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Reflections On Faith Through Chronic Fatigue And Pain

A bird soaring in the sunset sky. Title reads: Reflections on faith through chronic illness after 18 months of chronic fatigue and pain.

​Today marks 18 months of this ​Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. At least 18 months in this severe housebound state, we imagine I might have had it milder for at least 6 months before this. As a Christian, I find myself reflecting on the role of my faith through chronic illness.

I don't believe God made me ill or that He is testing me. I don't think God works like that. In my view, that would contradict His character of Love. ​Many people who suffer from long term illness and disability question God's love and wonder why they are so unwell. In this post I want to address those questions.

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Chronic Illness: Making Simple Errands Overwhelming

Autumn leaves on a tree. Title reads: When simple errands become overwhelming. Personal Update.

When unforeseen problems force me to go out despite severe ME/cfs, ​simple errands can become overwhelming very quickly. I had to go out today, needed to send off some paperwork, but my printer ran out of ink, again​! I needed to print off a load of sheets, so I had to take a bus to get that done at one place, then off on another bus to find a post office to send it.

By the time I got to the post office, my legs were not working properly anymore. It was like I was wading through lead or mercury, let's just say Nutella, have to keep things positive!.

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