This time of year can be overwhelming. Let’s face it, it IS overwhelming especially when life is already busy. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed just getting through the day. When our health is compromised we’re forced to slow down! To rest during Christmas, the busiest time of year [Read more…]
Chronic Illness and Christmas
Every year as October came to its end I would begin to stress about the holidays. When you have a chronic illness and especially brain fog, common among Lymies, the holidays can bring about an overwhelm that is unlike any other time of year. It doesn’t have to be that way and so I want to share my 7 secrets for organizing a great Christmas, even if you have a chronic illness. [Read more…]
Last weekend I attended The 2 to 1 Conference (referred to as 2:1) in Herndon, Virginia. The theme of the conference couldn’t have been more perfect for a group of busy homeschool moms! Our theme was Abide based on the Bible verses found in John 15. Throughout the conference, we were reminded that as we go through life, we are going to encounter circumstances which are out of our control but as we abide in Christ we learn to have joy even when life is hard.
If you are struggling with homeschooling and parenting then this summit is for you! I’ve been homeschooling for a long time and there have been many days along the way where I wondered if I was cut out for it. I would have loved to have a resource like this in my early homeschooling days but [Read more…]
Approximately 80% of our immune health is dependent upon the health of our gut. The human gut contains tens of trillions of bacteria and at least one thousand different species. Stress, diet, and disease can all disrupt this balance in your gut and so probiotics are often turned to for help. If you [Read more…]
When I was diagnosed with Lyme disease in 2009 I was terrified. I didn’t know anything about Lyme disease or how it should be treated. Information was limited and I wasn’t aware of any treatment options other than antibiotics. So, based on what I had read and the enormous fear I had, I accepted [Read more…]
Are you a homeschool mom who lives with a chronic illness? Maybe you have a child or multiple children who have special needs, chronic illness or both.
If homeschooling with chronic illness is new to you, you may be wondering how you’re going to plan your year and create a homeschool schedule [Read more…]
I’ve always prided myself on being an organized person and I’ve always relied on my planner to help me do that. Besides being a stay-at-home, homeschooling mom and blogger, I started a business and began working as a Virtual Assistant which has required a whole new level of planning and leaves me little time to organize my home and homeschool. [Read more…]
When you’re suffering from physical pain and exhaustion the last thing on your mind is to get up and exercise, at least it was for me. Previously, I shared a post about the benefits of exercising when you have Chronic Illness, Why You Should Exercise When You Have Lyme. You can read that later but for now, let’s talk about options for exercising when you’re fatigued, in pain and you don’t have the motivation to stay consistent. [Read more…]