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Coping, Photos, Tips and Tricks

Walks With Beagle

December 17, 2017

 How do you come to terms with facing the same loss over and over again? Most goodbyes are final. You grieve and then learn to  live without. But what happens when you are gifted and denied your passion repeatedly? I am once again facing the same loss I have grieved four times before, and determining how to hope without setting myself up for disappointment, and how to proceed cautiously without dreaming too small.  Continue reading to see how I’m facing this and what a stubborn beagle has to do with my newest challenge.  Continue Reading…

Coping

Don’t Wage War On Your Body

August 12, 2017

Today I could wallow about lost muscle mass, flabby babesia weight, and pregnancy symptoms but that is not only useless, it is counterproductive. We must speak life over ourselves and marvel at how wonderous life is. I no longer feel betrayed by my body. In fact, I marvel at it. I honour it. I am grateful my body endured the trials of treatment and the stress of obstacles. I have even apologized to God for blaming my body as if it was poorly made and lacking value. Speak kindly of your body and value it highly. That’s how you will heal and make healthy choices. If you value and honour something you will take care of it.

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Treatment

Fertility, Miscarriage, PMS, Congenital Lyme

February 24, 2017

From undetected MTHFR genetic mutations to infections like Lyme bacteria, women have much to consider when planning to have a family. When I went to the US for treatments years ago part of the routine blood work included screening for the MTHFR genetic mutation. For treatments this information was valuable because it explained my inability to detox properly, led to coagulation testing (which I ended up having), and provided insight as to why I was deficient in some nutrients. I was focused on Lyme treatment but what I learned relates to any woman trying to conceive. Continue reading to discover what I have learned about common but little known reasons for miscarriage, infertility, and transmission of infections to babies.   Continue Reading…

Coping

Stop Worrying

December 9, 2016

 

Before explaining tactics that helped me stop worrying, it is important to mention that they were successful because I first sought the root causes of my anxiety and worrisome ways. In understanding the source, I was better able to eradicate the habit of reacting to stress with worry. Knowing why I worried and felt anxious laid the foundation to breaking the habit and forming new, healthier habits. It took time, lots of walks down memory lane, and careful observation of my reactions.

I encourage all worriers out there to do the same. Why is your reaction to stress, panic? Why do you dwell on things? Why are you living with constant stomach aches?

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