It’s a new year and that means many people are setting New Year’s resolutions. Others hate setting resolutions but feel better about setting goals. I tend to be one who sets goals or intentions rather than resolutions. As I was thinking about my goals I came up with these seven goals for people with chronic illness. [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…]
Goodness, gracious, this is a really bad year for the flu! With the onslaught of reports on the news, I began to get a little worried. Honestly, I was ready to cancel all of our outside commitments and just put everyone in the safe bubble inside our home but that’s not at all practical and I think we would just get on each other’s nerves. Instead, I came up with a plan for how I would prevent and treat the flu naturally. [Read more…]
Budgeting your energy is not the same thing as managing your time. While we all need to manage our time wisely those of us with chronic illness don’t have the luxury of knowing exactly how much usable time we’ll have in a given day. That’s why I prefer to budget my energy each day.
I’ve been busy this afternoon making immune boosting foods.
I plan to share these great recipes so check back on the blog soon. My daughter has come down with a nasty cold. It started as just a simple cold but her throat is still sore and the cold has moved into her chest.
I should have gone to work at the very first symptom but my schedule has been crazy and I haven’t had the time at home to prepare anything for her. This afternoon I made her elderberry syrup, bone broth, and butternut squash soup. [Read more…]
Healing From Lyme Disease, Co-infections and Adrenal Fatigue
Being the wife and mom of a household full of Lymies has been a hard road for sure. For years I have spent countless hours in research, taking myself and my children to doctors, filling prescriptions, ordering herbs and supplements, organizing medicine boxes, keeping pain journals and charts, homeschooling one-on-one, and doing everything else I could to help get us all better from Lyme and co-infections.