It's a New Year!

It's a New Year!
Donna Bliss Lyme Disease

I currently deal with chronic health issues from 2 bouts of Lyme Disease, which has changed my immune system, energy levels, and continues to cause joint pain. I've always been ridiculously fit. I'm now going on 56 years old, and am a single mom after being married for 23 years. And over the past 2 years, I've gained...

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I'm not one to make resolutions. I either make a decision to do something or I don't. If I do, I don't need New Year's Eve to prompt me. In the past, I'd break it by 1/5 so it seemed senseless. 

What I do decide is what I need to do is become a better person, mom, manager, and friend. 

Almost all of those things include taking care of my health. Right now, I am running into some glitches. I went to a specialist for what my physician thought was my gallbladder, but turns out it's a little more serious than that. I am determined to take charge, find out what exactly is wrong and get to the business of getting treatment and getting better. 

When I feel bad, my motivation drops off. I thrive on my drive--that thing inside me that makes me want to be a better person, mom, employee... But, when I am not feeling great, like now, I crash. 

I am writing this post simply to remind myself to "ride the wave." I might be at a low point but I know I'll come out of it and hit a high point, and everyone in my life wins: my daughters, my bosses, my friends, and co-workers. 

I gotta keep the faith and Ride the Wave!