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Showing posts from June, 2017

honestly - it's been a hard year

This year has been full of brokenness and hard days. Things really began in December of '16, but 2017 hasn't been easy. We're halfway to 2018 (isn't that crazy?) and I find myself unable to do much but hope the latter half of this year will be easier, because I don't want to imagine what other hard things might be coming. I'm slowly coming out of a difficult few weeks of extreme illness. Like I have never before been so ill in my life. I know that is not a completely true statement, but goodness I have been sick . Long story short: My miscarriage left me anemic. When I finally went to the doctor to find out if I was low on iron I was told my body was so depleted of iron the blood test registered almost none present. My doctor put me on a HUGE dose of iron, which made me really, really sick. BUT I didn't know the iron supplement was causing my sudden disturbing symptoms. I felt like I couldn't swallow. I felt like I had a golf ball in my