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Oh my aching everything

I got home from work yesterday and managed to keep my eyes open for maybe an hour before I was out. I woke up in a panic around 9 pm thinking it was the next morning already but was quickly put at ease after fumbling around for my phone and checking the calendar to see if it was Aug or still July. 1,014 more words

Chronic Pain

Chicken burps

So the sleeplessness after taking the melatonin was a fluke after all. I took it last night and I think I was out cold within 30 minutes. 228 more words

Revisiting MSG

Eliminating Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) from my diet reduced my migraines.  But the path was not always clear cut.

When I first read about MSG and how it can trigger headaches I was eager to eliminate it.   292 more words

Real Food

Playing Hooky Isn't Always a Bad Thing

Okay, it might not be setting the greatest example in the world, but we played hooky for Wizard of Oz tonight. No one we knew was going to the show. 434 more words

Autoimmune Life

Another Day/ Writing in Undergarments

I could say bloomers, but I really don’t think anyone would know what I meant. Those thongs- I am young enough to have tried wearing them, but all they did for me was irritate. 773 more words

Life Lessons

Lupron Depot

2 years ago, after my first surgery and before my second, I tried Lupron Depot as a treatment for endometriosis. My experience was terrible. I’ve read great success stories, mine wasn’t one of them.

♥ Motherhood ♥

Artwork by Katie M. Berggren

Being a Mom has kept me very, very busy. My little boy is 3 months old now and he is beautiful. 466 more words