Overall, the news really just isn’t a positive outlet. While obviously, it’s important to inform us, sometimes, enough is just enough. As we’re deluged, inundated and overwhelmed with the constantness of Coronavirus reporting, it’s easy to lose sight of the positive things that are still happening around us. Despite the fear, despite the threat, despite the ominous cloud of despair floating over us, there IS hope.
I wrote a post the other day, which you can find here: https://fightingwithfibro.com/2020/03/23/coming-full-circle-with-my-crazy-corona-mind/. In that post, I mentioned how my life has recently been sent into a tailspin, as has everyone else’s. I’m angry. I’m frustrated. I’m scared. I feel helpless. And as I endlessly wait for news on whether or not I’ll have surgery to have a recently diagnosed ovarian tumor removed, it would be much easier to just curl into a ball and become totally defeated, demoralized and hopeless or to endlessly cry and lash out.
While I obviously don’t want to do that. I also cannot do that. I’m afraid if I go down that slippery slope, it would take an absolute miracle to hoist me back up.
So instead, I’m continuing to fight, as I always do. Sometimes day by day. Sometimes minute by minute. This time, I want to drag you all into my fight and remind you, along with myself, that there IS STILL HOPE.
I have been in a war of the wills with WordPress for a couple months now and am still unable to like or comment on other people’s posts. Now, it appears I cannot easily link to other content either. But once again, I will rise above this maddening challenge and will not be defeated!!! Okay, I’m lying. I just found a crummy shortcut. But hey, this post (and the subsequent ones following) are all about perseverance, right?
While I have been posting hopeful, positive news on my social media for a few days now, I wanted to ensure that you, my favoritest peeps of all, definitely saw the stories too. So I will now also (archaically) link to those same news stories here first. Forgive my silly workaround. Here’s the story for my Hope Despite Coronavirus Post #1, you can also find it below the picture: https://abc3340.com/amp/news/local/sheriff-4-year-old-lee-county-girl-found-in-woods-had-been-missing-2-days?fbclid=IwAR1Xs6_UJ0OcKc37EBcM_5LmAOHs1fDu2gmUHbwwqRJawDoKWGgt89JYpy4
Stay healthy, be well, be hopeful. In times of great darkness, look to hope and our hearts to prevail. I love you all ❤ Stace