I’m currently reading “The Lady’s Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness” a memoir by Sarah Ramey. Nearly every page rings true for me. Weird symptoms for 10+ years that no one could find the source of. Shuffled from specialist to specialist only to have them shrug their shoulders. Firing three ob/gyns before I found one who… Continue reading Can I get a witness?
Author: Seeking Sabbath
no pain, no gain
I knew I’d feel worse before I'd feel better. I was warned that I would feel like I had the flu. I had been living with muscle and joint pain for a year and a half…how much worse could it really be??? Well. A lot. The new antifungal drug kicked in late last week. That,… Continue reading no pain, no gain
This Sunday, I said farewell to UPC. Leaving my job to focus on healing has been the hardest part of this diagnosis. It’s been my church home for over 23 years and I have loved my work with the youth. It was a surreal day to say the least. UPC has always been good at… Continue reading No Words.
Terrible. Thanks for asking.
By far, the response I’ve heard most often is “I had no idea you were sick!” It’s understandable. My worst symptom of Mold Toxicity and Hashimoto’s Disease is Chronic Pain. It’s one of those unseeable symptoms. Millions suffer from Chronic Pain every day. But because it’s always there, and often there’s nothing that will help,… Continue reading Terrible. Thanks for asking.