Working on you, when you are ready I refuse to be called a millennial and in the grand scheme of things I dont think Im that stubborn. But I have noticed a trend in my life: that I can only do things when I am ready. For instance, when I was 12 years old my … Continue reading Dont tell me what to do
The Support Network of Spoonies It has been 23 days of constant (chronic pain) and sadly I dont see a light at the end of the tunnel yet. I am trying my very best to live, and breathe and be positive but some days are better than others. To say the least I have been … Continue reading My new sistas!
Between Ulcerative Colitis and Endometriosis Where did I leave off? Oh yes. So I kept you hanging with the MRI results, and still no word from either doctor. On Monday morning I called to make an appointment with both my GI and my endo specialist. My GI had just returned from holidays and I was … Continue reading A pendulum between two diseases
Undiagnosed abdominal pain I dont know how to begin this blog article other than to really start at the beginning of this journey. I thought for sure this wouldnt be worthy of an article as I just assumed this pain would go away through a fart, or a bowel movement, or maybe by way of … Continue reading My abdomen is not happy
Having multiple autoimmune diseases I was born a fantastically healthy baby, with no jaundice, asthma, or abnormalities that would see me through to adulthood. Until I was 14 and the much raved about menstrual periods started. I was overjoyed by the fact that I was part of the club that I didnt bother mentioning to … Continue reading My body is attacking itself
What happens when your biologic starts wearing off Those of us with autoimmune diseases know our bodies so well, and while we often cannot explain what we are feeling, we know something is up. Starting in February I had my three loading doses of Entyvio, and then experienced my first 8 week interval without the … Continue reading Where did my Entyvio go?
Using organic products to combat oil and acne from hormones. Today is the perfect storm for an oily face, and some breakouts that are just brewing under the skin. I can feel the change in temperature is making me sweat throughout the night despite my desperate attempts to stay hydrated and cool. I also know … Continue reading My face is a mess
I absolutely cannot take credit for this recipe but I am absolutely in love. I am still eating this... as I type... but I could not bare keeping this from you since I just posted these divine pictures on instagram. ambitiouskitchen.com has shared this recipe on pinterest. Click for the recipe here.
Using Turmeric Liquid Phytocaps for inflammation Alright so this is my big moment of putting my foot in my mouth. Here goes. So for the last 14 years I have been depending - and I dont use this term lightly - DEPENDING on advil to get me through period pain. I'll be honest, it did nothing … Continue reading I used to miss my pain meds
Using glutamine for gut health My boyfriend recently started seeing a nutritionist who advised him to take glutamine once a day, first thing in the morning with water. I hadnt heard of this before, and strikingly the more I looked it up the more it was indicated for people with compromised gut health. Not fully … Continue reading Cant travel with random white powder