back from the latest round.

The thing about chronic illness is that I truly never know what's coming - and I never know what will be the thing that will just lay me out. I've been MIA because of an ailment that started with a resistant sinus infection. While unpleasant, I've had chronic sinusitis literally my entire life and I... Continue Reading →

fragile times.

I know how everyone else's life is supposed to fly by Then someone turns and says What about you? And I stand here Mouth open Mind blank This should have all worked itself out by now The map of my life should be clear and precise With little red dashes and circles so nice Showing... Continue Reading →

the land of almost

I'm up really early this morning getting ready to return for my follow up appointment with my orthopedist from the surgery 12 days ago that helped to save my life - and I don't say that lightly. before & after Looking at the photos of my - misdiagnosed - left foot, before and after, honestly... Continue Reading →

facing a serious health crisis.

This post I have to report a serious health crisis - but, thankfully, we are making it through. ❤ Initially, my left foot flared pretty nastily last month with my CRPS and my Rheumy tried a huge dosage of prednisone daily to see if that would knock it out - and it appeared to do... Continue Reading →

a happy pupdate

It's going to be a two post day here at the autoimmune hippie and I wanted to be sure to first let everyone know about Henry the Wonderpup. I am so so happy to report that his CBC yesterday afternoon showed that his white blood count had turned downward for the first time - which... Continue Reading →

living in the upside down

On Friday morning, I took Henry for what was to be the last day of his glucose curves at the vet. He had been doing really well but had seemed really tired Thursday night. I figured the poor lil' fella has been through a lot. As we were standing for a nurse to come get... Continue Reading →

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