An Update: Chronic Illness treatment, medication withdrawal, medical gaslighting, and choosing the right team

The last couple months have been extremely difficult around here. Some might know I’ve been trying to figure out my diagnosis (right now it’s Fibromyalgia, but we haven’t completely ruled out everything else yet). The last few months, everything has kind of come to a head, and I really want to share my story so … Continue reading An Update: Chronic Illness treatment, medication withdrawal, medical gaslighting, and choosing the right team

Self-Care Saturday: Gaslighting & Boundaries in Relationships We Want to Keep

Did you know systemic gaslighting is a thing? Especially in governments, religious bodies, and the medical field. Did you know there are generations of people and cultures around the world who are predisposed to gaslighting. They are predisposed to thinking they are being encouraging, helpful, corrective or loving when they express sentiments that may actually … Continue reading Self-Care Saturday: Gaslighting & Boundaries in Relationships We Want to Keep

How I Stay (Mostly) Sane as a Work From Home Mom with Chronic Illness

Being a mom is hard enough. Running a business is hard enough. Dealing with chronic illness is hard enough. I am managing to do all three - I’m convinced only by the grace of God - and I’m doing things to help myself stay mostly sane during these crazy toddler days. When I was a … Continue reading How I Stay (Mostly) Sane as a Work From Home Mom with Chronic Illness

Being Creative + Running a Business as a Mom with Chronic Illnesses (part 2)

When I wrote “Being Creative & Embracing New Hobbies as a Mom/With Chronic Illness”, I hadn’t thought about a part two. But, a lot has been happening around here since then, and I really want to show other moms that it’s possible. Somehow, someway, even when navigating chronic illness, fulfilling work can be a part … Continue reading Being Creative + Running a Business as a Mom with Chronic Illnesses (part 2)

Maven Monday: Interview with Author Lindsay Puckett

I have been wanting to pick our Maven Monday series back up for months, but I’ve been stalled. Thanks to flares, business shifts, and life with toddlers. Today, though, we’re back. And, I’ve had the pleasure of exchanging emails and messages with an Author Mentor Match Mentee named Lindsay Puckett. Those who have been around … Continue reading Maven Monday: Interview with Author Lindsay Puckett