Autoimmune Thrivers

My Big Fat Autoimmune Mess! My Symptoms & Test Results
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My Big Fat Autoimmune Mess! My Symptoms & Test Results

After years of fighting Hashimoto’s, I’m now battling an unspecified autoimmune mixed connective tissue disease. Here are my symptoms and what my test results revealed. This is Part 2 of My Big Fat Autoimmune Mess! series. The other posts in this series include: Part 1:  I Traded My Hashimoto’s Disease for A Big Fat Autoimmune…

I Traded My Hashimoto’s for an Autoimmune Mess!
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I Traded My Hashimoto’s for an Autoimmune Mess!

This is Part 1 of My Big Fat Autoimmune Mess! series. The other posts in this series include: Part 2:  My Big Fat Autoimmune Mess! My Symptoms and Test Results Part 3:  Why I Stopped Seeking a Diagnosis for My Unspecified Autoimmune Disease Part 4:  How I Healed My Leaky Gut (& Finally Reintroduced Foods…

My Brain Fog Protocol: What I Do If I Wake Up With a Foggy Head
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My Brain Fog Protocol: What I Do If I Wake Up With a Foggy Head

Every day, I play something called the autoimmune disease lottery. Maybe you play it too. I wake up, and wonder… what symptoms will I get today? The rest of the day is adventure. Sometimes, the morning starts off *awesome*. I leap out of bed like a gazelle at 6:30am, and gather up all my aspirations for the…

Managing Multiple Sclerosis: 9 Symptoms that Led to My MS Diagnosis
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Managing Multiple Sclerosis: 9 Symptoms that Led to My MS Diagnosis

A simple trip up the stairs told Don something was wrong. Here’s his story of how 9 symptoms developed over 25 years, including early warning signs that delayed the answer, eventually led to a Multiple Sclerosis (MS) diagnosis. This is Part 1 of our Managing MS series. The other posts in this series include: Part…

How I Thrived in a Corporate Desk Job with Brain Fog & Chronic Fatigue
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How I Thrived in a Corporate Desk Job with Brain Fog & Chronic Fatigue

Forget about the “Easy” button… I want a “Pause” button. If I could just stop everything from moving forward so that I could figure things out, that would be great! That Pause button would have been handy shortly after I graduated college. Fortunately, during my college years, I was able to put my life “on…

Conquering Celiac Disease: What I’d Do if I Was Diagnosed Today
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Conquering Celiac Disease: What I’d Do if I Was Diagnosed Today

This is Part 3 of my Conquering Celiac Disease series which outlines my personal experience with Celiac Disease. The other posts in this series include: Part 1 – 10 (Embarrassing) Symptoms that Finally Made Sense Part 2 – Why a Gluten-Free Diet Didn’t Fix Me Also check out these other posts you may find helpful…