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My journey with endometriosis.

Endometriosis. What is this condition that I mention every so often in my posts? It’s a chronic condition effecting over 730,000 women in Australia at some point in their lives according to endometriosis Australia. Endometriosis can often be debilitating and is present when the lining of the uterus is found in other areas of the body. This can include on the bowl, bladder, ovaries and even diaphragm as well as other regions. I was diagnosed …

I haven’t walked in your shoes.

He leads me beside the still waters, He restores my soul. My feet are small, they are narrow and have a high arch. I have feet that ballerinas would adore. They love to walk barefoot on grass, or wrapped up in pretty sandles. When it’s cold out they wear boots. Preferably cute little black ones with a tiny heel and bit of detail. My feet prefer comfort over fashion, with nails painted in a neutral …

Learning to be still.

Stillness, it is a beautiful thing. Stillness is a rare gem in a world where noise and busyness and manic have incredible value. I have however grown to love quiet, calm moments. During the years when pain engulfed me I had no choice but to often be physically still. My body simply couldn’t keep up with the rush of life running past me and so I often felt left behind. Yet even though I had …

In everything give thanks.

‘In everything give thanks…’ There is much to be joyful about. There is hope in pain and there are always new days. The sun rises each morning and each God given day delivers us new opportunities, new challenges and new moments to be thankful. Those years when I struggled with pain, depression and anxiety are years that I’m thankful I went through. I don’t think I was very thankful at the time. I was angry, frustrated, …

Healing, hope and Endo!

Seven years ago I never would have imagined that I would be as healthy, happy and fulfilled as I am now. Endometriosis, a debilitating condition which robs you of your energy, optimism, and hope. I thought life would stay this way until my life was changed one night in 2011. This is my story of conquering endo. I’m writing my story so that other women who are suffering from this condition can know that they too …

Be Strong and Courageous

Storms are inevitable. God never promises that our lives will always have clear blue skies or that our walk with Him will be without adversity. He does however promise that He will never leave us and that in our own heartache, He cares for us. It is in times of deepest hurt that we draw closer to God. The LORD is my strength and my shield; My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped; …