Category: Health

on a mission.

Recently, I have been researching complementary therapies to hopefully improve my health and pain levels – in addition to, not in place of, my traditional medication regimen (though I would love to see that reduced one day – but that isn’t anything I foresee unfortunately). See, with my physicians, it feels as though I am…

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the inflammation station.

First, let me make mention that yesterday, February 2, was World Rheumatoid Awareness Day. RA is the original beast in my world, having brought with it the disability and the broken feets and the CRPS and all the other mean and nasty stuff. By itself, though, RA is more than enough. . . This past…

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navigating when i really can’t walk. and learning to be speedracer. and amazing jen hatmaker outings. and grace.

First, I don’t know how to describe this shuffle and slide and hold on to everything-and-everybody-near-me thing I’ve got going on right now when I try to “walk” – but my mobility has gone to hell in a handbasket in the past couple of days (not that it was great before – but this is…

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the best of and the worst of.

The smell of hospitals in winter, And the feeling that it’s all a lot of oysters but no pearl. . . – Counting Crows I had a spectacularly shitty medical day today. Truly. Lots to tell. I’ve also had some wonderful times with my nearests and there are some soul stirring things I want to share…

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feeling the invisible.

Y’all, it has been a holy hell, beast of a week, with all kinds of new and exciting symptoms manifesting – yay, autoimmune disease – and old foolishness rearing it’s ugly head too. All I have for this is “What the Frack?” As it happens, it’s also Invisible Illness & Disability Awareness Week – that’s…

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changes.

Madam Pomfrey was holding a large bottle of something labeled Skele Gro. “You’re in for a rough night,” she said, pouring out a steaming beakerful and handing it to him. “Regrowing bones is a nasty business.” – Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets Well, y’all, I have plenty of news and I’m all kinds…

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what a freaking day

Y’all. It started last night. I was getting everything in order for my clean eating renovation and the girls were planning to start our summer swimming for exercise plan and I was good to go with accountability buddies to really start addressing all this medication weight. . . because it is a major health issue…

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