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.

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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The Importance of B12

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  Recently, I found out I was low in B12. My doctor wants me to start taking 1000 MCG of B12 daily. I decided it was time for me to do some research and write up an article about it. While researching, I discovered that those of us who suffer from an autoimmune disorder need […]

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I’m Still Standing

    Humility does not necessarily require me to agree and comply with everyone else’s position, but it does demand that I be willing to understand and respect the many sides of every issue. It does demand that I recognize that the positions of authority figures which are not in conflict with the will of […]

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Moving Forward!

Proverbs 19:21 Many plans are in a man’s mind, but it is the Lord’s purpose for him that will stand.   Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet? Lucy Maud Montgomery   I feel like I have been running around with my head cut off […]

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Life Happens

  This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: We are given one life and the decision is our whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live. General Omar N. Bradley Genesis 50:20 As for you, you thought evil against […]

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