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Corn Gave My Son Depression

My oldest son as an infant and toddler was a very happy boy. Always laughing, playing and making jokes. He charmed everyone he met and my husband and I were told by several complete strangers that he was “too happy”. 984 more words

Food Allergy

Week 4 - A Pile of Shit Sliding Down a Plank

I now understand why people just talk about the weather…

But since we’re here with the specific goal of documenting this very personal journey, I’m going to level with you.  329 more words

Journal Entries

Fibromyalgia

I have Fibromyalgia. This has got to be one of the most frustrating diagnoses that one could ever be given, because no doctor is sure what causes it, exactly how to fix it or make it better, and there isn’t even a universal medication for it. 722 more words

Life

Can undiagnosed coeliac disease hinder achievement?

As a child I was quite a smart cookie. However, during my time at University, and even years before that, I was frequently anaemic, felt exhausted and suffered terribly from what I later knew to be… 629 more words

Coeliac Disease

Yet Another Essay About Chronic Fatigue

So, here’s the thing about living on the margins of disability with chronic fatigue and brain fog of uncertain etiology (i.e., unexplained symptoms).

Have you ever had a bad cold or hay-fever and you had to take a big honkin’ dose of Benadryl or Nyquil one of those other medicines that makes you all spacey and dopey? 2,802 more words

About Me

Getting Back on the Road of Posting, No Matter What

Am I expecting too much or needing more than is available?  I really don’t think so; I don’t believe these negative feelings are simply the tapes of depression.   183 more words

Depression

Guest post for the Hypothyroid Mom: ADD or Hashimoto's Brain Fog?

I was very honored to be asked to do a guest post for the Hypothyroid Mom. If you are not familiar with this wonderful website, it is an incredible resource for all those who suffer with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (the autoimmune disease that is the number one cause of hypothyroidism). 116 more words

Chronic Illness