After every weekend I spend with my niece & nephew, I fall into a pit of increased pain that pulls open the wound of my fears for the future. I have made true peace with all that I’ve been through in the past; my accident, my surgeries...
You may know that I deal with chronic pain on a daily basis following injuries that I sustained after being hit by a car in 2012. My primary sources of pain are my lower lumbar and SI joint. However, I also have pain issues and limitations in my
I thought that I'd share what I'm currently loving listening to, reading and watching. I'm sharing my favorite podcast, book series, music album, and TV show of the moment (aka last couple of months). If you watch/listen/read any of them,
Today is Jay and my one year wedding anniversary! I thought that it would be a good time to reflect on our first year of marriage and share a few thoughts with you guys as well so here it goes...
Our one year wedding anniversary is a month from today and we finally got our wedding video so I thought that it would be the perfect time to share it! This will be the first of my wedding day posts. I haven’t been able to do them until now because I haven’t had my digital
Yesterday my grandma took my hands, looked me in the eyes and said, “You always make me feel so loved. I just KNOW how much you love me.” And while I want to tackle tons of macro level problems in this crazy world and hang my hat
I have a sinus infection and it’s been such a reminder of the downsides of “invisible illnesses/pain” that I face everyday with my back issues. The huge piles of tissues, cough, etc have elicited a generous amount of empathy from the people around me.
I saw a quote recently that read, “bless the thing that broke you down and cracked you open because the world needs you open.” I think that openness requires a lot of bravery. To be open to our own truths, other people
I know that Jay and I have only been together for 7.5 years and married for only half a year but its fair to say that we've faced our fair share of hardship throughout the course of our relationship. So many people have said things to me about how my accident
I've never been a big 'New Year's Resolutions' person. I am however a believer in being intentional about setting goals for myself and working towards them on a regular basis. At all times, I have a goal that I'm working towards personally and one that I'm working at