There are so many languages from near and far, culturally driven, passed down from generation to generation, taught in schools and across the world. "Love Languages!" These are the language by which you give and receive love. We all have them. We all have preferences of how we want to be loved. We all have … Continue reading What Love Language Do You Speak?
According to the Bible, there are many mentions of forgiveness (KJV) Mark 11:25 - And when ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. Ephesians 4:32 - And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as … Continue reading What Is Forgiveness?
Last night we had a wonderful time with Ed's parents as they prepared an early Thanksgiving dinner to spend time with us. I enjoyed the conversation with Ed and his parents, the peacefulness, the laughter, sheer gratefulness and thankfulness of just family. We spent hours there. I woke up this morning, as I do every … Continue reading Shouldn’t We Be Thankful Everyday?
https://youtu.be/cz5P8AEQRKo When we began this blog, it was to be geared towards traveling with the ups and downs of our illnesses along the way. Little did I know that our traveling would come to a stand still and our illnesses would take precedence over everything else. When I speak of traveling, we were traveling locally … Continue reading Ashlyn -Down To My Last Spoon
After several weeks of waiting, I received "THE EMAIL". I am officially a Pura Vida Brand Ambassador! What does this mean to you? Let's talk about that briefly. Are you interested in handmade items? What about those that support a cause and raise awareness? What about jewelry that does the exact same thing? How about … Continue reading Pura Vida Brand Ambassador
When your body either doesn’t produce enough insulin to maintain glucose levels that fall within the normal range or your body is resistant to the insulin effects, this is type 2 diabetes. Being that glucose is a sufficient fuel for your body, it is of the utmost importance that it be maintained. Type 2 diabetes … Continue reading Type 2 Diabetes – In Reverse
I had the privilege of being a guest on “Down to My Last Spoon”. I’m very nervous about sharing this. It’s exciting to discuss the history and mystery of my invisible illnesses with a fellow warrior, especially one that I have so much in common with. To allow the world to hear it, that’s another … Continue reading Down to My Last Spoon-My First Podcast as a Guest
It's quite an accomplishment when you hit milestones. Sometimes others do not realize what a considerable undertaking it is to an individual that has a distinctive goal in mind. When Ed and I were discussing the idea of a blog, we honestly had not a clue as what to expect, frankly, we still don't. Most … Continue reading Milestones
My body hates me... It's attacking itself... Have you ever heard of someone saying this? It's very surprising to know how countless people deal with autoimmune illnesses and the world never sees it, they disguise it all so well. You would be surprised by the number of people who live with these beasts. Overall, the … Continue reading Learning to Live in a Body That Hates You
Earlier this week we decided to check on the foliage again in the Blue Ridge Mountains. We have been tracking the color activity for weeks now. On Twitter and Instagram, I've seen very beautiful foliage photographs, from the Parkway and Shenandoah. Ed and I first ended up at Crabtree Falls, we opted not to take … Continue reading The Blue Ridge Parkway and Crabtree Falls