She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible. She walked with the universe on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings.– Ariana Dancu A great quote for your Wednesday! The people that continue to battle, what may look to most as effortlessly, through tough times are my biggest inspirations. We… Continue reading Invincible

Coping, General, Motivation/Inspo

Locked-In Throwback

About two and a half years ago I found myself at a LifeTeen (youth group) lock-in at my church. Before this point I had never been able to stay overnight at any activities because of my anxiety. This night I wanted to be different though but as everyone started getting ready for bed, I felt… Continue reading Locked-In Throwback

faith, Motivation/Inspo

What Will You Do When It Ends?

This post ties in with my previous post titled, Living Life. Often times I find myself thinking, "what will I do when things end?" "What will I do after college? What will I do after this appointment? What will I do after hanging out with this friend?" Instead of focusing on the moment, the here and… Continue reading What Will You Do When It Ends?

faith, Motivation/Inspo

Living Life

John 10:10 "A thief comes only to steal and slaughter and destroy; I came so that they might have life and have it more abundantly." Living abundantly is a major theme in the Bible and it has been one that I have struggled with as a chronic illness sufferer. Truly "living life" is hard work!… Continue reading Living Life

Coping, Motivation/Inspo

30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 27

What's the most helpful advice you have had? Megan- Well this is a hard question because it depends which illness we are talking about. Overall though I think the most helpful advice I have gotten is from my psychologist. She has been able to combine both the physical and emotional parts of my life which… Continue reading 30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 27

Coping, General, Motivation/Inspo

30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 11

Why do you believe you have this illness? bad luck, a higher power, or something else? Megan- In the beginning I questioned where or who the illness came from. I'm strong in my Catholic faith and have grown up believing in God. Although when I got sick I felt like maybe there really wasn't anyone… Continue reading 30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 11