Autoimmune Fatigue: A Day In The Life, To Spread Awareness & Understanding

Good morning

  It never leaves us. It’s a super symptom of almost all autoimmune diseases. For us moms, we realize it’s similar to the fatigue experienced in the first trimester of pregnancy… except it doesn’t go away at 14 weeks. Yet autoimmune fatigue is undeniably an invisible symptom. I can have the best night’s sleep, yet wake up feeling like I

The Pain Of Sex In The Autoimmune Marriage

Note: This post is sponsored by Sasmar, which helps me bring you the medical expert-written posts about autoimmune disease research on I vividly remember finding The Joy of Sex book under my friend’s parents’ bed as a young 8-year-old girl. We gleefully snuck the book into her room and paged through it in stunned silence. I will never forget

Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook Review: A Staple In Your Autoimmune Kitchen


The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook: An Allergen-Free Approach to Managing Chronic Illness, by Mickey Trescott, NTP is simply beautiful. I love the feel of the cookbook, more than any other that I own. There’s something about the smooth cover that makes me want to open it and choose a recipe that I know will be delicious and make me feel great (no

Breast Cancer’s Ties to Autoimmune: Hashimoto’s, Graves’, Multiple Sclerosis, Autoimmune Arthritis and Lupus

Breast cancer and autoimmune

Which autoimmune diseases have a connection to breast cancer incidence? At least one study has shown an increased rate of breast cancer in women with multiple sclerosis. Same as rheumatoid arthritis – researchers at University of North Carolina at Charlotte found a link between metastatic breast cancer and autoimmune arthritis. In another study, ulcerative colitis has shown a tentative association

Crossover Autoimmune Research: What 2,200+ Hashimoto’s Patients Say Helped Their Fatigue, Other Symptoms

What's next to try in your autoimmune plan?

A note from Katie, founder: Those of us with Hashimoto’s or Graves’ disease have been following Dr. Izabella Wentz’s work – her now-seminal book “Root Cause” and the companion website, – for a while now. Izabella’s tireless research to test and discover the many possible root causes of her own Hashimoto’s disease was eye-opening for me, as it