I’m really about over meeting anyone from dating sites anymore. I know I keep saying this, but I did pay for three months of Match and one month of another dull site and wish I’d just bought myself a nice dress and taken myself out to a really nice dinner instead. This time I ended … Continue reading A Date with a Cheapskate Unchivalrous Military Man
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 can buy bird suet at the store on sale for about $1.50 a block. After looking up recipes, I thought why not make it myself? I tried out those recipes and they did not seem to work well. Combining leftover coconut oil was a bad idea - it melted as soon as the sun … Continue reading Making Homemade Suet Recipe is For the Birds
I was having a hormonal moment this morning. Remembering that I had chocolate cake in the freezer, I thought about how great it would taste with a cup of coffee. It’s been forever since I’ve eaten an unhealthy breakfast, but today I needed that comfort food. Smiling from ear to ear, I open the freezer, … Continue reading Wishful Thinking – Coffee and Chocolate for Breakfast