Monthly Archives: May 2013

I’m back!

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Common Tiger Butterfly on Yellow Flower in Phuket Thailand

Hello! How I have missed you. It has been quite some time since my last blog post and I apologize. Scaling back to once a week when I went back to work for a short time was working well, until I got a little sick. One Tuesday morning I woke up with a lot of pain. I powered through the day, expecting a good night sleep to solve the problem (apparently I still think I have the body of a teenager). But, alas, it was not to be. After several visits to the naturopath, an MRI, and blood tests we have discovered my thyroid levels are too low. For those of you unfamiliar with this multitasking organ, one of those tasks is to heal and renew the body. While I am not doing stunts or running marathons, everyday life wears one down. Finally, my body could not keep up. My healing powers were on backorder. With adjustments to medication, as well as methods to combat pain and inflammation, I am improving slowly. Each day is an experiment in understanding how much I can do without over-doing. A practice in prioritizing and compromising. And a lesson in asking for and accepting help when I need it.
For today I leave you with this encouragement, from 2 Corinthians 4, verses 16-18 (NIV):
Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.

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