And 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
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.
No one argues that there is a negative stigma and often times painful comments that come in response to people who say “I’m in constant pain.” *Warning: Graphic pictures included that may be upsetting to the squeamish.
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.
Living with autoimmune diseases is a constant struggle of finding the right balance. How much fun is too much fun. How much sleep is too much sleep. How much work can be done without robbing you of any enjoyment in your life? Each activity is a mental juggle in your head because you know if […]
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. […]
Finally, a diagnosis. You may have heard the name of which autoimmune disease your rheumy (a sweet nickname for Rheumatologist) told you. Chances are you have never heard of it before! You probably grabbed a pen and asked for them to spell it for you, too. I know I did. I still to this day […]
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