Jun 16, 2021
I lettered this piece a couple years ago and never shared it until now.  I’m so grateful to God that He “does not leave us as we are.”  My earthly body is so broken from disease (more on that below), and to know that Christ will one day give me a new body—what a wonderful promise. ❤️ For the past 3ish weeks, I’ve been experiencing lightheadedness along with a severe, persistent headache every single day and night.  It’s been so very hard to go through as none of my pain meds have been helping much.  On top of mitochondrial disease, I have something called [...]
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Sep 22, 2020
Hi friends,   I just had some prayer requests again.  It’s been almost 3 weeks since I came home from the hospital, but I’m still really weak.  So in addition to physical therapy, my doctor referred me to occupational hand therapy at OHSU as it’s so hard to open/hold things, hand letter, etc. (the above piece is an old piece that I lettered more than a year ago).  I want to go back to my “normal” routine, but I’m not able to because of this weakness. 🙁  Please pray that I can get stronger and also be able to find a balance with working hard at therapy but not [...]
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Jun 1, 2017
Hello friends,   My family and I got back from CA on Sunday.  It was a super quick trip, but we were able to spend a lot of time together which was so special. :)   Our first two evenings there, I suddenly had terrible nausea and severe muscle weakness to the point that I couldn't lift my arms or even get up to brush my teeth.  All I could do was lay on the hotel bed.  It was even so hard to hold my phone up. :(  I couldn't help crying because it was scary.  This didn't happen at all when my parents and I traveled to San Diego in January.  I hate that I'm getting [...]
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