Hello Spoonies and Happy Valentine’s Day… Continue reading “Valentines for Spoonies: Part Two”
Category: Food Allergies
Valentines for Spoonies
Yes, it’s that time of year again. Continue reading “Valentines for Spoonies”
Difficult Relatives of Spoonies
Well, the holidays are over, and you may have had to encounter your relatives during some sort of festive celebration thingie. Continue reading “Difficult Relatives of Spoonies”
Fifty Shades of Brain Fog, Part Two
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.
Lyme Sexy Tyme: Valentine’s Day Special
So most days your sex drive has been replaced by a raging headache, but sometimes you have your moments.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”
Festivus: A Holiday for Spoonies?
Christmas is great, Hanukkah is great, but I really think Festivus has excellent potential as a holiday for the chronically ill. Hear me out. Continue reading “Festivus: A Holiday for Spoonies?”
The Hypothyroid Lymie Book Club
Because of the above situation, I recently joined the Chronic Disease Book Group on goodreads.com. Continue reading “The Hypothyroid Lymie Book Club”
Misdiagnosed Despite a CDC-Positive Test: My Lyme Disease Story
Since Lyme awareness month is about to end, I thought I would tell a story about what can happen when there’s no Lyme awareness. Continue reading “Misdiagnosed Despite a CDC-Positive Test: My Lyme Disease Story”
Lyme Awareness Month: Lyme Myths
Hello! It’s not only Lyme Awareness Month but also Fibromyalgia Awareness Month, Food Allergy Awareness Month, Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS) Awareness Month, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) Awareness Month, and Asthma Awareness Month. Continue reading “Lyme Awareness Month: Lyme Myths”
Meditation Techniques for the Meditation-Challenged, Part One
I’ve been trying to meditate for years.
I had read about the benefits of meditation for coping with Lyme disease, chronic pain, thyroid disease, allergies, anxiety, and almost every condition I have, but I just couldn’t focus on my breath and keep my mind from racing. Continue reading “Meditation Techniques for the Meditation-Challenged, Part One”
Happy Birthday to Me
“Inside every older person is a younger person, wondering what the hell happened.”
— Cora Harvey Armstrong Continue reading “Happy Birthday to Me”
Does Your Thyroid Want a Green Smoothie?
In April 2013, I had a wisdom tooth removed. It is not pleasant to do this in middle age.
My dentist thought it would be no big deal. I knew she was lying. I didn’t realize how badly she was lying. Continue reading “Does Your Thyroid Want a Green Smoothie?”