My knee recovery is continuing to go smoothly. I've now been cleared to ride bikes with no limitations. I thought being a little bit more active in the gym with being able to do abs, ride bikes, and do upper body weights now would give me a similar feeling to a "runner's high" since I… Continue reading Not Quite There Yet
Still Pending Pt. 2
It's been a little over five weeks since my knee surgery. Recovery has been going really well and I'm even weeks ahead of schedule according to my physical therapist... but that doesn't mean that I can walk without crutches just yet. I have to see it through with these six full weeks on crutches no… Continue reading Still Pending Pt. 2
It finally happened. I finally had the surgery after weeks of postponement. Everything seemed so God-ordained, down to my actual surgeon laying hands on my knee and praying for me right before the procedure began. For those that don't know what's been going on the past ~2 years, let me catch you up to speed:… Continue reading Stillness.
Rest. Wait. Listen. Renew.
It’s been a struggle to fulfill this post’s title the past several weeks. From my second surgery getting canceled unexpectedly, immediately being ordered to go on crutches, getting a second opinion from another MD (who said crutches won’t help or hurt my injury at this point), and yet still having surgery on the table as… Continue reading Rest. Wait. Listen. Renew.
"I often feel like I'm a bad Christian." Let me explain. I've dealt with anxiety disorders the majority of my life, but they've really peaked within the past few years due to a number of known and unknown factors. I'm mature enough in my faith to know that God doesn't always completely remove your struggle,… Continue reading Intense anxiety.