April 29, 2020

An Autoimmune Mom’s Choice: Happiness As The Mom You Are

As an Autoimmune Mom, you learn very quickly that you have a choice, to let go of the mom you thought you would be and become […]
April 16, 2020

Slow Down, Be Proactive With Doctors… and Take Care of You

January 2013, I turned 40. I had planned on celebrating, but I was too sick. One month later I finally learned what caused the dizziness, severe […]
April 6, 2020
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Hand in Hand: Communicating with Friends + Family with the Daily Uncertainty of an Autoimmune Condition

In family and friendship, illness sometimes proves to be a delicate dance. In some ways I am fortunate.  I am happily married to an amazing man.  […]
March 26, 2020

Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month: Common Threads For Us All

The month has flown by — and with it, Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month is coming to a close, as winter turns to spring. I love that […]
March 25, 2020

Self Care For Autoimmune Moms: Walking the Gold-Lined Path

At least once or twice a year, I go to Rocky Mountain National Park to feed my soul – the photo below is one that I […]
March 17, 2020
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One Lucky Autoimmune Mom: Strength, Courage & Laughter

“Sometimes I worry that my disease will taint their childhoods. Then I think of what my scleroderma can teach them.” Playing games on the floor, bicycle […]
March 8, 2020

Advice for Autoimmune Moms + Research Update from the Johns Hopkins Autoimmune Disease Research Center

In my autoimmune research over the years, I’ve come across Dr. Noel Rose’s name many times.  Dr. Rose is a MD and PhD, and the Director […]
March 6, 2020
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We Are Not Hypochondriacs! A Call For Autoimmune Voices

My story is no different from most of us in the AutoimmuneMom community.  After I was diagnosed with pleva, a rare autoimmune skin condition and Hashimoto’s […]
February 24, 2020
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Living with Autoimmune in Your Teens

Most diseases and disorders have a somewhat fluid but predictable course over time, as the sufferer ages, and autoimmune conditions are no different.  The information presented […]