Category Archives: health and wellbeing

Enbrel

Three weeks ago I had my first shot of Enbrel for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Besides the fact that the autoinjector hurts quite a bit, it seriously lowered my immunity. I felt relief from joint pain the day after my shot and … Continue reading

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Peace like a River

Now more than ever, I feel the need to find peace. My body (which has been plagued by immune system problems) yearns for it. My main problem is that I’m a perfectionist with a type A personality, but looking back … Continue reading

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Casting for Recovery

A couple of weeks ago, I took advantage of an amazing opportunity to go fly fishing with a group of other breast cancer survivors in a program called Casting for Recovery. This program is available in 48 states, and has … Continue reading

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A Horrendous Week, a Perfect Weekend

It’s interesting how things can change so quickly over a week’s time. Last weekend, my husband was in horrible pain from what we now know to be a herniated disc and two bulging discs. I felt helpless to do anything, … Continue reading

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Man’s Search for Meaning

I finally read Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl this week. I had seen it mentioned in other books and my senior pastor has referred to it before. From what I had read and heard, this was a … Continue reading

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Unafraid

Lately, I’ve been dealing with some pretty major anxiety. If you’ve read my recent blog entries you’d know why. My main problem is worrying about the future. I keep telling myself (and God) that I just REALLY need to know … Continue reading

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Anxious for Nothing

This has been a difficult school year what with the cancer diagnosis, hubby still not getting a paycheck, as well as my mom’s Dementia, her recent pneumonia scare, and now her worsening kidneys. My job has also gotten harder. I … Continue reading

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