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finally feeling good
Sunday, March 22, 2015      13 comments

This is the first time that I have had this many good days in a row. After whats been the battle for my life, its a good feeling to finally feel like I am headed in the right direction. I know that with Lyme, the good days come and go, but I am ... Read more
its okay. its going to be okay.
Friday, March 20, 2015      8 comments

Yesterday was my last day in the insurance business! I cant explain to you the relief I felt when I left. That job caused me so much stress and anxiety. I was job searching for well over a year and I am so excited to begin my new journey at a lo... Read more
how bad do you want it?
Thursday, March 19, 2015      4 comments

I had a very bad day yesterday. It made me want to turn to wine and pizza and sit on the couch and watch tv for hours. My fiance was invited out for wings with his buddies to a restaurant that wasn't casual. AKA, my yoga pants and a hoodie were ... Read more
drastic change in diet
Wednesday, March 18, 2015      11 comments

Have you heard about "leaky gut"? Well after 2 months of antibiotics and not following a strict diet, my stomach was destroyed. I had horrible pain, couldn't eat without feeling sick, and couldn't skip a meal without getting dizzy. I would have ... Read more
namaste (and that ugly inner voice)
Tuesday, March 17, 2015      8 comments

I went to a yoga class last night. My body was sore, I had a headache and didnt feel up to it, but I made myself go. The first minute of class, my eyes were twitching, my body screamed at me for sitting straight, my foot kept falling asleep but ... Read more
excuses
Monday, March 16, 2015      4 comments

I kept making excuses. I have fibromyalgia. I am tired. Everything hurts. I am too lazy to cook dinner. Ordering pizza is okay because its easy. It seemed no matter the situation I could come up with an excuse for why I am doing some... Read more
relief
Thursday, March 05, 2015      6 comments

Its funny how writing a blog can make you feel so much better. All your comments, support and love truly mean the world to me. I'm researching the "eat right for your blood type" plan, and getting an idea of the foods I can, and cannot eat... Read more
getting thoughts out of my head
Wednesday, March 04, 2015      10 comments

I met with my doctor today. I have not been tolerating oral antibiotics so we are going to try an all herbal route. If I do not get better from this new treatment plan, I have to get a PICC line put into my arm The new treatment protocol lasts 9... Read more
big beautiful hair
Wednesday, January 28, 2015      9 comments

Today I am thankful for my beautiful hair. We all have something that makes us confident, and I am confident about my hair. I was taking my detox epsom salt bath las... Read more
a good morning!
Tuesday, January 27, 2015      8 comments

I am feeling good this morning! I am currently on my progesterone drops (only twice a day for half a month) and notice an improvement that I didn't see before. I am upping my thyroid meds and adding another antibiotic to the mix. I have to find ... Read more
I've got medical bills coming out my wazoo
Monday, January 26, 2015      6 comments

I just got a $460 ER bill in the mail. I spent $290 on my IV treatment last week (which I have to do every 6 months) I spent $175 on medicine this month alone and I still owe my parents $130 for a bill for blood work I got done in Augus... Read more
when life gives you lemons...or Lyme
Sunday, January 25, 2015      5 comments

I'm not making lemonade over here, but I am trying to stay as positive as possible. I am thankful that I am not having too many side effects from the medication I am on right now. I am currently taking medicine for my thyroid, progesterone... Read more
can I catch a break?
Friday, January 23, 2015      6 comments

I got my first IV treatment for my Lyme disease. The IV caused my blood sugar to drastically drop and I immediately got lightheaded and nauseous. They gave me a sugary dr... Read more
thinking thoughts
Thursday, January 15, 2015      9 comments

Its easier to be numb. Its easier to be on autopilot. Thinking is dangerous. Thinking confuses me. It overwhelms me. It causes great anxiety. No matter how hard I try to not think, it still happens and I am swept in a whirlwind. My thoughts buil... Read more
another bad day
Tuesday, January 13, 2015      6 comments

well today was another bad day to add to the books. I didn't get the job I had been hoping for. That's 3 rejections in 5 days... On top of it, I am getting sicker. Google "Bartonella Stretch Mark Rash" and you will see something I am ... Read more

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