Travelling with Humira: My Experience

Hello dear readers, I am back from vacation! And this time it really was a vacation (unlike Disney World, where I needed a vacation from that vacation). I am so fortunate to have amazing and supportive friends who may not exactly know what I’m going through, but do try to understand and be there forContinue reading “Travelling with Humira: My Experience”

How Stress Effects Your Chronic Illness

So apparently I have been terrible at managing my stress levels lately, despite the self-care I have been trying to do. How so, you may ask? Well after talking to my nurse practitioner, it was discovered that my jaw pain had nothing to do with my medication and everything to do with stress (and myContinue reading “How Stress Effects Your Chronic Illness”

The Best Way to Practice Self-Care

For anyone who knows me personally, you would know I lead a pretty stressful life. My job involves running Early Childhood Development programs where I work with families from all different backgrounds to provide intervention & prevention services, I teach an anger management program , I volunteer at the Sexual Assault Center, I provide earlyContinue reading “The Best Way to Practice Self-Care”

When Anxiety Takes Over

Prednisone kicks some serious butt! I’m beginning to wonder if the evils outweigh the good at this point. Well, that’s not entirely true. I KNOW right now they do. I’m doing a lot better, but these new symptoms are really consuming me. Joint pains– never had it before and can definitely say I am notContinue reading “When Anxiety Takes Over”

My Experience Travelling Unstable: Disney & Universal Studios

Ola readers! I am back from  “vacation”, which I quickly realized did not feel like a vacation at all. That sounds so negative to start the post, but I had mixed feelings about the trip. Don’t get me wrong- I absolutely loved the trip, loved the experience, the people I travelled with, the weather was prettyContinue reading “My Experience Travelling Unstable: Disney & Universal Studios”