May 31, 2013
rainbow over an empty road

Cosmic Clue-By-Fours and Other Chronic Truths…

One of the most common questions I get asked is, in fact, formed in the prose of a question: “How do you do it?!?!” Wherein “it” […]
May 29, 2013

A Guide to Lupus (SLE)

Lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus) is a cruel, unpredictable and devastating autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body, including skin, joints and internal organs. […]
May 21, 2013

Pregnancy + Ankylosing Spondylitis – Common Questions

I’m pregnant and I have ankylosing spondylitis.  Are there any risks involved for my baby? Fortunately ankylosing spondylitis does not seem to impact fertility or the […]
May 17, 2013

A Guide to Rheumatoid Autoimmune Disease

Rheumatoid autoimmune diseases are painful conditions that are characterized inflammation, swelling, and pain in the joints or muscles caused by an autoimmune response by the body. A […]
May 14, 2013

A Mom with MS: Keep on Moving

Four years ago, I was at the top of my game.  I was participating in Ironman Triathlon events, getting my master’s degree, and trying to be […]
May 10, 2013

Pregnancy and a Hashimoto’s or Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis

What sort of treatment will I receive if I am diagnosed with Hashimoto’s while I am pregnant? The autoimmune disease Hashimoto’s thyroiditis affects the thyroid gland, […]
May 3, 2013

Autoimmune and Trying to Conceive – Natural and Medical Ways to Improve Fertility Chances

What are some natural and medical ways one with autoimmune disease could try to improve chances of getting pregnant? Many interventions, both natural and medically conventional, […]