151 ~ Nourish – Flourish – Accomplish ~

After working on the process of self worth, we step onto the definition of: “Take care” A phrase often uttered out of goodwill and with care when concluding a conversation. A friend once visited and when leaving she said it in such a meaningful style. After she walked out the thought struck 🗯️ Am I…

150 ~ One of a kind design ~

Chronic illness often or in most cases, dismantles a person’s sense of self esteem or self worth in various ways due to many reasons: 🔺Being unable to keep up with the rapid “pace” of an able bodied society. Feelings of incompetence. 🔺Constantly being told “nothing is wrong” or you’re a “hypchondriac”. Incorrect misconceptions and biased…

149 ~ Four years in the fight ~

[18/04/2019] 11:10 PM And see….you’ve “arrived alive” Came the message from a dear sister 💖💙 At that particular point, I had no words. Hence, no long post. A time for silence & reflection. Taking into account how far I’ve come, as I entered my fourth year of Swimming Through The Waves. Three years ago! Who…

148 ~ The ink of metaphorical blood ~

“How do you think out the words …?” Is an extract from a message I recieved from an esteemed father-like-uncle 11 weeks ago. Response: They’re inscribed with: ~ The ink of metaphorical blood ~ Words have a gigantic power to uplift and revive the life force within people. In view of the fact that, when…

145 ~ A force more fierce ~

“My soul pours it’s contents onto paper” Ohh..! Dearest ailing heart. What else can I say? Other than, wherever you’re headed.. It will be okay Keep the faith and with conviction continue to pray Are the words that finally escaped my lips after a period of drastic progressive cardiac changes. From trying to cope with…

143 ~ A life changing impact ~

https://kayborninmay.wordpress.com/2018/04/08/44-a-startling-mesmerizing-surprise/ https://kayborninmay.wordpress.com/2018/04/11/45-from-lemons-to-lemonade/ Dearest Kara, DAF & PW team members: On a memorable day one year ago, I have not forgotten The incredible words of kindness your team had written At 11:50 pm – The fifth of April twenty eighteen I recall staring spellbound at the cellphone screen An write-up composed with extraordinary thoughtfulness My soul…

142 ~ Balance and pace ~

I’ve alluded to the topic of “living beyond” in many chapters before However, due to enqueries, it is necessary to elaborate a little more Those who know me already know my interests and the about routine I created.. According to my condition ths routine changes from time to time. If you’ve read the Magical Revival…

130 ~ Breathe your best – Part 4 ~

~ While in bed at rest ~ Apart from Exertional Dyspnoea which was explained in part 1 & a few previous chapters… Because this is also with regards to the topic of breathing, I’ve added it on. Patients with Heart Failure need to know the difference between other types pertaining to shortness of breath: Paroxysmal…

129 ~ Breathe your best – Part 3 ~

These chapters might not seem “captivating” as the previous chapters that contained incidents & stories.. But because the blog is not for entertainment, rather to share my experiences and knowledge gained, via the oceans I swim to help others swimming upstream as well… A lot of people do not fully understand why so much emphasis…

128 ~ Breathe your best – Part 2 ~

SESSION 1 – continued This is a basic overview about the first set of “exercises”: 1 + 2) Arm stretches – Sidewards & frontwards – Up, down, slowly. 🔹Begin with sets of 10-20 & increase slowly as resistance builds up. 🔹Once again as I can manage. 3) Leg stretches – Whilst sitting / laying, flex…