Sunday, February 10, 2019

Blessed to have a symptom free day

I woke up yesterday like any other Saturday morning.  But for some reason before I got out of bed,  I said out loud "please let this be a good day". I didn't think much about my request after I got up. When I walked downstairs I noticed the intense bright light from outside, we had about 8 inches of  new fallen snow. This is extremely rare in the Pacific Northwest, it was absolutely beautiful. I sat down with my husband and enjoyed a yummy cup of coffee, then went for a walk together in the gorgeous snow. Perfect beginning of the day.
I remember specifically looking at the clock at 1 pm and thinking " I need to get lunch prepared", but then it hit me. "oh my gosh, I feel good today", "I feel like the old Jessica". I didn't want to jinx myself, so I tried not to think about it again.  Then the clock struck 5 pm and I was still feeling fantastic. I can't tell you how amazing it was to feel like myself. I wasn't going to let another single minute go by without completely enjoying my life. When you have this disorder you know that it can be months before you have a symptom free day again. At 9 pm, I sat down with my hubby again with a glass of wine and said to him "I am so blessed to have this day". It was absolutely perfect!! Remember you too can have this symptom free day. BLESSED!

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