The difference between Life and Health

The difference between life and death is the wording that is always used but in this situation I replace death with health. To live on this earth you must take care of your health to a certain extent. There are folks that live to be 80 and have never gone to a doctor, those are very rare. For the general public, you must go to the doctor to maintain a healthy lifestyle that leads to a long life. There are circumstances that are beyond our control and with the very best healthcare are not meant to live a long life.  For those of us that are aware of an illness or a condition that can be controlled with doctor care and possibly medication, it is our responsibility to do so. I think a lot of illnesses don’t technically affect us day to day, therefore we may feel a need to skip meds or cancel that doctor appointment because we feel good. The human body is a magnificent tool in that it gives us signs and symptoms of something being wrong, a headache, chest pains, night sweats, body aches. These are indications that something else is going on and needs to be addressed. It is up to us to recognize this or not. So I ask you, will you choose life and death or life and health. It is a choice. Period.

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I bought a home.

I can’t believe this is happening. Closing June 2. It is unbelievable to me that this is my reality, but you know what, I deserve this, I have been through so much and I have worked so hard to save and improve my credit, all the while struggling with lupus every step of the way. It’s time for some happiness in my life and feeling of accomplishment. I am proud of myself and it feels good. I have only lived by myself for 1year out of my 40 years of life. It is beyond time. I am so excited to see what this new chapter holds for me. I am open to dating and getting my social life back. I definately don’t want to be in my house every night doing laundry or watching tv. It’s a new beginning for me that I am excited about. It almost feels like a dream and I will be waking up soon,,still in a little room at the end of the hallway of my parents home. I love and appreciate everything they have done for me my entire life, but it is time for me to be on my own two feet. But honestly, I will only be 5 minutes away…lol. I am 40 and have lived with my parents for 37 of those years. 1 year alone and 2 with my sister. It is 3:02 and I am wide awake, I love lupus and it loves me right back.