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.
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.
I’m nervous to see what is to become of the city I was born in, Daytona, as well as the beautiful beach that I love, Flagler Beach. However, my biggest concern is for those who are ill. Whether they are chronically ill, or those fighting for their lives, this is an insanely scary time.
When battling autoimmune disease, or any other disease, the days that symptoms are minimal, must be enjoyed to the fullest! We must not forget to live.
I have been told countless times that I have a great medical team managing all of the different aspects of my autoimmune battle. “Absolutely!” I say. However, it hasn’t always been the case. For decades, various symptoms were surfacing; but each symptom was being treated without looking deeper into possible reasons for all of them. […]
A few weeks ago, at my monthly check in with my neurologist, we decided we needed to do one more MRI. I’d recently had some eye symptoms that were concerning. When all of my original neurological symptoms started over five years ago, the first thing my doctors considered was that Multiple Sclerosis, yet another autoimmune […]