Eat To Beat MG

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When I came across the video below, it truly touched me.

When I was first diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis (and awhile before my actual diagnosis), weakness got in the way of so many things I wanted to do. Holding up my arms and using my hands to successfully put a bit of makeup on, brush my teeth or put my hair up into a ponytail was not easily doable – along with other daily life tasks such as walking any distance or chewing my food well. I felt like my weakness had unexpectedly taken so many things away from me that I unknowingly took for granted most of my life prior to the onset of symptoms.

Sitting here now looking back at that time, little did I know, my weakness didn’t take anything away from me at all…it actually forced me into taking a close look at myself, my health and overall lifestyle and to go about things in all aspects of my life differently.

 
 

Over the years I was encouraged, by my stubbornness and internal strength, to adapt and to do things differently. I realized that if I wanted to continue enjoying the little and big things life has to offer, I needed to understand that the obvious route might not be for me (and that is not only ok but it’s both a blessing and a lesson wrapped into one). It’s ok to do things differently, to do things in whatever way works best for you.




 

So, as Jordan Bone wisely states in this video, “If something is standing in your way, maybe it means trying a different way, explore your options. The obvious route might not always be for you” and I couldn’t agree more. 

Such wise words from an incredibly beautiful soul, inside and out.

Check out her YouTube Channel | Jordan’s Beautiful Life

 

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ted talk - mel robbins
Someone very close and encouraging in my life sent me this video. Of course, with everything else going on throughout my days, I brushed it aside and said I would get to it later.
Well, after being reminded numerous times, last night It was finally insisted upon me that I sit and watch it. So, I did. And now I am eagerly sharing it with you because, well, it was totally and completely worth my time. 
I hope you watch this too and lovingly share it with the ones close to you in your life. We could all use a bit of this; a simple yet powerful little reminder.
We’re here together. We are all working towards and getting healthy together. You are not alone in this. However, it is your job and your job alone to push yourself yourself take the first step.
So make today great and make tomorrow even better.
 

If you are in need of some more motivational goodness in your life, I encourage you to check out more of her work at www.melrobbins.com


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