Faith, Faith, Flour, & Sawdust

Ubiome

You have probably seen this on Facebook. uBiome (www.ubiome.com) helps you understand what 100 trillion bacteria are trying to tell you. According to the website ……… With SmartGut, you and your doctor can gain valuable insights to better understand what’s going on inside your gut, then take steps for you to feel better. Using precision… Read More Ubiome

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This little light of mine

I love to play this game just to see how far Juanita will go on a tank of gas. I even sing ” this little light of mine I’m gonna let it shine”. My husband hates it. I have faith and hope that I will make it to the gas station. But I do tend… Read More This little light of mine

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That’s no moon………..

It’s a space station! This was written back when we homeschooled. It is still good information. We are doing energy this week in science and were watching a show on HuluPlus called Powering he Planet. This was about technological concerns limited the adoption of clean, sustainable energy solutions. Today, economic and political issues often represent… Read More That’s no moon………..

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My pain with UC

Managed? What does it mean to accept living with chronic pain? And forever? How do people do that? Should they? How could someone have the audacity to label me as “a hopeless case” and define my future, my life? Did this mean relinquishing hope of getting better? Did it mean I needed to stop trying? I… Read More My pain with UC

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Dear body……

Dear broken body, Thank you, you always find a way to send a reminder that you are still there. You have a tendency to remind me daily of what constant pain feels like. You remind me that my guts are defective. But, you remind me that no matter what, you are working hard to stay… Read More Dear body……

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Side effect or symptom or flu

Trip by ambulance to ER Yesterday I woke up not feeling well, but this was different something was off. I had developed a small cough two days earlier. Yesterday it was a full-fledged cough causing me not to be able to breathe. When I started turning blue around the lips I called 9-1-1. The fire truck was… Read More Side effect or symptom or flu

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Anxiety is not my friend

Anxiety takes my breath, my sleep, my energy, my well-being, and parts of my life. I have an anxiety disorder and suffer from panic attacks. They grip me and make it hard to breathe, to make sense of my surroundings. Most of the time I am racked with hysterical crying. One attack can lead to… Read More Anxiety is not my friend

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Earthly and Heavenly Fathers

Good Good Father Sometimes God speaks to you in a whisper and sometimes he has to yell at you. I feel that both of my fathers, heavenly and earthly have spent their lives raising their voice to get my attention. Twice this week, actually two days in a row I was asked questions that centered… Read More Earthly and Heavenly Fathers

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Who I Am……..

Chronic Pain I live with an autoimmune disease, a circulatory disease, and chronic pain. I am learning to not let them define who I am, but it is hard some days. It is hard and it sucks but maybe it is time to figure out how to live my life sick and try to be… Read More Who I Am……..

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I am not broken, I am OK

Life falling into place The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole life fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly. This life likes to push us to our limits, most of the time we come through better for the experience. Sometimes we fall into a black abyss… Read More I am not broken, I am OK