My Life Being Renewed: Trusting in God//

Trusting in God//

July 16, 2015

So I know that I haven't done a follow-up post since the first of June, when I talked here about the health issues that I was going through. Mostly, because it's not really fun to talk about health issues and I hate being a person that complains. Since then, I have been doing research in my spare time, trying to figure out what is going on with my body. And unfortunately, my symptoms have gotten worse, instead of better.

Some new symptoms:
//Weight loss- I've lost 14 lbs. quite quickly
//Feels like there is something inside my stomach, eating away and twisting my insides- it's gotten so out of hand that it feels like there is a giant hole in my stomach & my tummy constantly rumbles// It makes it very difficult to live a normal life.
//Cramps/Pain in my chest
//Difficulty swallowing- sometimes, it feels like my throat is closing up & I have limited breathing
//Stomach upset + nausea

I still am unable to eat dairy, gluten, soy or sugar and I am avoiding alcohol. So pretty much I only eat lean meats (try to stay away from red meats & pork), olive oil, vegetables, hot teas and low-sugar fruits. I really miss my coffee (I still have some occasionally but it doesn't agree with me), pasta, cheese, wine, dairy, butter. Maybe one day I can eat those foods again, in moderation.

After a couple months of researching, I have come to the conclusion that I most likely I have a stomach ulcer/infection. Even as a child, I have always been a sensitive person-both physically and emotionally and it makes my body susceptible to attack.

I am not able to take prescription medicine because I am chemically-sensitive, even something as minor as advil or aspirin makes me nauseous and dizzy. The herbal remedies pictured above are what I am currently taking. I take all of these during the day with the exception of the probiotics, calm, colon cleanse,  msm and coconut oil. I mix those together to drink as a night-time cocktail with my Valerian to help with sleep. This afternoon, I ordered more vitamins that I researched- slippery elm, boswellia, more enzymes, apple cider vinegar and mastica gum.

And of course, prayer is the most important thing that I am doing for myself. I am praying for healing for my body and I am believing for it.. The same way that I prayed for healing for Roscoe when he was paralyzed and was unable to walk. God showed me in a dream, months before, that Roscoe was walking again and after 8 months of being completely paralyzed, God healed his little body- one of the greatest miracles that I have ever seen in my life! He is so merciful and so good to me all of the time, even when I don't deserve his love. I love him so much, no matter what I have to go through.

God has never failed me or abandoned me, not one time and I know that even though I may feel like I am walking through this valley alone- He is right there by my side walking with me. I don't understand why I have to go through this, but God has his reasons and I am willing to go through this if it is what he requires from me. I know the plans that God has for me, plans for good and not evil, plans to give me a hope and a future. I don't know what life holds for me in my future, but as long as God is in it, I am at peace with his decision. I put my life in his hands, not fearing but with complete trust and faith that he will take care of me. After all, I am his child, he loves me so much:)

Have you ever seen a miracle that couldn't be explained away?


  1. i'm so sorry you're going through all of this! i can't imagine how difficult it is. i will keep you in my thoughts & prayers. sending you well wishes!

  2. Have you researched leaky gut syndrome? Your symptoms sounds like it can be related to that...
    I have had chronic health issues for years, some very similar to yours. After researching leaky gut syndrome recently, I finally felt like I had some answers, and hope for actually fully healing, and not just keeping my symptoms at bay. Within the last month I started taking a good probiotic (Hyperbiotics Pro Women), and L-Glutamine (solaray). I definitely am seeing improvement!! L-Glutamine is great for anxiety and for healing your gut. I'm also taking silymarin (milk thistle extract) combined with dandelion and artichoke (Now brand) to help detox my liver. I also ordered marshamallow root, slippery elm, and aloe, but have not started taking those yet.


  3. Christina, it has been very difficult -I am believing that God is going to turn it all around! You're so sweet- thank you for the prayers:)

  4. Kathy, I have researched that as well and I do have several of the same symptoms except for the feeling of my stomach being eaten away- that seems to be an ulcer symptom. If I'm not mistaken, I read somewhere that the leaky gut syndrome is what eventually leads to ulcers- which seems to be what I have now. I do need to try some L-glutamine- I read about it but haven't tried it yet. It's hard to know what all to take, sometimes the information can be conflicting. Let me know how the marshmallow root, slippery elm and aloe work for you. I found that activated charcoal is good too- it binds up the toxins but if you take it too much it can cause digestion issues- I only use it in emergencies like if I have to go to a meeting and I need to make my tummy quiet!