Allison

Entering into your pain.

I had a sleep attack just now. It can happen throughout all hours of the day, but it happens to me the most after I eat lunch. I probably should nap and not try to write right now, but I already napped this morning, and I am sick of sleeping […]

Works of God displayed.

Writing is hard for me. I am tempted to write and erase every other line, but I know that I can’t enjoy writing when I am trying to be perfect. My writing will never be above reproach, and that is okay. At least, that is what I am trying to convince myself of at the …

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My road to self-discovery.

I am increasingly more convinced that self-discovery is both incredibly important and uncomfortable. The Enneagram has become a treasured tool to me throughout my journey to self-discovery. I resonate with the idea of self-discovery because the word discovery makes me think of going on a journey. Learning more about myself and others through studying the …

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Hello. I have narcolepsy.

I have tried to talk to a lot of different people about living with narcolepsy, but it usually doesn’t go very well. Trying to communicate with people about narcolepsy has been an ongoing challenge for me, but I know that I need to, and that is part of the reason that I decided to create …

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Only you are steadfast

My jaw hurts. My jaw hurts. My jaw hurts. Dealing with chronic pain for the past year and four months has been extremely challenging for me, but I am not without hope. I am so grateful that Christ is steadfast. My sister and brother-in-law gave me Sandra McCracken’s album God’s Highway as an early Christmas …

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One year misdiagnosed

During my first year of suffering from narcolepsy, I was misdiagnosed with mono. Thankfully, it only took one year from my first narcolepsy symptoms for my mom and I to figure it out.  I was sixteen years old when I first started developing narcolepsy symptoms. It was the late fall of my sophomore year of …

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