Tag Archives: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

“The Goodness of God in the Midst of Affliction” (Psalm 119:65-72 sermon)

In February 2012, I stood to lead prayer meeting at the church in Louisiana I had pastored for 12 years, but the longer I stood the sicker I became. I had to leave during the prayer time and have my … Continue reading

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A New Regimen: POTS Update, June 2013

I haven’t updated much on my bout with dysautonomia or POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) in a while, basically because I haven’t had much to report. In a previous post I shared that I had been much improved since we … Continue reading

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My POTS experience: Peaks and Valleys

Although POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) varies greatly from individual to individual in the type and severity of symptoms, one of the signature features of it in my own personal experience is the almost daily fluctuation of my symptoms. Journeying … Continue reading

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Family Christmas Newsletter 2012

— One weekend in September while Libby and Josh came home for her birthday, she gave US perhaps the biggest present of the year: they are expecting our first grandchild in May! Josh is finishing his ministry degree at Louisiana … Continue reading

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POTS update: “Redeeming the Time”

One of the things I am starting to get used to with having POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome) is the rapid change of condition that I often experience. I wrote previously of how I was feeling pretty well a number … Continue reading

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This Week in “Paradise” Sept. 3rd

This Week in “Paradise” Sept. 3rd This week in the “Paradise” of the pastor’s home, we dealt with an impending hurricane, aging bodies, and of course our kitten, Eponine. Get Behind Me! My wife Cheryl loves French fries, but had … Continue reading

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A POTS Analogy: My Life in Miniature

Some moments in time can serve as a picture of your life in miniature, as a kind of analogy. Today (Thursday, August 30th 2012) was one of those days. Like most other residents of Louisiana, we spent yesterday at home, … Continue reading

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