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confidence
Monday, January 12, 2015      8 comments

I have no confidence. I didn't realize how bad it had gotten until today. I was talking about my issue with sales quotas for work and realized I don't have any confidence in myself. I ordered clothes from Old Navy because nothing fits me a... Read more
fail to plan, and plan to fail!
Sunday, January 11, 2015      5 comments

I have allowed emotions to rule my life. I let circumstance define me. I havent been fighting for my health when I should be. I read a quote "fail to plan and plan to fail!" HOW TRUE. I stopped meal prepping. I stopped making crockpot ... Read more
expressing emotions
Saturday, January 10, 2015      6 comments

I seem to be having more bad days than good ones. I do my best to stay positive, but I find it overwhelming. I spent the better part of 3 years fighting with doctors, friends and family, knowing there was something wrong with my health. Now that... Read more
game plan
Friday, January 02, 2015      5 comments

After writing my blog, I cried. For hours and hours I cried and wallowed in pity. Friends and family try to say, "well at least its not _____". Nothing makes me more angry than hearing that! If you research Lyme, a lot of people who have Lyme we... Read more
let it out
Thursday, January 01, 2015      5 comments

There are words and thoughts deep within that have been threatening to swallow me whole. I am sad of what my life has become. Yes, there are a few accomplishments I have to my name to be proud of. But mostly, I am sad. This is not how I pic... Read more
positive mantras
Tuesday, December 09, 2014      6 comments

I am so thankful to finally have an answer to my health issues. But now, I am just tired. Its going to be a long journey to battle this disease and I need some positive mantras. What are your favorites?... Read more
changes
Monday, December 08, 2014      3 comments

Well, I have a nice long list of medications to take now. I am praying they give me the relief I need. I have Lyme disease, Bartonella, Hypothyroidism and LOW Progesterone. I'm scared but going to stay hopeful. The best course of action is... Read more
the results are in!
Thursday, December 04, 2014      8 comments

I tested positive for Lyme disease and I have a hormonal imbalance. I meet with my doctor tomorrow to discuss the results and create a course of action for treatment. I am overwhelmed, scared but prepared to make the changes I need to in o... Read more
crockpot lovin'
Wednesday, November 26, 2014      12 comments

I have an obsession with my crockpot. Seriously, I think I may have a problem. I use it EVERY SINGLE DAY. Breakfasts, dinners, desserts, drinks! The leftovers make lunches easy and sometimes what I start at 7am is ready by lunch! I am thinking o... Read more
I had on my cranky pants yesterday
Friday, November 21, 2014      5 comments

I was so cranky and grumpy and moody yesterday. I hated shopping and hated how I looked in everything. I felt like a stuffed sausage in coats and shirts just didnt flatter in any way. I went home crying and cried for about an hour straight befor... Read more
I hate shopping
Thursday, November 20, 2014      5 comments

I hate shopping because I hate how I look in clothes. But I need an outfit because this weekend I am going to an outdoor bar crawl and need something warm and cute. I was informed that no sneakers and no sweatshirts which stinks because its the ... Read more
hmm, maybe give this a try
Wednesday, November 19, 2014      7 comments

over the weekend I hurt myself again. There is a muscle in my glute, I believe is my piriformous muscle that somehow gets my sciatic nerve to pinch and cause intense pain. Sometimes when I am cleaning it is tweaked and hurts for the rest of the ... Read more
that sad moment when...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014      5 comments

your butt got so big, your underwear doesnt fit. I have that Weezer lyric stuck in my head "working out at the gym to fit my underwear..." ... Read more
the panic is setting in
Monday, November 17, 2014      6 comments

My follow up appointment is December 5th. My hormone and lyme test results will be back. I AM PRAYING I DO NOT HAVE LYME. I really dont want it. And something the doc said keeps sticking in my mind, "sounds like a hormonal imbalance... Read more
TGIF
Friday, November 07, 2014      9 comments

weeeeeee its friday. I dont have a headache. My pain is SIGNIFICANTLY less. I'm feeling pretty darn happy! HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY! its crazy how the past few days I feel so blue, and then today I wake up feeling refreshed! I am very much lookin... Read more

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