Recently I was asked if I would review Desert Essence Probiotic Hand Sanitizer. Well, y’all know that I don’t like doing reviews unless it’s a product I think you and I are both going to love. My first response to this was, “Most Definitely!” Why? Because I actually use Desert Essence products so I knew […]
Sometimes life catches you off guard and you go through things you never thought you would. As I approached the big five O my goal was to be fit, strong and healthy. I worked hard to get stronger and build stamina. I had hopes of being like my seventies something friend who has never had […]
At the end of March, I had emergency surgery to remove a large abscess and infection in my colon. Despite going to my local Emergency Room two days in a row with severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and low blood pressure, I was sent home rather than being admitted to the hospital. A week later […]
Not too long after I celebrated my 50th birthday, I found myself facing a very unexpected, life-saving surgery to repair a ruptured colon, remove a large abscess, and a huge raging infection. What I thought was an episode of constipation turned into an event that almost took my life.
Recently, I made a trip to see my alternative doctor. I wanted to find out if I could eliminate what I thought was a mold allergy. You’ll never guess what he told me! Actually, you might guess, because you might have the same problem I do with toxic mold exposure!
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 […]
Not too long ago, I shared a post titled, What If Your House Was Making You Sick! I told you how we moved a few years ago and my health took a turn for the worse. My pain and fatigue increased and I felt so much anxiety especially during the Spring and Fall.
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 […]
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 […]
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.