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    Autoimmune Disease

    Approximately 50 million Americans, 20% of the population or one in five people, suffer from autoimmune diseases. Some estimates say that 75% of those affected–some 30 million people–are women. I am one of them.

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Meet Jamie

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This set Jamie on the trek of her life ; Jamie’s Journey toward Physical, Emotional and Spiritual Health with Vasculitis.

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Many things inspire me to be better than I am now. Contact me with any great suggestions. I am willing to listen.

Living Well with Chronic Illness

Learning to live positively, healthfully and lovingly. We are all worth fighting for!

  •     For the last seven years my focus has been on breathing, specifically my tracheal stenosis. My other health issues have taken a backside to this predominate health issue that I have. That needs to change. Breathing is important, don’t get me wrong. My high blood pressure, diabetes, and polycystic ovary syndrome needs to […]

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  • In exchange for my honest review I was given a free copy of Take Your Life Back by Stephen Arterburn and David Stoop by Tynsdale Publishing. The opinions I express are my own even though I received this free gift.   I received “Take Your Life Back” by Stephen Arterburn and David Stoop during the […]

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  •     This week while I have been healing from my latest trachea surgery I have been reading “A Call To Mercy” by Mother Teresa. I remember watching Mother Teresa on TV as a young child and being deeply fascinated by this small woman with a huge heart. I am not a Catholic, I probably […]

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  •   I’m still in recovery mode from when I had my surgery one week ago. While in the hospital I started reading “The Message” Bible, which I enjoy. It makes a ton more sense to me than if I were to read thy shalt not, etc. Here is the scripture from “The Message Bible” that […]

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  • Simplicity seems to be my goal this week. This morning when I woke up I felt the need in my soul for the simple things. What did I do? I made stuffed spaghetti squash.   My ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash (Thank you Karen and Summer from sharing your garden horde with me) 1 Tbs butter […]

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  •     Home by Elyse Fitzpatrick takes you on an adventure exploring what the new Earth will look like, feel like, and be like when Jesus comes back. To be honest, I had a hard time wrapping my mind around this concept. Not because Fitzpatrick is a horrible writer. She is an excellent writer. It […]

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  •     I am finally home from the hospital after I suffered another larynxspaspm during surgery. A larynxspaspm is when the airway suddenly closes up and spasms. Thankfully my ENT and my medical team knows that my airway has done this before, so they were prepared for it. I have had 3 spasms during 112 […]

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  • “This is a sponsored post. I have been compensated through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. All opinions remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company.”   Living with a chronic illness presents so many different health obstacles that it becomes overwhelming. I know this to be true with my own chronic illnesses. With […]

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  •   I am a big fan of For King and Country. My sister and I saw them play in Portland Oregon on May 10 of this year. They rocked the show. I was excited to learn that they wrote, produced, and made a movie called “Priceless”. I was even more excited when I was offered […]

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  • Possible, a word that I chose for my focus word this year. Oh what a ride. Possible: A Blueprint For Change by Stephan Bauman is just one of the many books that Jesus lead me to this year. Possible seems to be popping out at me everywhere. Bauman takes us on a journey of the […]

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