Daily Prompt, Death, People, Sickness, Wordpress, Writing

My Greatest Fear

You’re locked in a room with your greatest fear. Describe what’s in the room.   The door is ragged with a worn out knob. A knob that will not let me escape - no matter how bad I want to leave. I don't want to face what's behind me. I don't want to turn around. God, I… Continue reading My Greatest Fear

Adulthood, Illness, Love, People, Sickness

How do you handle sickness?

  The past week (since about Saturday night) has been filled with coughing, sneezing, and wheezing. I couldn't escape the annual upper respiratory infection and attempted in vain to treat it myself with de-congestions and an array of medicines. I finally broke down yesterday and went to the doctor to get some antibiotics and an inhaler… Continue reading How do you handle sickness?

Cancer, Christianity, Death, Depression, Friends, Illness, Love, People, Sickness

Faith, Hope, and Love

    I just read Lucy's mama's recent blog entry. ( http://www.erikandkatekrull.blogspot.com/ )I understand very well how she is feeling right now and I know how much it hurts. Watching someone you love, especially a child, is something that is so incredibly difficult to do. I haven't lost a child but there was a time I… Continue reading Faith, Hope, and Love

Cancer, Christianity, Friends, Illness, Love, People, Sickness

Thinking of Lucy

Today has been another one of those weird days. I've been mostly lost in my thoughts and sometimes that can be bad. In any case, I am thinking today of a small child with cancer who is currently fighting for her life. I have not personally met her parents or her, but she is from… Continue reading Thinking of Lucy

Death, Depression, Illness, Montgomery Clift, Sickness

Superficial Scars

When I was younger, I usually wouldn't watch the normal things that other kids did. I typically would have the television on AMC and watch all the classic movies that came on. I liked old stars like Roddy McDowell, Douglas Fairbanks Jr and Sr, Cary Grant, Gary  Cooper, Frank Sinatra, James Dean, James, Cagney, and… Continue reading Superficial Scars

Arachnoid Cyst, Illness, Sickness

Pain in the Brain

I am posting this journal entry later than I have been the last few days. Sunday afternoon I began feeling ill and terribly weak. Basically, I have been dealing with a bit of a condition the last few years and sometimes I can go on for quite awhile without experiencing any problems whatsoever. However, when… Continue reading Pain in the Brain