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How to Start and Actually Stick to an Autoimmune Healing Diet
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How to Start and Actually Stick to an Autoimmune Healing Diet

I am going to look you dead in the eye and ask you this one time! Have you ever tried to change your diet and failed? Don’t you lie to me! I know the answer is, yes. And it’s totally OK (I’m envisioning us in a gentle embrace now). Why? Because you didn’t have the…

4 Ways I Use Homeopathy to Manage Autoimmune Disease
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4 Ways I Use Homeopathy to Manage Autoimmune Disease

It had been ten hours since my last dose and my resting heart was still 130 (normal range is said to be 60-100 beats per minute). “Dad, can you check my pulse to make sure I’m not crazy?” He confirmed my sanity. My heart was racing and skipping beats for no obvious reason. I glanced at…

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…

How to Support a Chronically Ill Spouse Who Has Autoimmune Disease
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How to Support a Chronically Ill Spouse Who Has Autoimmune Disease

Did you know that people who write on blogs aren’t perfect? Take me for instance, I screw things up all the time, especially when it comes to my home life. No one does everything right! Even if it seems that way. Imperfections aside, I still write about things I believe everyone should strive for. And…

11 Benefits of Living with Chronic Illness & Autoimmune Disease
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11 Benefits of Living with Chronic Illness & Autoimmune Disease

Living with chronic illness and autoimmune disease (like Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis and some other autoimmune issues) has really thrown a big fat wrench into my life. And on top of it, I married someone who also has an autoimmune disease (Celiac Disease) and Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency as a result. And let me tell you, it hasn’t been…

How to Find Virtual Support Groups for Autoimmune Disease
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How to Find Virtual Support Groups for Autoimmune Disease

Remember that one time Facebook announced (on Facebook, of course) that Facebook is bad for mental health? In fact, years ago, I gave up Facebook “for good” for this very reason. I noticed that every day, I got sucked into this black hole of dramatic status updates, pictures of food, and reading downright mean political…