Category Archives: Auto-immune

I have an auto-immune disease. I don’t have the name of it yet, but I am learning to live with the unknowns. I do take the medications that help and they are working for me. I share my experiences with fighting this unnamed monster head on.

Degenerative Joint Disease,osteoarthritis

Degenerative Joint Disease

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Osteoarthritis On August 2nd, I had my 120th tracheal stenosis surgery. My trachea was only 1 CM wide for me to breathe through. I apologize for taking so long to write for Wellness Works NW, my life has been chaotic. I digress. I am here to write about osteoarthritis and what it is and how […]

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Beloved Hope

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    In exchange for my review I was given a free copy of “Beloved Hope” by Tracie Peterson by Bethany House. The opinions I express are my own and were in no way influenced.   In Tracie Peterson’s book Beloved Hope she writes about my neck of the woods, Clark County Washington, Fort Vancouver, […]

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Keep Moving Forward

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      I am writing this post on my tablet. My lap top finally ran out of memory. Although I am frustrated by this, I am thankful that I have a tablet so I can still write, research, and email. I can still use my voice. The tablet is different than a computer, so […]

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The Different Types of Arthritis

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One day last month Karen sent me a text asking me to research the different types of arthritis. I was like okay, vague, but how many types can there be? Both Karen and I were deeply shocked when later I called her and told her what I discovered. There are 150 different types of arthritis. […]

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Still Moving Forward

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Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet? Lucy Maud Montgomery   These last couple of weeks I have been recuperating from my vacation. With my chronic condition it takes me a long time to get back to my normal routine and health. On top of […]

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IBS Elimination Diet and Cookbook: Review

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  In exchange for my honest review of “The IBS Elimination Diet and Cookbook” by Patsy Catsos I was given a free copy from Blogging For Books. The opinions I express are my own and were in no way influenced. Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS affects a lot of people in the United States. Recently […]

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Tens and PMS Unit: A Great Tool To Help with Pain

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“I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. ” Although the Tens  and PMS Unit did not work for me, I discovered that it […]

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The Book of Greens

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  In exchange for my review I was given a free copy of The Book of Greens by Jenn Louis from Blogging for Books. The opinions I express are my own and were no way influenced.   My sister and I have been enjoying reading through and looking at the recipes from The Book of […]

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Learning About Crohn’s Disease

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A couple of weeks ago, Karen at Wellness Works NW, gave me another research assignment: Crohn’s Disease. The only thing I know about Crohn’s Disease is the Glenn Frey from the Eagles had it. Since doing my research I know a lot more. My aim in writing this article is to inform and to inspire […]

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The Growth In Pain

Growth is a process, an unending process, they teach us: Reflect on the pain. Discern its origin. Find models whose own experience can help to reconstruct its meaning. And, most of all, understand that confession-the unburdening of the past-is never too late. On the contrary, confrontation of the unfinished parts of ourselves and self-revelation is […]

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