Hello all my fellow supporters,
It has been a couple of busy weeks here. Elizabeth had a huge turn for the worse with her Chronic Fatigue. To the point, where we had a few days she could do nothing for herself. She has spent 90 percent ... Read more
Having Fun, even if your child is chronically ill
Well the good news is Elizabeth has FINALLY adjusted to her seizure meds, and her appetite is back with a vengeance. She is still struggling with daily fatigue, due to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Combine that with frequent fevers... Read more
Balancing Seizure Meds and Side Effects
I am feeling frustrated and overwhelmed..... Elizabeth our special needs child, has intense seizures. She was on a medication called trileptal, side effects were minimal, but seizures were not controlled. So, we switched to topomax. Topomax ... Read more
Here I go Again
Well, I haven't been active here in over 18 months now. Life has been crazy. Our youngest, Elizabeth is struggling with major health issues. She has been diagnosed with Autism, ADHD, Epilepsy, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Immune ... Read more
Fighting For Health
Hey All my fellow sparkers,
Sorry I have not blogged in a while, but I have been recovering from surgery.... I got my genetic test back, and I tested positive for the breast cancer gene. My options were to either monitor and wait, knowing th... Read more
I hope this finds you all doing well tonight. Today I want to talk about being content. How hard is it for you truly to be content? For me, and I am sure for most of you, it depends on what I am going through at the moment. ... Read more
Hello Fellow Sparkers,
I hope you are doing well tonight. Yesterday my doctor gave me another motivator to get as fit as I can, as quickly as I can. Due to my family's history with breast cancer, and my own health history, my doctor thinks ... Read more
Learning to Let Go and Let God
Hope all you out there are doing well. Today I had a light bulb moment. I need to throw out the strict scheduling and all my ideas of how things should go, and let God handle the flow. We homeschool year round, but we only homesch... Read more
THE URGE TO EAT
Does anyone else fight this problem. TO me , I like to call it the uncontrollable urge to eat...... Not because I am hungry or "need" to, but just I "want" to.... I eat when I am happy, or upset or bored. or..... well you get the point. And ... Read more
Hello all! I have walked away from my weight loss journey for the past year, and am now trying to get back. Last March, our youngest, at the age of 5 months almost died..... She woke up one morning with a cold and slight wheezing, so I took her... Read more
All you parents out there have had hard parent moments. I had one last night. Little Elizabeth is 3 months old now. Well on Wednesday nights, we go to family fellowship at church. We divide up into different classes after having a meal togthe... Read more
New Years Resolutions!!!!
I hope you all had a good weekend. I had a severe cold, but am around the bend now.
Managed to make it to church, and both in church and sunday school we talked about new years resolutions. In church we talked about potentia... Read more
Ok so many of you have requested updates on the family. So here goes. I will go from youngest to oldest on the kiddos, and no particular order on the adults, LOL!!!!
Elizabeth is doing great !!!! SHe is 10 weeks old, and sleeps for about ... Read more
WHere to start.......
Well we will start with why I was away so long. Simply put , I have no excuse. I was gaining weight for a healthy pregnancy, which made coming on here almost pointless for me.
Our new additi... Read more
Life's Curve Balls
As you have probably noticed, I don't do daily blog like I used too. Well, having two kids, a baby on the way, and a hubby who is gone from the house 4 am until 4 pm can be quite exhausting.
Last week, I went in for some t... Read more