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The Chronically Ill Parent

  Things have been rough. First of all, it’s becoming clear to me that I have no idea how to rest. But I have been reading a ton…so I guess that counts as resting…but I’m sure there has to be more to it. I’m just not sure what else there is. I have to remember…… Continue reading The Chronically Ill Parent

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Laughter is the best medicine…or is it?

They say laughter is the best medicine…. but is it? Because recently, I’ve been in a lot of pain. I thought something was wrong with my right kidney. Went for a renal ultrasound last Monday and finally got the call yesterday saying nothing was wrong. Along with a serious attitude from my urologist. Gee…thanks. I…… Continue reading Laughter is the best medicine…or is it?

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Antibiotics and migraines are all the fun.

I finally got over that terrible stomach virus and started my antibiotics (Bactrim) on Wednesday, April 12th. It has not been without issue though. I am a very sensitive being and I do get all the┬ábest side effects…. nausea, stomach aches, mild diarrhea. You know all the stuff I just had when I had that…… Continue reading Antibiotics and migraines are all the fun.

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At least you have your health… oh wait.. no you don’t… my bad.

The last two weeks have been rough. Reid, Aaron and I have been varying degrees of sick with a terrible stomach virus. It hit the two of them first and took me down last and hardest. Save the best for last??? ehhhh…. I spent this whole week in bed. Now I’m finally up and about.…… Continue reading At least you have your health… oh wait.. no you don’t… my bad.

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What doesn’t kill you…

I’ve mentioned recently that I have been sick with bronchitis, which is difficult by itself. As someone who has asthma and chronic bronchitis, I can say that it sucks. It always makes me wish lungs were not required to live. I say this from experience… I’ve gotten bronchitis 1-2 times a year for as long…… Continue reading What doesn’t kill you…

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Keto is neato…hopefully

***This diet is not for everyone. Everyone is different and may have different needs. I am trying this because I am going in with the hopes that it will improve my health (IC and migraines). I will keep track of what happens here on this blog.Please read this if you’re unsure what the Keto IC…… Continue reading Keto is neato…hopefully

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Food as medicine

After months of debilitating pain and frantic searches for meds of all sort, I have decided to do myself a solid and change my diet completely. I will be cutting out processed foods, sugars, carbs. My body is literally screaming for help at the top of it’s lungs and if I didn’t listen to it……… Continue reading Food as medicine