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Part 2 - Where I Am Now

A few years ago, I wrote a post about how I became sick in 2014 and was eventually diagnosed with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS). Two years later and unfortunately not much has changed. 1,302 more words

Chronic Illness

Healthy Gut (Spleen/Stomach) For Immunity, Autoimmune, Fatigue, Allergies, Skin, Weight, Clear Mind

This is a great list for those with leaky gut or weak digestion (spleen stomach deficiency in Traditional Chinese Medicine) usually related to and causing weak immunity, autoimmune diseases (hypothyroidism), chronic fatigue, food allergies, weight issues, and brain fog. 232 more words

Asian Medicine

Chronic Illness Silence

Sometimes I feel that there is a gag stuffed between my teeth, stopping me from talking about the physical trials I go through. I can easily say something generic about having a rough day – but go further than that and the gag gets replaced. 492 more words

Chronic Pain

Part 1 - A Timeline

I spent my entire childhood feeling sick and not knowing why.

During 1st grade, I began feeling extremely nauseous on a daily basis. At the time, it was explained away by my pediatrician and other well-meaning adults in my life as anxiety, food intolerances, or (my personal favorite) that I was “faking” it to get out of class. 936 more words


Just me and the cat

For most of the week, I am home alone with only the cat as company until about half seven in the evening when my parents come home. 568 more words

Chronic Fatigue

I Don't "Fit" Christmas.

I am not a Mom. I am a daughter, a sister, an aunt and very recently, a great aunt. I am a wife, a sister-in-law, a cousin and a niece. 402 more words


Chapter Four

Having a disability, chronic pain condition or however you want to refer to it at this time of year has the tendency to be a bit of a nightmare for a few reasons. 335 more words