I never missed a day of school.
Never had a cold or flu.
I was the one person everyone could count on to show up.
So in my 20’s, when I started having trouble with my joints, it came as a shock to learn that I had an autoimmune disease…a rare one.
When the shock wore off, I scrambled to find out more about this strange and unusual condition.
Before I set off on my research safari, I had three full pages of questions. At the top of the list, what did I do wrong?
Somehow, I believed I had done something, failed myself, or my God to have been afflicted in this way.
I quickly learned that most chronic illnesses (although not all) fall into the category of autoimmunity and there’s no known reason why one person gets sick while another doesn’t.
They have some assumptions like, DNA, family history, the environment but there’s not enough conclusive evidence to pinpoint one main cause.
Despite having research papers and notes from talks with my doctors, confirming I...
Sundays are for floppy hats, hanging by the pool...and for planning.
One of my favorite Sunday rituals is planning out the upcoming week. My planning method is a little unconventional though.
Instead of listing out a bunch of tasks tied to a project or deadline, I plan with a different motive in mind.
Here’s how I do it: