So a friend posted that they’ve worked with Goop magazine recently. This has given me huge issues. I get that they were working with a particular friend who was featured in the magazine, but here’s the thing, Gwyneth Paltrow is a hack. Her website advocates crap like Autism Speaks without challenge. In articles such asContinue reading “Beware the healthy mommy blogger”
Dear Stefani, I know there are days when with the depression, the anxiety, and the fibromyalgia, it all feels like it gets too much. I know that there are days where you just want to hide from the world. I know these things, because like you, I have fibro, I have depression, and I haveContinue reading “An open letter to Lady Gaga after watching Gaga: Five Foot Two”
My mum used to tell me that I was born fighting. That this little 6lb 12oz bundle of flesh that was literally blue from the waist down due to a coarctation of the aorta was not going to let anything stop them. I could scream with the best of them, and I was going to make that known. It would take an hour and a half to give me my bottle and approximately fifteen minutes for most of it to come back up. In 1982, not a lot was known about allergies to formula and or breast milk apparently. Nowadays I would have been put on some lactose free alternative.
On top of my usual issues with disabilities and health, the past few months have been agony beyond all other agony. My hips, thighs, calves, and lower back are causing me untold pain. I’m over it. I can’t handle it any longer, and I’m sick of not getting to the bottom of it. My doctorContinue reading “What about when the doctors just don’t know?”
I’ve been dealing with a lot of emotional crap lately and wading through it as best I can. But I’m coming out it the other side and things are looking brighter emotionally. I was able to keep a promise yesterday that even a year ago the reminder I got wouldn’t have been enough to stopContinue reading “Where things are “
Those of you who aren’t just following these blog posts because it’s a charity fundraiser will know I suffer from a crippling amount of PMS hormones and period pain (as well as ovulation pain) due to a condition called Endometriosis. Usually when my period starts I’m on an emotional precipice and by this time onContinue reading “#decaffeiNATed day 7 – some unexpected health benefits”