Respecting Limits

It is frustrating to know I cannot make my body do what I want it to do. When I was diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome* my whole world changed. I went from someone with lots of energy to someone with little energy. I am tired all the time. There had been times in my life … Continue reading Respecting Limits


Culture Shock

I ran 1,000 miles in middle school because my parents wouldn’t let me participate in a half marathon. I grew up in a sleepy mountain town where not much ever happened. I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who lived as sheltered as we did. My parents homeschooled the six of us under very strict rules. … Continue reading Culture Shock