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Diagnosis!

After over a year of chronic nausea I am very happy to say I have finally been diagnosed with Celiac Disease. Celiac is an autoimmune disease. When wheat, barley and rye are eaten a person’s body mounts an immune response … Continue reading

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Follow-ups at the PCP and Pulmonologist

I had been out of the hospital for two weeks when I went to see my pulmonologist. I was still on the oxygen. A technician took me off the oxygen at my appointment and we waited for a few minutes … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free: One Year Anniversary

When I found out from my doctor that I had Celiac disease I shocked him by being really happy!  I had been sick for well over a year, too nauseated to function on most days. After test after test, including … Continue reading

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What is Dysthymia?

Dysthymia is also known as Persistent Depressive Disorder. A person is diagnosed with dysthymia after having a continuous depression of more than two to three years. People with dysthymia may not remember a time when they felt joy in their … Continue reading

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Five Years of Surviving

Today is a special day for me. Five years ago I attempted suicide and I am celebrating that I wasn’t successful. I suffer from Bipolar Disorder, a disease that is characterized by extreme lows and extreme highs. The risk of … Continue reading

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From the Prep to the Results

If you are a bit squeamish, you may want to skip The Prep part! My gastroenterologist moved over to the main campus of the Cleveland Clinic and it turned out I was abled to be scheduled for an endoscopy/colonscopy on … Continue reading

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Doctor’s Visit and Blood Test Results

Linking up with Being Fibro Mom‘s Chronic Friday Linkup If you have been a regular reader you will know that I’ve been experiencing nausea and a low grade fever since last September with no doctor being able to tell me … Continue reading

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Psychological and Emotional Self-Care

This is a sponsored post from the Self-Care Movement website. Although I suffer from various conditions such as Lupus, Diabetes and Asthma, by far my hardest battle has been with my mental diagnosis, Bipolar Disorder. This condition causes extreme mood … Continue reading

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I Am More Than My Diagnoses!

I am participating today in the linky #besidesmydiagnosis. If you would like to link up you can do so at The Girl With the 5 Lads. You do not have to be a blogger to participate! As I was answering … Continue reading

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February 29th is Rare Disease Day

Did you know that there are approximately 7,000 different types of rare diseases and disorders, with more being discovered each day? That 30 million people in the United States are living with rare diseases which equates to 1 in 10 … Continue reading

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