In my first blog on this topic, I discussed how I had been diagnosed with these strange illnesses and how massage helped many of the problems. In my second blog entry, I discussed the food allergies I discovered and took control of. Now I will discuss more about my eating habits. I grew up eating … Continue reading Beating Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatique Syndrome – Eating Habits – Part 3
Sometime around 2002 someone finally convinced me to get tested for allergies. Thankfully, I had insurance so the visits and tests were covered. I discovered through an allergist that I was allergic to grass, ragweed, pine, and milk. The pine allergy would definitely explain much of the misery I felt in 1997-1999 because I lived … Continue reading Beating Fibromyalgia and CFS, Allergy Tests – Part 2
Shortly after my twenty-first birthday, I started noticing that I wasn’t feeling well most of the time. After visiting the doctor and coming back with normal blood work results, I was relieved that nothing “bad” showed up, but at the same time I was also disappointed that there was no explanation for my symptoms. The … Continue reading Beating Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – Part I
The strangest things have been happening lately with songs popping into my head at random times. Although most may not find this unusual, it’s unusual to me because these songs are ones I haven’t heard in years. For instance, this morning I woke up with a song in my head from the fourth grade. Our … Continue reading Go You Chicken Fat, Go Away! (Please Get Out of My Head!)
A few years ago my cousin died of cancer that took over her entire body. Shortly after, a friend had announced she had breast cancer and went through radiation. My brother announced he had melanoma, and had to go through interferon treatment. I am determined that if I have some horrific disease such as cancer, … Continue reading Mammograms Under the Age of 40
I don’t understand why people think that when you move to certain areas you have less allergy problems. It depends on what you’re allergic to. I just had more tests completed and a new list has arisen, in addition to my old ones: *oranges *mustard *brewer’s yeast (goodbye, beer!) *molds *dust mites *weeds *mesquite *eucalyptus … Continue reading Less Allergies in Hawaii? Not.
A few years ago I was sent to an ENT (ear, nose, throat doctor) for allergies and was considering getting my tonsils out. However, I also had a lifetime of trouble breathing out of my nose. My first appointment was with a doctor I refused to see again because he was such an ass. He … Continue reading Turbinate Coblation Option for Allergy Sufferers