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 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 […]
May 14, 2020

How To Get Your Joyfulness Back As An Autoimmune Mom

Autoimmune mom Donna Jackson Nakazawa was tired of being sick. Her kids were growing up and preparing to go off to college while she was just […]
May 9, 2020

Autoimmune Self-Care Mantra: You Can’t Do It All (So Stop Worrying About It)

  In the time it has taken me to craft this sentence I have had to change a nappy, put a tired baby to bed, comfort […]
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
Two women sitting in a park wearing coats

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 […]