Chronic Illness and Mast Cells, Injustices of the Healthcare System

A Word on the Bizarre: Health Insurance and Shoddy Corporate Policies Part One

Little did I know, I was about to be sucked into my doctor office's version of the twilight zone.

Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

My Experience With an Essential Oil MLM and How Far the Company has Gone to Sell More Essential Oils.

Essential Oil MLM Company While a little off topic of what I had originally planned for my Essential Oils and Safety Series,  I want to share my experience and observation of one particular MLM essential oil company.  I believe my experience provides an example of how far the company has went to sell more oils… Continue reading My Experience With an Essential Oil MLM and How Far the Company has Gone to Sell More Essential Oils.

Chronic Illness and Mast Cells, Thoughts

On Undiagnosed and Getting Worse

Today is a bad day.  A really bad day.  Every day has been a bad day since mid last week.  I've been to my PCP (primary care physician) for a steroid injection because the angioedema has been so severe.  The pressure in my head is near unbearable.  I can't sleep.  If I try to lay… Continue reading On Undiagnosed and Getting Worse

Chronic Illness and Mast Cells

Mold in Crawlspace

For months now, all it has done is rain continuously where I live.  It started in the Fall and hasn't let up yet.  It was around that same time I started battling a sinus and ear infection, which I fought until after Thanksgiving and finally resorted to going to the doctor and getting antibiotics.  I… Continue reading Mold in Crawlspace

Being Disabled, Chronic Illness and Mast Cells, disability, Thoughts

Getting a Handicap Permit

Last week I took a big step forward to gain back more independence by asking my doctor to fill out my state's Disabled Person's Parking Affidavit form.  The decision, for me, was pretty difficult to make.  I had been contemplating the idea for quite some time.  Getting around and holding up physically has continued to… Continue reading Getting a Handicap Permit

Opinion

Something Smells

I've been putting off writing this post for the better part of July.  I've even contemplated not writing the post at all.  I do not like politics.  My opinion is that politics do not belong in healthcare.  This doesn't change the fact that politics do exist in the medical community especially when it concerns large… Continue reading Something Smells

Chronic Illness and Mast Cells

The Burden of Being Undiagnosed

I have seen a lot of physicians.  I've seen good, bad, and everything in between. There have been some that have helped, some that have tried but failed to help, some that didn't want to help, one that had "issues" and I fired (a first and hopefully last for me), many with good intentions, some… Continue reading The Burden of Being Undiagnosed