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…]
There I was, faced with that moment I never wanted to find myself in. Through groggy eyes, I stared down at my leg in disbelief. An overwhelming feeling of panic came over me as I realized that yes, that really was an engorged tick. I took a deep breath, gathered my thoughts and then went into action. [Read more…]
If you’re homeschooling with chronic illness, I could probably bet that you could use a bit of encouragement! This weekend Ana Willis from They Call Me Blessed, hosted a Free Online Homeschool Retreat! It was so encouraging and I would like to invite you to go to her Facebook Page to hear her [Read more…]
It may seem as if I’ve been super quiet on the blog and to be honest, I have been. The holidays kept me busier than usual and I didn’t have my usual recuperation time. For the past month or so, I’ve been facing some writer’s block, so I decided to focus on new things for the new year and have been spending time setting goals. Don’t worry, I’m not giving up my blog and I’m not going to stop writing. If you signed up for my newsletters, you’ll also continue to hear from me there. [Read more…]
Words can be devastating! They can hurt, wound and destroy. Words carelessly spoken to someone with Lyme disease can devastate an already devastated person.