A fun-filled night out with friends. A few good smiles and laughs. Some heartbreaking news. Some sorrow-filled tears. Whatever the reason. Whatever the cause. The memories still haunt. The monster still lingers. ——————————————————————————————————————————— I’ve been seizure free for 15 months now. It’s a length of time that I thought I would never see again, butContinue reading “Monday Reflections: Lingering Monster”
Twenty-six people living ordinary lives. Some learning to walk for the very first time. Others with wrinkles around their eyes. All filled with dreams waiting to be realized. Then, one of those twenty-six is caught off guard. Their greens turned red. Their ups turned upside down. Their life taken away by a silent, electrical terrorist.Continue reading “Monday Reflections: One in twenty-six”
After three years, I never thought the monster would awaken. Twenty months ago, what I thought would never happen again did. With the simple passing of time, the tides rose to all-time high, and the storm struck violently once again.
I wake up to a sunrise, but inside it feels like a sunset. It’s not the soft, golden kind. It’s more of a melancholy blue. I said I wouldn’t let the monster in my head win, but some days the struggle is just so difficult.
It might take time, but you can always knockout your obstacles and fears. I let epilepsy gaze into the fist of my strength, and now it has no power over me. It isn’t going to be easy, but we all have the ability to overcome the impossible. We can ALL defeat epilepsy one punch at a time!
The left and the right brain, they didn’t much agree. I had to tell the doctor. It was time for him to intervene. The journey was not pleasant, but neither was it bad. I found strength in my weakness. I found courage I thought I’d never have. I’m grateful for all I’ve been through, ForContinue reading “Epilepsy Defeated”
My heart is heavy. There’s a lump in my throat. I’m trying to stay steady. I’m trying to stay afloat. Why did this happen? This just isn’t right. This is hard to imagine But I need to come to light. This fight isn’t over. I won’t let you down. I’ll regain my composure. And togetherContinue reading “Finding Strength in Sadness”
Tears roll down my eyes and fall to rest on my cheek. Inside, an indescribable feeling takes form. I’m happy and blessed with more than I could possibly need. A smile forms across my face because love surrounds me. There is no need for anything else. Lent has concluded, but its truth remains in my heart. I am reminded of the joy within. It helpsContinue reading “Monday Reflections: The Grace in My Cross”