The irony on September being Sickle Cell month is that very same month this disease put me in the biggest fight of and for my life. I won that battle but not the war as there were so many more battles that followed. I will forever be fighting I may not always win but I… Continue reading September in Sickle Cell Awareness Month
Did I share with you my depression period - it all happened in my life after a coma well of course this is what my blog is all about. So here goes my chapter on DEPRESSION. I never knew or understood what depression felt like. After all I have never really been depressed before September… Continue reading Depression and Mental Health
Hope everyone is in good spirits tonight. My last post was July 6 and it seems like so much have happened and nothing has really happened. Who am I kidding? So after my COVID move I have now settled so much that I am working. My first office job since the coma. Here begins another… Continue reading COVID-19 Life
This post is for my silent suffers, my invisible suffers, my silent warriors. Many people may not know or are unaware but autoimmune basically means when your very own body immune system attacks health cells. The first time my own body's immune system attacked me was in 2014. I knew something was wrong because to… Continue reading Autoimmune
May 20, 2017 After a long day of flying and a week of rejuvenating my mind body and soul I have a letter.... Dear Life, Lupus and Sickle Cell, If you want me to bow, I will stand up straight. You can kick me down today but I will stand tomorrow. If you want me… Continue reading Facebook Memories
Pain caused by emotional distress is more deeply felt and longer lasting than that caused by physical injuries, according to a new study. Aug 28, 2008. Read Now having been through both I can understand why research says this. If there is anything I have learned about pain in my life is that, unless you experience that specific kind of pain you… Continue reading P.A.I.N.
It's been a while I have been able to sit and write something, but the hip journey had been difficult. I finally had my surgery on December 13, 2019. I spent my 47th birth in pain and about 8 hours discharged from the hospital, Thanksgiving was a lonely dinner and Christmas was spent sleeping the… Continue reading Good Bye 2019
A coma is a deep state of unconsciousness. An individual in acoma is alive but unable to move or respond to his or her environment. Coma may occur as a complication of an underlying illness, or as a result of injuries, such as brain injury. A coma rarely lasts more than 2 to 4 weeks September 5,2014 was my last normal day… Continue reading The day I went to sleep
Sometimes I get confused when God is telling me it’s time to move. I recently moved to Houston TX last year, but I have been miserable. I am not sure if it’s the state or my expectations of people/ family, but I am considering going back to the East Coast or moving to a different… Continue reading Forced to fly
Happy Sabbath/Saturday (this is a short post) I swear this is taking way longer than I anticipated. My doctor did explain that even if I had the same name surgeries done, the healing and recovery time can be very very different, but geezzee Louise it's annoying. Anyway, pain has felt a lot better in fact… Continue reading Recovery week 8
Tomorrow begins the new academic year for school in my district. Part of me is excited and part of me is still physically healing, so I am concerned how I will begin this year. A random stranger from this game app I play "words with friends", asked what do I occupation wise, I said substitute… Continue reading Teaching isn’t my job, it’s tied to my purpose.
I think one of the most difficult things that a human being encounters is the notion of faith and belief. Because of our human nature and the physiology of the human creation, we are created with senses. We are naturally inclined to hear, smell, taste, touch, and see. The more I mature in my walk with the Lord,… Continue reading Trusting Good in a Physical World
There is something about 2 am. I don’t think the devil takes much time off in the day but I know for sure he pulls double shifts at night. I can’t go back far enough to recall a day where I didn’t struggle with the terror by night that causes my stomach to flutter, my… Continue reading Never bring a horse to a tank fight
I have blogged and wrote about the world is that battle field. The bible says in Ephesians 6:11-12 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of… Continue reading Scars – Unapologetic ME
Whenever I think about myself or anyone going through the valley of drybones, broken dreams and dried up hope, there is a scripture that refreshesthe soul. "The LORD will guide you continually, watering your life when youare dry and keeping you healthy, too. You will be like a well- wateredgarden, like an ever-flowing spring." Isaiah… Continue reading Gems for life