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Christmas 2018, Good Tidings

Ok I have been slack on posting this month. I have not been as agile as the last several months. I am trying to put together a four-year report on the “recovery” from surgery. Since this is the season of giving, I have tried shopping by myself.  The husband went to his families’ home for … Continue reading

#ChronicallyIllAndThankful, Day 4

For this post on being grateful I will combine Empathy and Compassion.  All good souls should be able to feel these for, and with, other people.  So how did Tarlov Cyst Disease make me grateful for these?  Mainly because, like everyone else, I thought I displayed compassion and empathy quite well.  I thought that I … Continue reading

#ChronicallyIllAndThankful, Day 3

Today is Day 3.  Today I chose being thankful for my stubborn-ness.  [I love to hyphenate that word, it makes you feel the word.]  Yep, stubborn-ness.  If I had not gotten mad at the doctors I was seeing, then I would not have researched my illness.  I would not have found out that there was … Continue reading

#ChronicallyIllAndThankful, Day 2

As I continue this #ChronicallyIllAndThankful  I am choosing  “Growth in my Faith”.  Sounds simple enough, right?  But the ultra-religious people will ask if I should not have already had faith and that maybe it wasn’t so great before the disease.  They are probably right.  But first, remember this is about how my illness has allowed … Continue reading

What Makes Us Stronger?

What makes us stronger?  My personal opinion is “life in general”.  It is our choices; good or bad.  It is how we come out on the other side of any trial.  It is how we enter that trial.  Do we face each one head on?  Do we try and keep our grace?  Do we look … Continue reading

My Mantra For Tarlov Cysts

I want to share eight transcending words in a prayer. As Jesus prayed.   “nevertheless not my will, but Thine, be done”   Luke 22 42   The above prayer came from Jesus as he was in the garden before the betrayal.  How telling those words are.  They tell of a man who knows his fate … Continue reading

Empowering Actions to Combat

This post is a continuation of the post on  Helpful Things to Combat Depression from Pain or Illness …… Again I have to explain I am not a medical doctor nor am I suggesting you change what your are told by any medical professional. So, to continue on the with the post …. . Empowering … Continue reading

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