Milestone

Howdy, folks. I hit a strange milestone today. It has officially been half my life since I was diagnosed in 2001 with my autoimmune condition. On Nov. 16, 2001, I was admitted to the hospital, near death. On Nov. 21, the day before Thanksgiving, I left the hospital. That was 19 years ago, when IContinue reading “Milestone”

Stressful side effect

Howdy, folks. I’m writing this post extra early today because I woke up early. I am currently thinking that I should not be writing this yet, as I have not had my coffee. But, I’ve already started, so here goes nothing. So, I have been dealing with hair loss. It all started at the beginningContinue reading “Stressful side effect”

What an unusual 24 hours

Howdy, folks. Hope everyone is doing OK today. I am doing well mentally today, but my autoimmune condition decided to rear its ugly head. I’m generally OK, but my shoulder is KILLING me. Every now and then, I get horrible inflammation in my joints. About 90 percent of the time, it’s my shoulder, and mostlyContinue reading “What an unusual 24 hours”

Feeling a bit wiped out

Hello, hello. I’m a bit late today with my blog post. I had a doctor’s appointment with my primary care physician this morning. I had blood taken, so as soon as I got home, I had to eat and take my meds. I was a little light-headed from getting the blood taken. I used toContinue reading “Feeling a bit wiped out”

What the health? Part 5

Hey, hey, hey, everyone! First off, I want to say thanks for reading my blog. It’s been a great step for me in changing myself “one petal at a time.” I have been chatting with people, which I was not doing at all during the pandemic — or much at all really before that. IContinue reading “What the health? Part 5”

Ah, my nemesis: Fatigue

Hoo, what a day. I woke up with some serious fatigue and have been battling it ever since. I went to bed super early last night because I was starting to feel it then. So, since it is foremost in my mind, I’m going to talk about struggling with fatigue. Fatigue is a major symptomContinue reading “Ah, my nemesis: Fatigue”