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

Navigating Motherhood & Chronic Illness

The last year and a half has been a whirlwind - not only with the new realities of a world in the throws of Covid, but with my own health conditions. From pregnancy complications to new chronic illnesses to my recent battle with Covid (all four of us at once), I've been trying to learn … Continue reading Navigating Motherhood & Chronic Illness

Momma’s Heart: the Other Ugly Side of Comparison

We all know that comparison is the thief of joy...I mean, it's one of them for sure. But, there is another ugly side of comparison that really shows itself in pregnancy, especially late pregnancy. It's the side that says you can't experience your pain or acknowledge your pain because someone has it worse. In several … Continue reading Momma’s Heart: the Other Ugly Side of Comparison

Pregnancy & Postpartum Depression & Anxiety – A Glimpse

12:01pm. That's the time I finally got out of bed yesterday, with the exception of one time to use the bathroom, because, pregnant. The only food eaten by that time was about a quarter of a box of cheese-itz. Outside of pregnancy, I don't even like cheese-itz, and honestly eating just happens to feel like … Continue reading Pregnancy & Postpartum Depression & Anxiety – A Glimpse