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Chronic Illness Personal The Overcomer Life

9.26.14- My Journey. So Far.

Please pray for me. After over a year of trying to find out what is going on with me physically, I am going for, what is called a tilt table test. This test, it may give answers that I have been searching for. It may be the beginning of moving toward healing. I would really […]

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Chronic Illness Truth in Trials

The Real Me (on the struggles)

Being sick is embarrassing. It really is. I know others ignore those who are sick. They will look down or walk away when you try to talk to them. They avoid you like the plague. Takes many forms, and nobody knows why. I don’t know why, other than we all seek comfortable lives. If we […]

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Chronic Illness

The Veil

I have been thinking a lot about wearing masks. Most of us often wear masks. Even if we don’t suffer from chronic illness, we wear masks. We put on a show for others. Putting on a show for others is easy, but profits nothing. It doesn’t do anything to help us. It doesn’t do¬†anything to […]

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Chronic Illness

Mindful of Christ

I suffer from a facial disease called Trigeminal Neuralgia. I wanted to write a little bit about that, and today’s struggle I faced while at church. “Taking” about chronic illness can make others skittish, and I understand. Chronic illness is quite honestly very scary. Even as an outsider, it is scary. One of the reasons […]

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Chronic Illness The Overcomer Life

Sick and Tired…

The past several days I am battling some serious physical exhaustion. It comes with the territory. I have Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. I know, it is part of my new territory. I don’t think that fully takes away the pain that I face, but it may make it a bit easier knowing 1) I […]