So far this morning hasn't been too brutal (theres plenty of day left though!) I got up st 6:30 am, took my necessary medications, drank my water, made breakfast which consisted of eggs and toast and an apple, and then after a short rest I hopped on the stationary bike for 5 minutes. 5 minutes … Continue reading Day 1 of fatigue fighting.
Here begins my journey of naturally battling my severe fatigue.
Women are told from the moment they can hold their first doll or barbie how wonderful being a mommy is. We hear all about pregnancy glow, the miracle of child birth, etc the second we escape the womb it seems. However, for some women, such as me, pregnancy is the opposite of a glowing time … Continue reading Hyperemesis Gravidarum made me loathe pregnancy.
Mothers already face a ton of hardship between raising their child in a way that best suits them while hearing from all angles what the "right" way to parent is. It seems everyone has an opinion on this subject, regardless of circumstances. While there is no right way, at least in my opinion as long … Continue reading Deciding between breastfeeding or taking my medications.
We are all human and flawed and that makes us beautiful.
The last few months I have been incredibly ill due to hyperemesis gravidarum (extreme morning sickness in pregnancy) and POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome.) This has left me feeling drained beyond repair, beaten down by life, and utterly hopeless that the future could possibly shine bright again. With incessant vomiting, it felt as though I … Continue reading When it feels depression has robbed me of my passion.
It's been on my bucket list for a long time to get a real massage. Not just one my husband attempts to provide; though his efforts are appreciated he doesn't know technique for muscle relaxation. I was in Wisconsin Dells for the night and looked up local massage. I found a woman (Rachael) who worked … Continue reading I got my first professional massage!
Because it's vital, that's why.
Greetings, I am composing this message in regards to the net neutrality proposal. To remove net neutrality is a massive violation for people's access to freedom of speech and press. Additionally, it demonstrates complete disregard for people who utilize the internet to pursue their careers, for people like myself who work from home. … Continue reading My letter to the FCC folks regarding net neutrality.
Being ill doesn't equate being a burden.