Body functions and abilities are slowly but steadily being taken away: walking, talking, using my arms and hands, the ability to drink, and chew. I get my hydration through a g tube inserted in my stomach. I have been eating pureed foods for the last year or so. But now this tent peg too must be pulled up. I don't seem to have the strength or the muscles to be able to swallow food very well. I am getting my food in a can now, Isosource 1.5 by g tube and an infusion pump. I have always enjoyed food, even the taste of it, but now I have to give that up too.
Although that makes me sad, and I have even mourned the loss of them, the Lord has given me the grace to submit to His way in my life and to kiss the rod of affliction.