I had grand visions of daily updating the blog and keeping careful records of my symptoms and progress during fecal microbiota transplant. Sounds like a great idea, eh? Then, jet lag hit. I may have been a bit stressed from travel. (Possibly. Just a theory. Ok, yes, I was a bit of an anxious… Continue reading FMT Update: One week down, one to go!
I’m not sure where to start with this, mostly because (as many of you know) I’m a bit preoccupied at the moment. In England. Getting new gut bugs. (Hooray!) Not exactly normal life right now. So I’m just going to put this out there: Surprise, I joined Beautycounter last week! Responses I expect to see:… Continue reading Safer Skincare: I’m doing something about it!
Want to know why I’ve been so quiet around these parts? THIS. Planning. Preparation. And, the kicker, doing it all on what feels like 30% brain function. Why does it feel like my brain is mush? Ironically, the very prep I’d like to tell you about. As you may have read here, I will be… Continue reading The Healing Project, May: The Month of Prep and Planning
Big news in the Rogue Realm! I’ve made a significant addition to The Healing Project that I need to tell you about, something I hope will be a huge step forward. This may very well change my health in a big way. In June, I will be traveling to England to undergo fecal microbiota transplantation… Continue reading Crappy But Happy News!
I love sleep. It loves me. There’s mutual admiration going on here. #muah Unfortunately, it can be hard to come by for many of us. Life gets in the way, sleep is necessary for life, and then we’re quickly an exhausted mess and we wonder why. #askmehowiknow I’m the queen of the late-night second wind.… Continue reading 6 Things That Interrupt My Sleep (and how I’m fixin’ to fix them)
True, robust health starts with… sleep. You thought I was going to say food, didn’t you? #psych April is The Month of Sleep (cue fanfare) for my new project here. I’m excited. And kind of exhausted just thinking about it. I’m not sure why it seems like such a sacrifice to prioritize sleep. After all,… Continue reading The Healing Project, April: But First, Sleep
I suffer from a condition called the Internet Research Rabbit Hole (IRRH). It’s something that often pops up in conjunction with an autoimmune diagnosis, especially when mainstream medical treatment has failed to produce encouraging results. It presents initially as the realization that yes, DIET DOES MATTER, and goes quickly south from there. Common symptoms include:… Continue reading The Healing Project