I keep running into mention of this MTHFR gene mutation in my research about all my crappy and debilitating symptoms and diagnoses:
thyroid, electrolyte-imbalance, sweating, fatigue, fibromyalgia, ADHD, borderline personality disorder, irri... Read more
05/18/2016 it's about time I brain dump all this gathered nutrition information
this isn't complete or necessarily in order or cohesive but it was about time I got it written down instead of floating around in the murky chemical abyss of my brain.
Water intoxication causes lots of problems, perhaps more so than dehydra... Read more
04/10/2016 major medical update
life update .. of course tons more details i'm leaving out
not even sure where to begin so i'll just dive in
* my entire medical team got disbanded for various reasons in the span of 2 hours in Feb. That sort of thing would previously ... Read more
01/20/2016 my gratitude attitude
... instead of complaining about the bitter cold temps ...
.. i am grateful I have been able to walk more
.. that I can play around with Max (adorable 1 year old shih tzu)
.. that i can actually appreciate Max' exuberance and excitement... Read more
01/17/2016 all kinds of health crap keeping me guessing
As if I don't have all these symptoms all the damn time anyways... Here's one option for all the crap that seems to have gotten worse recently.
I thought the body odor thing was bc I got the wrong deodorant at time bc of a sale.
Though... Read more
01/01/2016 worst thing ever
Some offer advice about the hardest thing to do is this or that
I now know the most impossible thing I've ever dealt with is watching, living, experiencing someone destroy everything you've worked so tirelessly to build, gain, grow, succeed, an... Read more
12/18/2015 I miss
There's so many things I miss doing... Thinking things are pretty, liking my hair, feeling comfortable in my own skin, relaxing in my own home, taking pictures, thinking creatively, not fighting, bowling, listening to music, watching TV has how'... Read more
12/14/2015 i'm tired of being broken
i am sick of feeling sick. sick of being fatigued, of crazy sweating, of intense pain, of disgusting sweating, of confusion, of dizziness, of feeling dead inside, of crying all the time, of being uncaring,
i don't even know what i enjoy or ... Read more
11/30/2015 others see in me what i thought I lost
just yesterday i was admiring some photos a friend of mine had taken while working as a cruise ship photographer a couple of years ago. at some point I would not have picked it for myself because it would seem too risky. but these days i do actu... Read more
11/29/2015 i slipped and no one laughed
so i can't really believe that the beginning of December is just a couple of days away. i don't just mean the usual "daylight savings time" screwed with me. and i don't even mean the weather is way warmer than usual. I am DEFINITELY NOT complain... Read more
11/16/2015 progress progress progress
it's been an amazing week!
chris and i are getting along really well. it isn't all rainbows and cherries but we are definitely actively making headway with refraining from saying or doing stuff that triggers the other. We are trying to talk... Read more
11/11/2015 effort yields reward
The past 30+ hours have been great. Situations and topics and actions that previously would have ripped us to unrecognizable shreds were handled mildly, gently, calmly, quickly, and with genuine appropriate apologies where necessary. We have lau... Read more
11/10/2015 i miss my light
I miss being an inspiration to others. I miss being an inspiration to myself. For various reasons my motivation, my inspiration, my conviction, my determination and more have all been diminished this year; close to extinguished. If I'd ever trea... Read more
09/19/2015 do a self-check ... it could save your life
whether you've started a new med or taken one away ... or heck even been on the same dosage for awhile ... do a self-check .. it could save your life!!!
ask these questions TO yourself
... & TO someone who lives/familiar with you
...... Read more
09/15/2015 let go
i really wish i had time and mental energy to write about my recent experiences... with marriage, health, medications, dreams, nightmares, etc
i am definitely feeling overwhelmed and need to learn to let go
let go of
... doing everyt... Read more