Advertisement

Celiac-Fibro-Type 1 Diabetes’ Life Lessons of Confidence & Bravery, From Mother To Daughter

celiac-fibro-type 1 diabetes mom's life lessons for her adorable baby

Being a mother with three chronic illnesses (type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, and fibromyalgia) feels "normal" to me the same way that being a college student with those chronic illnesses felt "normal"...it's all I know. But that doesn't mean I don't notice the way these conditions seep into my daily life and most recently, the way they impact my role as a

World Autoimmune Arthritis Day ’15: Nonprofits Offer Support

World Autoimmune Arthritis Day 2015

It’s World Autoimmune Arthritis Day/Week 2015 (WAAD 2015), coordinated and hosted by the amazing nonprofit International Foundation for Autoimmune Arthritis. The free, all-online event runs from May 15 at 12 noon Eastern – May 21 at 12 noon Eastern for autoimmune arthritis patients and supporters! Register here anytime during the week to participate. Autoimmune arthritis covers the following conditions: Ankylosing

A LADA Diabetes Mom’s Mantra: Embrace Change and Celebrate Life

Mother-son love: a LADA diabetes mom

“If I ever question myself, I am reminded quickly of the gifts diabetes has given me. I see my healthy son, I feel his bear hug, or I hear his words of pride and praise when he tells someone new that his mom is a diabetic who takes good care of herself.” I knew something was wrong. It wasn’t that

Manage Blood Sugar With Low Glycemic Foods

Screen Shot 2015-04-29 at 7.24.31 PM

Keeping your blood sugar from spiking and ensuring you have the right mix of fat, fiber and protein at every meal is the guiding light for a good autoimmune diet.  It also keeps the hypoglycemia away, which is critical for us autoimmune moms. This handy chart is one of the best I’ve seen for a quick reference guide – so

Make-Up To Hide The Signs Of Autoimmune Fatigue

Woman putting make-up

It’s bad enough to feel so tired it’s like you’re walking through thick mud, but for it to show on your face when you need to look your best is even worse.  Luckily, you have a variety of makeup tricks at your disposal to cover fatigue symptoms. Fatigue is a highly common symptom of autoimmune disease.  Research shows that when

Autoimmune Awareness Month: Common Threads For Us All

Depositphotos_1763419_s

The month has flown by — and with it, Autoimmune Awareness Month 2015 is coming to a close, as winter turns to spring. I love that March – the only month of the year that “comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb” is the month for reflection and focus on autoimmune awareness.  It’s a poignant parallel

Pages: 1 2