15 years ago this month, I met (again) my husband. 14 years ago today, Jamie and I were married. 10 years ago, he was in medical school, and I had just given birth to our second son.
5 years ago, we had moved from Michigan to Louisiana to start my husband's business, seen what a hurricane could do to a community, had a 9 month old, and found out we were expecting again.
2 years ago I could barely get myself out of bed, had a fever every day, was in chronic, excruciating pain from Interstitial Cystitis that was still undiagnosed, and thought my life was over.
1 year ago, I went off of most of my pharmaceuticals, began using supplements and the ALCAT diet based on my food sensitivities, and began waking up in the morning with less pain and no fever.
Today, I sit before you with no pain, fever free, and as normal as I can be , blogging and trying to reach out to others who feel hopeless with my website, more in love with my husband than ever, and with 4 great, healthy kids.
Why do I share this path with you? One simple reason: Time Will Pass Whether You Decided to Change Your Life or Choose To Let It Remain the Same!
You see, in one profound way, every human being is gifted in exactly the same way, we have been given 2 gifts: time and free will. At any point on my journey to wellness, I could have given up, said, " This is enough I'll be content!" or I could have pushed forward to achieving the best life possible.
I chose to seek with all of my heart the best life, and though the path was much more challenging than simply accepting my "fate", I don't regret it in the least. So as we prepare to ring in the New Year, I'd like to explore with you, my faithful readers, how we can get ready to change our lives in 2011!