Over Labor Day weekend, I accomplished something I thought was impossible: walking around above 14,000 feet elevation! I got tons of photographic proof, because I was so thrilled my body let me enjoy it! Read my story here…
After a 14 month wait, I finally have answers from the geneticist! Honestly, this long awaited genetics appointment was one of the best appointments I’ve had.
I had 10 hours of neuropsychological testing and interviews at the end of April. June 5th, I got two official diagnoses, and discovered I had been misdiagnosed with a separate condition as a teenager. These diagnoses are validating and give me a lot of hope for the future!
“New” conditions, horrible symptoms, and no relief in sight! It turns out that I have already tried most of the treatments available for my allergies (or am currently using them).
I haven’t done a lot of blogging lately, and it’s due to how low my energy levels have been. Non-stop appointments and an intense diet are the main culprits.
Part one of “Dan As My Caretaker” series focuses on when and how Dan, my husband, became my caretaker.
Due to life and my various chronic illnesses, we were forced to make some modifications to my LEAP diet program! Luckily, it’s a change for the easier, not for the harder.
I combined weeks 3 and 4 of my LEAP/MRT diet because I didn’t log much due to a massive flare of one of my conditions. However, there are still quite a few meal logs in this post!
This last month has been such a blur for me. My health decided to skydive, without a parachute, and it hit the ground hard. I haven’t gotten quite this sick in a long time, and it’s just as miserable as I remember. So, what exactly happened? Well, I do kind of mention it in these posts: Being…… Continue reading The Case of the Missing Lizz
I started my LEAP diet on March 28th. I am starting with a ½ phase due to my daily headaches; since sudden food detox can cause headaches in someone without chronic headache, my dietitian didn’t want me to feel atrocious. However, I’ve still been having some issues with phase ½, but it could also be…… Continue reading LEAP/MRT Diet: Phase 1/2, Week 2