July 1, 2020

Autoimmune In The Family: Don’t Dismiss Your “Mom Radar”

I’m sure many of you reading this will understand when I say I feel like a detective with an honorary medical degree desperately trying to put […]
June 24, 2020

Celiac-Fibro-Type 1 Diabetes’ Life Lessons of Confidence & Bravery, From Mother To Daughter

Being a mother with three chronic illnesses (type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, and fibromyalgia) feels “normal” to me the same way that being a college student […]
June 18, 2020

“You Can Handle This. I Promise.” :: Why Adding Play, Risk Taking and Resilience Training Helps Your Autoimmune Life

Only folks who have been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease understand what I am about to say:  Getting the diagnosis of both Celiac and Hashimoto’s resulted […]
June 9, 2020

Addison’s Disease & Celiac Mom Story: “The Autoimmune Snowball”

I was 32 years old.  I had just survived a miserable pregnancy and rough delivery, but instead of gaining my strength back and enjoying this new […]
June 4, 2020

Hate Being Too Tired To Play With Your Kids? Tips For Managing Energy In Daily Life

Energy management and balancing expenditure versus conservation is an important issue for even the most healthy among us.  For those suffering from autoimmune disease, for whom […]
June 1, 2020

Editors’ Choice Award: AARDA Events Allow Philanthropic Couples to Spread Awareness About Common Diseases & Spend Time Together

May 25, 2020

No Apologies Needed: Making Space, Improving Health

Throughout ten years of clinical practice in the healthcare of women, I’ve had such a variety of experiences. Some of them were amazing, like witnessing childbirth. […]
May 22, 2020
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May 20, 2020

The Personal Story of a Mom of Twins Diagnosed with M.S.

In 2006 when my twins were five months old, I was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (M.S.). I was/am still able to drive and that was […]