It reminded me of the times I thought I wouldn’t make it, but did. And the times I thought circumstances would win, but instead I did. It reminded me that I’m strong. I have much to give, and that no matter how hard it gets I just have to keep going.
…with the ‘Beast from the East’ bringing a great chill, now’s the time to have my warming, easy red beans soup!
For two years Louise knew that something wasn’t quite right. And the day she was diagnosed with aggressive rheumatoid arthritis she seized the opportunity to shake her life up and set things straight so she could live the life she was meant to.
At a point in Carole Griffitt’s life, she thought she could no longer face tomorrow. She was 31 when a work related back injury triggered the downward spiral that went on for 40 years. But Carole learnt that she didn’t have to become the diagnoses that changed her life. She said to herself then, “I can face today.” And she’s never looked back.
When Melissa Reynolds’ life went upside-down with chronic illness, she decided to fight. Nevermind her doctors wouldn’t help, she’d do whatever it took to get her life back.
Sheryl has stared death in the face. She has had to reframe her life on account of pain. But neither have been able to stop her from living in hope. Not then. Not now.
Days before Christmas 27 year old Kayla walked into her doctor’s appointment for her routine Remicade infusion — therapy used to help keep her Crohn’s disease symptoms at bay, when nurses told her that no infusion would be happening. She had an infection. 87553
Be inspired. Be empowered. Be encouraged.
Overcomers, a new series starting on Monday 8 January, will lift your spirits, rekindled old dreams and light the fire in your hearts to fight again.
I still struggle at times but a huge part of getting better has been preparing my meals with love and care (mindful cooking), connecting what I eat with what my body will benefit from, and mindful eating… Food therapy anyone?