Hey hey there! I think a lot of you started following this blog when I was updating it frequently regarding my health issues. Well, this space is going to start looking a little different! I’m still experiencing many of the health issues I originally posted about, but it seems like I may be back to… Read More Just a little health update:
I mean, is it really that surprising that I’m hitting you with yet more diagnoses? The #slayingSIBO saga began when, after two years of total digestive frustration, I want to a gastroenterologist and they made me blow into balloons and tested my breath and told me I have SIBO (you can check out all my… Read More #slayingSIBO or Something Else? UPDATE
In no particular order, here are 27 things I plan to leave behind when I turn 27, or at least try to. Hey, nobody’s perfect, but I gotta work it, again and again til I get it right… okay I’ll stop.… Read More 27 things I’m moving on from
(on May 11th – mark your calendar) And for some reason, I suddenly feel inexplicably old. I know I still have three years until 30, but approaching 27 feels like a final countdown. Maybe it’s because I’m 26 and don’t feel like I’m where I should be by society’s standards. Or maybe it’s because I’m… Read More So, I’m turning 27…
“You eat so well!” “You crush it in the gym!” “You’re young and look so healthy though!” All comments that have been said to me — and yet, here I am, about to turn 27 and feeling like an 80 year old whose life has been ripped away from her far too soon with every… Read More I may just be the sickest healthy person you know…
SO. Here I am, 3 days after finishing my two-week round of Xifaxan, and I feel… the same. In fact, I might feel worse? Because along with not finding relief, that ROUGH round of antibiotics left me with some fun side effects: breakouts, weird rashes, swelling in my limbs, worsened joint pain… super fun times,… Read More #slayingSIBO // general update
..there are a few things I just HAVE to update you on. Some good things, and some “you’re never going to believe this” things.… Read More #slayingSIBO Update
It was an interesting thought: your body has been listening to your mind your entire life. Every negative thought, your body has heard and absorbed. Kind of eye-opening, right? I thought about all the negative thoughts I’ve had in my 26 years on earth – every self-diminishing thought, every “what if”, every “you’re not good enough”. Thinking about that, it’s no wonder the physical pain you can feel and damage you can experience as you walk through life.… Read More Talking to yourself – weird or necessary?
As hopeful as I was, I should have known the appointment would be frustrating, leading me to the search of yet another doctor.… Read More On to the next… #slayingSIBO
Have you ever been told you’re a ruminator?
Well, I have been one all. my. life. I was born a type-A, worry wart of a child — truly, I tell you it’s a miracle I’ve made it to age 26 without becoming a total basket case. The self-induced stress I have put my body through has probably primed me for SIBO!
… Read More The Waiting Game… #slayingSIBO