The infamous ”but you don’t look sick” is usually at the top of the list of things not to say to people with invisible chronic illnesses.Continue reading “Things Not to Say To People With Invisible Illnesses, Part One”
Hello my dear fellow spoonies,
Wow, suddenly everything is much more terrifying! I hope everyone is doing relatively okay without any Corona with Lyme or other new problems. Continue reading “The Spoonie Awards, Part Three”
Yes, it’s that time of year again. Continue reading “Valentines for Spoonies”
Welcome to the
eagerly awaited, ah, completely unexpected sequel to Fifty Shades of Brain Fog, Part One. I hope you will check out Part One too! (Don’t worry, this series does not go in any kind of real order, as I am way too foggy for that.) Since brain fog is the symptom that keeps on giving, there might be a part three and possibly also whatever number comes after three.
Lots of people have heard about the dangers of parabens, but there are many other chemicals to hate in hair products. Continue reading “Formaldehyde and Other Chemical Crappage in Hair Products (Plus Bonus Easy DIY Hair Recipes!)”
So most days your sex drive has been replaced by a raging headache, but sometimes you have your moments. Or maybe you’re headed towards remission and feel like giving it a go with your sweetie. Either way, here at Miss Diagnoses
we I have some ideas. Continue reading “Lyme Sexy Tyme: Valentine’s Day Special”
I have combination skin, so I always liked the squeaky-clean-face feeling you get from using toner. But after being diagnosed with allergic contact dermatitis, rosacea, Lyme disease, and a genetic defect that weakens my ability to remove toxins, I figured I couldn’t use toner anymore. Continue reading “Miss Diagnoses’s Favorite DIY Skincare Products, Part Two: Green Tea and Apple Cider Vinegar Toner”
Ah yes, sandal season is definitely here.
I was never what you would call “hot,” but people always told me I had pretty skin.
That all changed in 2010, when I got rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis, and allergic contact dermatitis (a form of eczema).
Continue reading “Eczema Chic: Finding Allergen-Free, Rosacea-Friendly, Nontoxic Foundation”