It was either take my meds and continue the date like normal or not take my meds and have difficulty walking back to my car.
What started as a way to rebuild my self-worth and to help others with invisible illnesses to advocate for themselves, literally has taken me to places I never imagined
A 5-hour round trip ride on the back of my friend’s Harley to the coast of Maine wouldn’t have been possible prior to IVIG. I had so much fun I made him take me for a longer ride the very next day!
Most surprisingly, my professional world and personal autoimmune battle have collided in a way that I never would have imagined.
“The one thing I’ve learned about friends is that the good ones are
rare.” Lauren Conrad
I used to only think of the seasons with the exterior changes in the world around me. However, as an autoimmune warrior, I now know my interior changes will accompany what is going on outside.
After the last couple of weeks of being reminded that I do need to stay cool when temperatures soar, I will wait until December to take out my air conditioners next year.
There are pieces of Gaga’s personality that I constantly felt a kinship with.
Finally having a specialist find the reason for your symptoms is as exciting as finding a map when you’ve been lost for years. There are many paths to choose, but at least you know where you are starting from.
By the time a child is a teenager, food helps them celebrate and often helps to comfort. That was my draw to food. When nothing else felt good. Food made me feel better.