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
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.
I've been putting off blogging a lot, because I've been sick since we arrived in Hawaii. The fibromyalgia that I finally had under control is back in full force. I believe part of the reason I’ve been sick is due to the noise pollution we’ve been dealing with, thanks to our neighbor. First, let me … Continue reading $2400/mo for Rent in Hawaii + Bad Neighbor = Insanity
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
I wanted to reblog this, since it seemed to have gotten lost when I transferred everything from my other blog. Most people don't understand the impact that allergies can wreak on someone's life. A few years ago I was diagnosed with a corn allergy. On one hand, knowing why I was having the health issues … Continue reading Living With Corn Allergy is a Pain in the Maize – Ingredients and Solutions