This Is Your Brain On Sleeplessness

Josh and Jordan are downstairs shooting next Monday’s video right now.  My scenes for the week are finished, I’ve got chicken soup simmering on the stove, and a pain pill in my system making me the slightest bit woozy and loopy. My only responsibility left for today is to write this blog post. So here…

Recovering

Last week’s goals: 1. Don’t freak out: A I’ve had my moments of anxiety, but honestly I was expecting to be worse. I attribute this peace to all the kind people who have been praying for me. Knowing that so many people have got my back is such a comforting feeling. 2. Rest & Recover:…

Post-Surgery Foods

I’m writing this on Tuesday, so I don’t actually know how these foods are working for me as you read this. But I’ve done my best to prepare so I’m hoping that things are running smoothly and I’m getting enough sustenance to maintain my weight and help my body heal! (If you’re looking for post-surgery health…

3 Helpful Items for Post-Surgery Recovery

So, yesterday I had surgery for a Crohn’s-related issue that was causing me a lot of pain. I hope this surgery will help fix it! Since I’m probably currently knocked out from the pain and/or pain-pills, this post and the next few days’ posts will be pre-scheduled. I might add quick updates to the ends of what…

Pre-Surgery Thoughts

Today I’m having a small Crohn’s-related surgery at 1:00. Please keep me and Josh in your prayers the next few days as I recover! The daily blog project will keep running becayse I have posts scheduled for the next few days (I know I could’ve taken a break but I didn’t really want to).. I’ll…

Rest & Recovery Week

Last week’s goals: 1. Keep Christmassing: A+ I know I keep talking about squeezing in as much “Christmas cheer” before my surgery, and this week I think I got just what I was hoping for. The house is decorated, the gifts are all wrapped, and over the weekend I got to celebrate early with my…