Celiac · IC

Chronic Illness and the Holidays

Ah, the holidays.  They come every year at the same time and yet so many of us dread this time of year. The season is stressful for everyone, testing our pocket book, emotional stability, and the ever impressionable waist-line.  But when you have a chronic illness surviving the holidays can be more than the average… Continue reading Chronic Illness and the Holidays

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Celiac · Faith · IC

Defying the Death Sentence

Chronic Illness doesn't have to be a death sentence on your life physically or mentally.  Yet, it is true, when we are diagnosed, we go through this grief process of denial, anger, depression, and hopefully, finally coming to a place of acceptance somewhere down the road. Finding true peace and healing within ourselves starts in… Continue reading Defying the Death Sentence

Celiac · IC

Flares

Handling our flares is just what we do.  It comes with the territory, it can leave you feeling alone and segregated from the world. You know me, and I'm all about Chronic Illness education.  How can we improve one's mind and soul through certain gloom and distress?  Many of the chronic diseases have sister symptoms… Continue reading Flares

Celiac · IC · PTLS

When the New Wears Off. . .

I am post one year and two months into this unhinged reality that has latched its talons firmly in me. Gosh, it really seems like an eternity some days in some areas- almost like I’ve dealt with this my whole life.  It’s quite astounding as I guess I have in some way or another. I… Continue reading When the New Wears Off. . .