My journey: From “impressive” to “beyond awesome”

I always feel a little weird writing about my health situation on my blog. But now that I’ve put it all out there, and so many people have been asking me for an update, I feel like I need to share some of the significant things that have happened lately. A few weeks ago, I went to see a functional medicine doctor for the first time. I had been on a waiting list for four months to get into this doctor who specializes in patients with autoimmune disease. I handed her a thick folder full of my medical journey from...
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My personal retreat: Journey to the lighthouses

During the past 16 years of being a mom, I’ve often day dreamed about a time when I could run away by myself for a few days. I’ve longed to get away, sleep in and just have time to think without having to worry about anyone else. A few weeks ago, I realized I actually had the opportunity to do just that. Our youngest daughter was going away for the first time for two nights at summer camp. My husband needed to work from home anyway because of some construction work happening at our house. And our oldest son now drives, so I felt...
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