Life Lessons of Chronic Illness

Life Lessons of Chronic Illness
  What 8 Years of Chronic Illness Has Taught Me…Or A Look On The Positive Side   My oldest son just turned eight last week, which is a wonderful, happy time for my family. However, with the happiness that comes from seeing him grow into such an incredible person who I truly enjoy spending time ...

The Road to Autoimmune Disease Diagnosis

The Road to Autoimmune Disease Diagnosis
  My Experience With Getting An Autoimmune Disease Diagnosis   I get asked about my autoimmune disease a lot. New doctors ask me how I was diagnosed. Family members ask about my diagnosis and fellow parents and friends ask how I knew I had an autoimmune disease. I’ve had new friends – who didn’t know ...

Life With Young Kids and an Autoimmune Disease

Life With Young Kids and an Autoimmune Disease
How I Balance Parenting with an Autoimmune Disease   I have a husband, two young children (ages 7 and 3), a job, volunteer activities and an autoimmune condition (Ankylosing Spondylitis) and secondary fibromyalgia. While I prefer not to let me autoimmune disease get in the way of my life, unfortunately, they do sometimes (OK, more ...