Lyme is Not My Life

This week proved that Lyme Disease is not my whole life.Lyme has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. For many years, I went to doctors who told me I was stressed and treated me like I was a...

We Are All a Mess

A big hot mess is no way to describe a person, but it has been pretty common in some survivor circles. It seems to me that every single person alive has been a big hot mess at one time or another. No one has it...

Abortion Is Violence Against Women

Let's be consistent. If we are advocating to protect women from violence, but then turn on them when they are most vulnerable, during pregnancy, we betray all the people we work for by our own efforts.It blows my mind. It's not a leap. If we...

Lyme Life Monday ~

Are you stuck in a rut? So many people are. I know a lot of people with chronic illness that have seasons of blah and seasons of exciting growth. I often wonder what makes the difference. Are they just lucky, especially motivated, inexplicably charged with...

Activist with Chronic Illness

Amy Carmichael was born 100 years before me. She was an activist in every sense. She established an orphanage to rescue children in India. Some of the children were trafficking victims or those who were at risk to be prostituted in the temples for the...