Who Dat! Today I’m Like All New Orleanians: Chronically Crazy

It's Carnival/Mardi Gras season in Nola, where beads throw on trees; king cakes are in everyone’s shopping carts, seen being transported on airplanes, and gobbled by mouths of all sizes; floatloads of beads are coming soon; and my daughters' school gets out early on parade days as it and our house are in "the box," … Continue reading Who Dat! Today I’m Like All New Orleanians: Chronically Crazy

Multifaceted Advice From a Brilliant Rheumatologist

I’ve been collecting info re: are ketamine infusions safe to continue on a regular basis? I reached out to a long distance, extremely experienced rheumatologist friend. He gave me permission to post his compassionate response. I hope his advice helps you as it did me. I went forward with two ideas I’d been muddling over: … Continue reading Multifaceted Advice From a Brilliant Rheumatologist

FibroOURalgia & a New Grief Stage

{Find a typo, get a purple prize ribbon.} Junebug calls fibromyalgia “fibroYOURalgia.” Her 4–y-o vocabulary is boundless, her grammar quite thoughtful. I wish I didn’t have to answer my daughters’ questions of, “Why will your fibroyouralgia never go away?” “How can you still take me to the playground even though you have fibroyouralgia?” But in … Continue reading FibroOURalgia & a New Grief Stage

How I Cover My Zombie Eyes + Beautycounter GIVEAWAY!

“I’m impatient, I want the giveaway link now!": First take this beauty quiz to determine what 3! free products are right for you. Then click the "email regimen" link and make sure to check the "Send my Consultant a copy" box. Beth Day of @simplylushlife will take care of you from there. Since I truly … Continue reading How I Cover My Zombie Eyes + Beautycounter GIVEAWAY!