves and others that we cannot do (you fill in the blank). Yet the reality is that we can and often do the tasks. Sometimes the task seems impossible, but I know from personal experience that with a little bit of hard work and practiceContinue reading “Resilient”

You Are A Miraculous Creation

This picture of a Mama bird feeding her baby was taken by me in my yard a few days ago. God’s beauty and miraculous creations surround us.  It is so easy for us to allow all the negative thoughts take over instead of believing in ourselves. Especially when we are faced with a chronic illness,Continue reading “You Are A Miraculous Creation”