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Living With An Autoimmune Disease And Learning To Say No

Little kids can say no. Usually it’s one of the first words they learn. They can shout it at you in the grocery store while throwing one of the biggest tantrums you’ve ever seen, and they scream it while you’re trying to feed them lima beans. They say it with ease. So if they can, why can’t we? Maybe it’s

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Can Meditation Help You Combat the Pain + Fatigue That Comes With Your Autoimmune Disease?

As many of us on this autoimmune journey know, the full treatment plan is not just medication but also lifestyle changes. Meditation may not be able to fix your autoimmune disease, but it can help you find ways to better understand your mind and body. It’s not easy to quiet your mind, or even take time out to do it,

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Chronic Life Tips: How To Explain Your Autoimmune Disease To Everybody Else

Nosy neighbors are infamous in TV and movies. They peek through their curtains or peer over fences to insert themselves into what’s going on with their neighbors. One of the best nosy neighbors of all-time has to be Kimmy Gibbler from Full House. Remember how she’d burst into the Tanner home and ask whatever questions she felt like? If only

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Life With A Chronic Disease: Making Memories With Your Kids In Spite Of Fatigue

Does this scenario sound familiar? Your kids come home from school in a tornado of boisterous laughter, fighting and snack guzzling. You want to go and talk to your children about their day. You don’t want to miss out on this period in their lives when school is exciting and there’s so much to look forward to. However, your chronic

The Importance of Self-Care in Autoimmune Disease (For Yourself, Your Kids, and Your Grandkids)

What's a grandma to do? Help the next generation.Dr. Bonnie Feldman

Are your lifestyle choices creating a legacy of disease or a legacy of health?         Good health habits today may lead us towards disease prevention for future generations. As both an autoimmune mom and grandmother I, like many of you, conquer daily obstacles through self-care strategies. We often fail to recognize that these same strategies may prevent