Tag Archives: autoimmune disease

Peace like a River

Now more than ever, I feel the need to find peace. My body (which has been plagued by immune system problems) yearns for it. My main problem is that I’m a perfectionist with a type A personality, but looking back … Continue reading

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Away from Home

This week I commuted to north Dallas for a conference and although I received a lot of value from this conference and made some new friends, pasta, sandwiches, rolls, and cake were common parts of the meals they delivered to … Continue reading

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The Happiness Hypothesis

I read a book this weekend called The Happiness Hypothesis, a thought-provoking blend of psychology and philosophy written by Jonathan Haidt. At the time of publication, he was a psychology professor at the University of Virginia.  In addition to discussing interesting experiments in … Continue reading

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The Elephant and the Rider

Well, school has been back in session for a couple of weeks now, and the pain and fatigue are back with a vengeance. My leg muscles are sore and cramping every night after work, and I can’t seem to get … Continue reading

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Fear is the Mind Killer

I know what you’re thinking…she lifted the title of this blog post out of Dune. Why yes, I did, so sue me. It happens to be true, so I’m going to use it. I realized yesterday that I’ve become paralyzed by … Continue reading

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Breathe

Did you know that breathing deeply helps you counteract stress by stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system? It’s also good for your cardiovascular health. Unfortunately, I’m having trouble breathing lately. I want to breathe. I try to fill my lungs but … Continue reading

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