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Invitational: Healthy Friends Only.

I’m not bothered, honestly I’m not. I feel I should be though… Does that make me a better person or just in deep denial of how the ‘new normal’ has changed a collective group of people’s opinion of me that harshly? 777 more words

A Fragile Heroine

Wishful Thinking, Reorganized.

I have a confession to make. I am a chronic ‘if only’ thinker *on the down low* (for the most part anyway).

We have all done it, whether in hospital attached to a giant tamagotchi or yet again couch bound waiting for that pain medication to kick in so you can actually GET UPĀ and shower… Your train of thought drifts to the classic ‘if only’. 581 more words

A Fragile Heroine

A Letter to Sleep

Dear Sleep,

I miss you. I know you said that we should take a break, but I don’t want to. I don’t know what to do without you. 255 more words

Chronic Illness

Malnourishment, the immune system, and disease

What would you say if I told you that most degenerative diseases result from a compromised immune system which is compromised from an undesirable diet? 371 more words

General Chronic Illness

Red meat with chronic illness? Why or why not

Science has been telling us for years to avoid meat . . . then to go ahead and eat meat.

Good nutrition is the foundation for wellness. 353 more words

General Chronic Illness

Anxiety and chronic illness

Everyone experiences anxiety; it is a normal response to a threat. When you have a chronic illness like fibromyalgia or lupus, you experience anxiety too much, too often, resulting in overtaxing our bodies in many ways, even becoming life threatening. 196 more words

Fibromyalgia