Before I start, I wanted to say that I am “lucky” to be struggling with an illness that I believe will get better with time, and eventually go away. If I am lucky and work hard, it will be gone completely in the next year or two. These suggestions are written from that perspective, of … Continue reading 17 Lessons I Learned in a Year of Chronic Illness: 2017
Please read Parts 1 and 2 for the beginning of this series on food sensitivities. Part 1 goes into what food sensitivities are, and Part 2 is about how to heal from food sensitivities naturally. If you've tried eliminating allergenic foods, adding gut-healthy foods and still aren't seeing any changes, read on about what food … Continue reading Food Sensitivity Testing
So you read my last post about food sensitivities and you’re wondering what exactly we can do about this epidemic that seems to be affecting everyone we know? Or maybe it’s all sounding a little too familiar and you’re struggling to heal your own food sensitivities? The good news is, the body wants to and … Continue reading Food Sensitivities: Can They Be Healed?
I got the results of my food sensitivity testing back a week ago, and it was a long list. Adding to the stress was the fact that I found this out two days before my friend’s wedding and a weekend trip to Nashville, and had to re-plan a lot of my food choices as a … Continue reading Food sensitivities vs. Food allergies
Wow, it has already been almost a year since I wrote this post. To say it has been a year of ups and downs is an understatement. It has been a year that has rocked my world. I am only a year older than I was when I started this journey but in this time … Continue reading One year later…
Last week marked 6 weeks since our first visit to the Lyme doctor in Wisconsin, so it was time to go back for a progress update. The news was good but raised as many questions as it answered. First of all, Dr. Lindsley told me that he couldn't find any more traces of Lyme or … Continue reading 6 Week Check-Up
Hello, it's me! It's been a little while since I last wrote. I was on vacation in Florida at the end of February/beginning of March, and then a mental vacation the past couple weeks. I've been trying to figure out how best to use this blog since I started it, and you've probably noticed that … Continue reading Updates and Reading Lately
Growing up in a religious household, there has always been a place for God in my life. More than that, I'm a person that genuinely enjoys going to church, and having an active religious life. From the words of wisdom delivered in the homily, to praying with a hundred others for the things that weigh … Continue reading Does everything happen for a reason?
I went to see a new doctor last Wednesday, a Dr. Lindsley out in Bloomer, WI. Dr. Lindsley is a chiropractor by trade but has become known as a kind of "Lyme healer" in the area, due to his excellent track record of healing people from Lyme in the upper Midwest. He himself had Lyme, … Continue reading No More Lyme?
This book has been generating a lot of buzz over the past few months (at least in the Lyme community). Ally (Tommy Hilfiger's daughter) contracted Lyme from a very young age, and unknowingly struggled with it for many years before receiving an accurate diagnosis. Her father even had her committed to a mental institution at … Continue reading Lyme Reads: “Bite Me” by Ally Hilfiger