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  • Welcome to Our Village

    July 3, 2019 by

    “Regardless of a child’s biological parent(s) its upbringing belongs to the community,” — v roughly translated Wajitan Proverb. It takes a village to raise a child. This phrase I have grappled with since the birth of my son, exacerbated by my perpetual need for external help due to my autoimunne disease. But it’s true. Over… Read more

  • When you just give up being sick for a minute

    October 13, 2019 by

    It’s now been over a full year since I have uprooted my little family and moved them back to the midwest we so tried to escape, all in search of support and the etiology of my chronic pain that was plaguing me. I was hopeful that Mayo would provide me with astute answers and I… Read more

  • Evolve. Educate.

    September 17, 2019 by

    As someone with a chronic and sometimes debilitating illness, I like to view my lows as periods of transformation or metamorphosis. I tend to research every angle of my symptoms, my disease, and ways that I can explore myself to heal when Western Medicine Fails. Here is my (working) reading list for my other sleuths… Read more

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