Friday, July 31, 2015

Ocean Free Coloring Page

Saltwater Printable

I hope someone out there is enjoying coloring the pages as much as I enjoy making them. I decided to go with an ocean theme and thought the quote would be a good laugh for my P.O.T.S. friends! Just click the link above to print.

I would love to see your finished pages. Use #besaltyla and #chronicallyhopeful if you are on instagram.

Here is the first coloring page.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Be Brave Free Coloring Page

I created this coloring page for my fellow chronic illness fighters as a fun way to pass the time. Although I think teens and adults alike would enjoy it. Just click on the link and it will take you to the google document.

Be Brave Printable

Feel free to send me pictures or post on instagram using #bebravela and #chronicallyhopeful

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Only a Number

I heard from my Lyme Doctor today. My CD-57 numbers are still low. For the past six months my doctor was pretty sure my numbers would be at 60 considering I have been feeling better. Two years ago I started at 21 and then after intense treatment I was up to 37. For the past year and a half I have been in the 30s. And today I am at 43 which is the highest I have ever been. Even so, I am disappointed. After aggressive treatment for two years and consistent treatment for four, I hoped my numbers would be higher and we could at least stay on current treatment or start decreasing the dosage. Unfortunately my number being this low means I will need to up treatment although I am still trying to figure out what this entails.

I would really appreciate prayers for encouragement. Fighting Lyme is getting wearisome. Especially when it doesn't always feel like treatment is working. And while I could try to treat really aggressively I don't know if my body can handle it. Thankfully I am better than I was four years ago. I just wish this battle was almost over instead of realizing there is a lot more fighting ahead.