Hi, My Name Is Emily… And I don’t know how to finish that sentence. It used to be very easy for me. I was really proud of what I had accomplished in life, and had no problem spitting out my resume for an introduction. Even […]
Enjoy this warm, cozy butternut squash soup while watching the autumn leaves falling down like pieces into place as the temperature drops. Sweet butternut squash with sage sausage and savory kale in the perfect creamy combination.
1. Having An Autoimmune Disease Does Not Mean You Are “Unhealthy” UNHEALTHY – This word is such a trigger for me. The general population does not understand what it is like to live with a chronic illness or autoimmune disease. I try my best to […]
I’ll never forget the fist time someone told me my symptoms were in my head. It shaped the way I perceived my own body for fear of rejection.
Caregivers come in all forms, and are more than just a medical proxy. No one should fight chronic illness alone. Caregivers need praise too.
Sausage stuffed zucchini boats is a low carb, savory dinner that is an alternative to your traditional meat sauce. Quick meal that you can pull from the freezer and serve with fresh veggies when you are ready.
Getting a diagnosis of a chronic, incurable illness is a pivotal point in the timeline. A diagnosis seems like the end of the road, the question is finally answered. However, it is really just the beginning of the road. A road filled with scary symptoms, […]
FSGS is a rare and serious disease affecting the kidneys. Here is where I stand one year post diagnosis, and treatments that have helped me.
One year after diagnosis, here’s how I am managing my pulmonary hypertension. I’m not where I want to be, but I’m better than I expected.
CTEPH is a rare form of pulmonary hypertension that results from blood clots in the lungs. Read along as I share my shocking diagnosis story.