**~My recovery from mast cell activation, and how the mind and body are SO connected~**

As some of you know, last fall I was diagnosed with a rare condition called mast cell activation syndrome. It’s a relatively new condition– doctors have only even had a name for it for the past 10 years. Mast cells are a part of our immune system, and they once had a tremendous role withinContinue reading “**~My recovery from mast cell activation, and how the mind and body are SO connected~**”

How the Dynamic Neural Retraining System is changing my life

Hi everyone! Today I wanted to share a bit with you about the Dynamic Neural Retraining System, or DNRS for short. As you may know, this past fall I was diagnosed with a condition of the immune system called mast cell activation syndrome. When I first got the diagnosis, I initially went into research mode,Continue reading “How the Dynamic Neural Retraining System is changing my life”

A groundbreaking new study paves the way for future treatments for fibromyalgia

Hey everyone! If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ve probably seen this absolutely incredible TED talk by Dr. Elliot Krane, on the nature of chronic pain.  It is seriously one of my favorite things to watch.  Chronic pain is terrible, but it’s always so hopeful to me to keep track of how much we’reContinue reading “A groundbreaking new study paves the way for future treatments for fibromyalgia”

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.”

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”