Tough Days

I'm sitting here trying to decide what to do today, or what's left of it since it is after 1 pm already.  The adrenal support medicine and the PEMF mat I used this morning have given me a little boost in my mood but not quite enough. My body hurts ALL OVER.  My joints are … Continue reading Tough Days

Freedom From Isolation

I have had many friendships though the years from school, church, work and neighbors, but the growing network of friendships born out of being ill is very new to me. Through the years, being sick has meant that I cannot keep up with friends and activities and in turn, it has slowly led to isolation. … Continue reading Freedom From Isolation

Chronic Illness…and food.

A few yeas ago I tackled food intolerance and sensitivity by way of AIP or Autoimmune Protocol (Paleo).  It is a 3 month elimination diet that removes inflammatory foods to allow the gut to calm down and start to heal. Food is then reintroduced one at a time at the end of the 3 months … Continue reading Chronic Illness…and food.

Looking Forward with Joy

“There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” - C.S. Lewis This is the quote I now have on my kitchen chalkboard. I love this quote. It is a goal I want to aspire to, to fully believe it. I am spiraling back down into a list of unhealthy symptoms and … Continue reading Looking Forward with Joy

It’s Not All In My Head…

The physical symptoms of chronic illness are bad enough, but I believe the emotional and mental issues that go with them are even worse for me. I have lost count of how many times through the years I was told that the lab work "looks normal".  That's why the symptoms are so important to take … Continue reading It’s Not All In My Head…

Life’s Little Setbacks

I attempted chelation IV's back in the fall of 2014 and they did not agree with me. Though I still believe they are a great tool for detoxing heavy metals, I wish that I had bailed out earlier than I did. Everyone I knew that had experience with them said they would be a great thing … Continue reading Life’s Little Setbacks