I didn’t need one more thing to write about.

If you follow my Facebook page, you may have already seen the news… Yesterday I was diagnosed with something called mast cell activation syndrome. It’s taken me a long time to figure out what’s been going on. It all started with a severe allergic reaction back in August. Unlike most people who experience a severeContinue reading “I didn’t need one more thing to write about.”

Heat, Fibromyalgia, & Central Sensitivity Syndrome (or, why I can’t handle being hot!).

Hi!  So.. I try to keep the posts on my blog mostly cheerful.   I always want my blog to be a place that reflects a sense of hope and healing, where people can come to feel uplifted. But… I also blog to share my truth with people, and to connect. And the truth is thatContinue reading “Heat, Fibromyalgia, & Central Sensitivity Syndrome (or, why I can’t handle being hot!).”

How to find help for Central Sensitization

Hi everyone! I recently heard from a reader who was looking for some suggestions on where to turn next, in terms of finding a medical professional to help him.  He said he’d been struggling with central sensitization syndrome for three years now, and had yet to receive any significant help. I thought his advice mightContinue reading “How to find help for Central Sensitization”

So, I think I *do* have fibromyalgia, after all.

Wow… the past few months have been full of changes for me!  There’s been a lot to deal with… but at the same time, I’ve been learning from it, and figuring a lot out. I don’t always feel inspired to share super personal stuff on this blog, but I’ve heard from a few readers —Continue reading “So, I think I *do* have fibromyalgia, after all.”

Friday round-up: swimming outside, meditation, and coffee shops

Hi everyone! So… I wanted to follow up my recent posts, which have been somewhat heavy, with a post to check in about some of the good things going on in my life! I’ve always wanted to try doing one of those Friday round-up posts so many bloggers do, so I thought I’d give thisContinue reading “Friday round-up: swimming outside, meditation, and coffee shops”