Welcome to Day 4 of my 30 Day Health Adventure! To start with me from the beginning, click the quote.
What I Did
Exercise: Morning – Touched Toes, Figure 8 Torso, Afternoon – Walk around the grocery store
Colostrum: Could Not Stomach it Today
Writing: Journaling devotions, blog
Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise. – James 5:13
Eating: From 8 AM – 4 PM
How I Felt
Exercise: Morning – loosened up, Afternoon – Achy
Colostrum: Didn’t take it
Writing: Energized, engaged
Meditation: In the morning, I felt very positive about this. I sang praises in the car, so thankful for a respite from pain. Now, I am honestly struggling. I am praying fervently, and I can hardly move. I beat myself up because I think that maybe if I had done something different, I wouldn’t be feeling this way. I struggle with that whole passage in James 5 about praying and you will be healed. Many have prayed over me, and, yes, my fibromyalgia goes into remission sometimes, but not always. In these moments of quiet desperation, He meets me and heals my soul, the only thing that really matters. God reminds me of the eternal importance His kingdom in comparison to earth with its pain. The God of the Universe loves me. He must know what He is doing when He allows me to experience pain. I sometimes see it how I can encourage others, but I know I won’t fully understand why He gives me this pain until I get to heaven.
Eating: I was so hungry by the time 8 AM rolled around. I felt mildly queasy. As the day went on my joints started from a slow roar of pain and escalated to a bloodcurdling scream. As I drove home, I prayed that I would be able to concentrate enough to drive. I had an Arden’s Garden Fruit Smoothie: Complete Recovery
I always drink Complete Recovery when I feel sickness, other than my fibromyalgia symptoms, coming on. Overcoming the deep and painful cough that lingers after having whooping cough has been difficult. I hope that this smoothie will help stop the cough from becoming pneumonia again.
Your prayers would be appreciated.
How do you stay positive when you are struggling? How have you seen God work through your pain?