I collect socks. Funky, unique, quirky socks! Socks make me smile, and have for a LONG time 🙂 After 20 years of collecting, I have a lot of socks…
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
I started my LEAP diet March 28th, with my ½ phase. Unfortunately, I’ve also been struggling with some severe acute illnesses as well, so it’s been hard to tell how much the diet is changing things. I was feeling a bit better for a few days, but then I seem to have relapsed and gotten…… Continue reading LEAP/MRT Diet: Phase 1/2, Week 1
Thanks to chronically ill, overworked immune systems, colds last longer than normal. But I got to come down with an even better virus. It looks like this cold plans to stick around for the 4 weeks. Minimum. And it came back swinging…
I started the diet on Tuesday, the 28th; starting phase 1/2 as directed by my dietitian. However, since starting, I have felt horrendously ill. I’m not sure why exactly that is, and there are many potential reasons…
Some of my LEAP results weren’t surprising, some were extremely surprising, and some were plain ol’ disappointing. However, this diet should really help my overall health! For details, read the full post.
First of all, it’s extremely difficult to determine if you’re actually sick, because colds, the flu, and infections tend to mimic the symptoms of the chronic illnesses… differentiating between a cold and a flare can be extremely difficult. (I go more in depth about this problem here.) I realized I was sick this time because I…… Continue reading Being “Normal” Sick While Chronically Ill
*Sponsored Review* I was asked to try out the Asthma Storylines application for health tracking, and give an honest review. Honestly, I loved it! It’s the most comprehensive tracker I’ve used. Keep reading for my pros and cons.
With my appointment fast approaching to get my LEAP results, Dan and I decided to make some “guesses” as to which foods will be “no good!” It will be really interesting to see which of these predictions end up coming true!
For World Rare Disease Day 2017, I decided to share a glimpse into some of the rare disease aspects of my life using my social media accounts. Here is a roundup of all the social media posts I did in honor of WRDD! (And links to find more posts that aren’t mine.)