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

Please Stop Wearing Fragrances to the Doctor

I am currently sitting at my doctor's office in a patient room trying to calm my nerves after this morning's fiasco with the front office staff and a patient's perfume. To make it worse their office is under construction. So in other words, Chemical City. I've already popped 50 mg of Benadryl and my cheeks… Continue reading Please Stop Wearing Fragrances to the Doctor

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.

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