Struggling on my journey…

I'm not feeling well today. Nothing new; I haven't felt well in a long time. I have a whole host of pains and other issues and it seems no one in the medical field is taking me seriously. I have pain like I've never had before. The pain in my legs when I'm sitting gets... Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to a Friend

My Dear Friend, It seems that life has been harsh these past few months and it has taken a toll on you. I am truly saddened and heart-broken for what you are going through. Though I do not know the circumstances that brought you to this place or what the future holds, I just want... Continue Reading →

Hope Will Come

I have been reflecting a lot this week on one of my favorite promises from God, Jeremiah 29:11. “For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope." A few years ago I was thrown into... Continue Reading →

I tried…

I was hoping I was on the upswing but that didn't last long. I was right back in my room that evening, feeling overwhelmed and weepy.  I'm back to feeling like crap and crying once again in a stupid diabetes education class. Just doing a meal planning exercise, with calorie and carb counting, overwhelmed me... Continue Reading →

Depressed and Overwhelmed

I've had a really bad couple of weeks but I think I'm on the upswing now. Depression was sucking the life out of me and everything, I mean everything, was overwhelming me. Monday was my first class of a 4 week series on diabetes education. I kept tearing up through the entire class. When the... Continue Reading →

The Ugliness of Who I Was…(Part 4)

This will be the last segment of The Ugliness of Who I Was... but the story is not over. There is a better story coming...I promise. The Ugliness of Who I Was…(Part 4) In late 1998, through a series of events, I began corresponding with a man in prison, Ricky. I had no intention of a... Continue Reading →

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