Author Archives: rchamplin

Get Up!

Today, out of nowhere, my vision started to get so splotchy that when I looked in the mirror I couldn’t even tell it was me! Though I’ve made progress with the POTS and Lyme Disease,  the damage caused to my … Continue reading

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What Now???

Excitement, guilt, fear, amazement, ecstasy, anxiety, joy, excitement, excitement, EXCITEMENT!!!!! These are the emotions I’ve been feeling since I went from being bedridden and in a wheelchair, to my life changing and being able to walk again!!! I may have … Continue reading

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Keep Hanging On!

Recently I had  a friend send me a carabiner (the tool that helps rock climbers’ ropes stay connected to their harnesses) and a note that said, “Take this and keep hanging on. Praying for you.” It was another message of … Continue reading

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Your Trial, Your Platform

Recently I saw a family friend and he said something that I didn’t expect to hear. Something that deeply encouraged me. Here I am in a wheelchair, disabled, bedridden, in constant pain, and I barely leave my house… I barely … Continue reading

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This Christmas, you’re not alone!

A few years ago at the peak of my illness, I was so weak I couldn’t even roll over in my bed without help. I was in extreme pain, I was half blind, my legs didn’t work at the time … Continue reading

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The Real St. Nick

What comes to mind when you hear “Santa Clause” or “St Nick?” Is it a jolly old man with a white beard, big belly, and a red suit??? For most of us it is. You’d probably be surprised to hear … Continue reading

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Could My Suffering Be My Mercy??

Could My Suffering be God’s Mercy on me???  I know what you’re thinking, “whaaaaat”??? Cause that’s the same thing I thought when I first heard it. Today my  mom and I were talking and she told me that in her … Continue reading

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