After another hospitalization last week, I had to set my thoughts on things above and not allow the sickness in my body dictate my level of faith. I thought I would share some of the verses that are keeping me afloat.Read the rest of this entry
Tag Archives: Wheelchair
RENEWAL THROUGH AFFLICTION
It seems like my hospitalizations are what inspire me to write my blog posts, and here is my latest episode! About a week ago, my wheelchair and I had a collision with my bed rail and it resulted in a lot of blood and a fractured tibia. After my knee cap swelled up to an extra-large size, we realized it was time for me to go to the hospital for x-rays.
Even though I went to the hospital to check on my broken bone, we suspected I had some type of infection because while I was there, I became feverish, nauseated, and had fluctuating blood pressure. What should have been a quick x-ray and return home, turned out to be a weeklong stay with IV antibiotics and scary drops in my blood pressure. As much as I hate lying motionless in a hospital bed, I had some wonderful revelations.Read the rest of this entry
GOD WITH US
It has been a long time since I have posted. I have had so many people check in with me to make sure I am alive and well. I want to let you know that I am getting better slowly after some long hospitalizations that weaved in and out of my hectic class schedules and caused me to withdraw from a couple of classes. Although I cannot help it when I get these septic infections, it is terribly discouraging to feel like I have to “quit” whatever I’m involved in at the moment.
My last hospitalization was the scariest of any I have experienced since I woke up in the ICU in 2013 after my neck was broken. This time around, because my infection was septic, I was unable to communicate with the doctors and even my family. I could understand what they were saying to me and I knew how I wanted to respond, I simply could not put it into words how to answer them.Read the rest of this entry