After several years of doing numerous treatments and often taking up to 30 pills a day, I have felt the need to simplify. So many supplements didn’t make me feel better. A lot of medications didn’t make me feel significantly better or only worked for a little while. The acupuncture, hyperbaric oxygen tank, nutritional IVs,… Continue reading you down with ivig?
“I watch the stars from my window sill The whole world is moving and I’m standing still” As I have said in other blog entries, the isolation that stems from chronic illness can be almost as crippling as the actual illness itself. It can be absolutely devastating to feel really alone when you have already lost… Continue reading i was made for sunny days.
Yesterday started out like this: Sleep has been up and down for me as of late. For whatever reason I kept waking up throughout the night and into the morning. I FINALLY woke up at 12:15pm ( a horrifying time to wake up but my body is requiring 10-14 hours of sleep right now while doing the… Continue reading small silver linings
I have been oscillating as of late between being ok with where things are at in my life and then all of sudden really not ok. Although I have been sick for a few years, things have taken a sharp detour off the tracks for the past 5 months and I am dealing with some… Continue reading learning the language of letting go.
Before I developed CRPS and the Lyme, I had very little experience with any kind of health issues. I had never broken a bone or had a surgery besides ear tubes at age 6. I got sick maybe once a year and had no real experience with chronic pain minus some running injuries I accrued from poor… Continue reading what to do (and not do) when you have a chronically ill loved one
This blog has been a long time coming. I have always loved writing since I was young. From 19 to 25 I shared my life on a semiprivate blog (cough live journal cough). Then things shifted for whatever reason and I found myself unable to write about what was going on. Years passed, things changed. I… Continue reading well here we are.