A Life without Birth Control: What’s that like?

I have been flying under the radar the past couple weeks. I've just been feeling very uninspired to write. It's not that I have had nothing to say...I have plenty to say. I guess it was more that I was feeling very overwhelmed and emotional. I've noticed that since I stopped taking birth control February…

Keto IC diet update: one month

***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…

Self-care: A love story for the new year

Self-care - This was the word I chose as my one-word resolution for the new year. I resolved that I would actually and truly take care of myself this year because I need it. It's not that I just want it..nope...I truly need it. So here it is, one month into the new year and it seems…

Too school for cool whilst chronically ill on my birthday

Okay, so it's back to school time for me. I am going into my second semester of graduate school in the Social Work program at Gallaudet University in DC. This should prove to be an interesting semester. I will be taking three classes: Quantitative Research (online), Human Behavior in the Social Environment II and Forensic Social…

Why self-care is my resolution for the new year

    There is a trend going around the world wide interwebs of selecting a word to represent your new year resolution. I like it. It's simple and poignant. That being said, the word I have chosen is: self-care Part of my self-care for the year was starting this blog. This blog is a therapeutic outlet…

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…

Taking back my life.

    To start I had physical therapy this morning with Dr. Jen. After the last session before the holidays which left me crippled and barely able to walk and flared up in pain beyond belief for almost two weeks, I was actually starting to feel a little bit of an improvement. Well...that's the point…