How many can say that this has happened to their device chargers? YUP, TOO MANY! How many can say that they KNOW what this feels like? 🙋🏾♀️ I can, along with other MS Warriors. This is exactly what happens to the Myelin (covering of the nerves) throughout our Central Nervous system. For myself, the damage leaves me with mobility issues, numbness, nerve pain (inflammatory disease as well), cognitive issues and of course Fatigue. Some other warriors have eye issues called optic neuritis and their vision is blurred, doubled or gone. We don’t ask for sympathy or pity. We ask for understanding, support and for people be educated. I’m so thankful for my loved ones who have supported me during this journey! Even though I get tired, frustrated and sad, please know… I’m NO QUITTER. Ok?!!! Your girl still has work to do! Love you all!! 💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾🧡🧡🧡💪🏾💪🏾💪🏾
The past few days have been so tough friends. From falls, wobbly legs, nerve pain in my arms and legs, your pal is TIRED! However, I’m still Showing up and Not giving up! I’m here for you if you have these moments. Rather it’s Physical, Mental or even Spiritual, I’m here for you 🧡 Stay blessed, Be Well 💫
This happens quite often. We like to be in control and have control, but we really Don’t. We tend to believe we have all the answers, but what happens when you hit that brick wall and begin to break down?
The anxiety and panic kicks in and we can feel lost. I say to you friends, it’s ok to NOT have all the answers. You CAN be wrong. You’re human and will make mistakes. Humble yourself, chill out with the arrogance now before you don’t have any other options but to.
I’m so guilty of this 🤦🏾♀️ but I’m a Work In Progress! And I’m sure I’m not alone with this. I have a big heart and would have the expectation that others should do what I do.. False! Friends, we can’t do this because not only is it draining, but it’s also not fair to others in our circle. Not everyone expresses the issues that they are battling, some need that isolation because they are trying to heal. Let’s continue to keep them in prayer during this season. Try not to think they are shading you or no longer love you. They do but they have to love themselves more.
Each day we wake up in a blessing, a second chance to do better. Sometimes we can feel like we are up against a wall and it gets hard to breathe. Together friends, let’s choose to keep going and take a Deep Breath.
I know I haven’t been doing a lot of blog posts and there IS a reason for that! I am currently doing a lot of Self healing and reflecting. I realize that I can’t work from an empty cup and could burn out. I don’t want to fail, fall into a depression, I want to HEAL.
The beginning of this process is truly a challenge. I have to dig deep into the core of Myself. I’ve cried a lot, I’m angry, I’m sad… so full of emotions. But it IS for the good that this happens. With the baby steps that I’ve taken, I feel lighter and some stress levels has decreased.
So please be patient with me. I am ok, but will be even better soon. I have some plans up my sleeve and I look forward to executing them! I pray that you all are well and I thank you for your continued support! Cheers to SELF GROWTH!!!
That’s something I continue to tell myself during challenging times. It’s not easy battling a difficult disease like MS, but I can’t give in to it. I know many that read my blog, are battling other autoimmune diseases, mental health issues, or spiritual brokenness. I also, know that Caregivers have a challenging task when it comes to watching someone they love suffer. WE ARE NOT ALONE! Together, we can lift one another up because Support goes a long way.
This past week, I had my Tysabri treatment and the days after were rough. I had difficulty walking, it was a task to get dressed, I fell twice and I cried because of the pain and weakness in my legs. Even during this time of despair, I promised myself that I wouldn’t give up and I would PUSH through it all at my own pace. I urge you all to do the same. I went to the gym on Sunday and did my best with what I had for that day (I do the spoon theory in my head lol). The amount of support that was given to me was overwhelming and it truly melted my heart. People re-posted my video and tagged me as Inspiration for them to exercise.
Please continue friends. Don’t give up on yourself or the process. Below is the video that I posted and keep in mind that days prior, I was not able to walk far alone. God is good. Thanks for reading!!!