soon after having beckham i was so so ready to feel better. the days after delivery i did feel a bit better & experienced some relief (aka some hope) but when you get to the point where you can’t get out of bed & take care of your basic needs or walk into your doctors appointments, better is relative… but i saw an opening, an opportunity, and ran with it. Continue reading
whew i wish the roller-coasters of life were as fun as a theme park…
breastfeeding my babies has been a bit of a feat. Continue reading
on january 22nd we met our baby boy… Continue reading
the story of our miracle’s journey to this world… july 3rd, 2009
This is probably not the last time you will hear of me using essential oils for relief. But for this particular post I am focusing on the oils I will be using during & after labor and on our newborn.
after being diagnosed with fibromyalgia, i was on a mission to help my pain. i started at the most basic place i knew, diet & exercise. in 2006, after much research of the possible benefits of cutting out gluten, i began a gluten-free diet. i found that it did alleviate some of my stiffness & joint/muscle aches. Continue reading
I basically discovered my gluten-intolerance by process of elimination, which soon led to my celiac diagnosis. So it makes sense to me if we want to understand what foods may or may not be contributing to flares we should eliminate them for a period of time, individually reintroduce those foods back to our diets and then evaluate symptoms.