Pumpkin seed flour cake - Autoimmune Diet

Recipes: Treats for the Autoimmune Community

In the last few months I have been looking at changing my diet (see my post about diet). Up to now I  follow the Swank diet. This diet removes all processed food, and anything from the cow. It also doesn’t like frying. As an Irishman not being able to eat a traditional Irish breakfast (eggs, rashers, sausages, black & white …

How To Help A Family Member With Addiction Problems

Addiction: How To Help A Family Member With Problems

Addiction is so difficult for the person that is suffering, but it’s also an incredibly hard situation for the family and friends of that person. Seeing a loved one going through a hard time like that can be very emotionally draining, especially if they’re going back and forth without ever getting better. If they’re ever going to recover, they’ll need …

Pain Management Doesn't Have To Be All About Pills

Pain Management Doesn’t Have To Be All About Pills

When you are dealing with pain that is long-term, the last thing you need is yet another prescription for medications. Medicines can be expensive, and the cocktail of drugs that a doctor can put you on to manage pain can all be ineffective as they work against each other instead of together. It’s very much trial and error, balancing this …

Spoon Theory - Energy Measurement

Energy: Ways To Preserve Energy When You Have A Chronic Illness

Preserving energy when you have a chronic illness For those of us with a chronic illness, even the most basic of tasks such as showering, cooking, and cleaning is exhausting and overwhelming at times, depleting our energy. In fact, they can take up so much energy that it almost seems impossible to complete them and any other activities as well. …

WEGO Health Awards

WEGO Health Awards Nomination

WEGO Heath Award It is exciting to be nominated for the WEGO Health Best in Show – Blog & Rookie of the Year Awards in the 2018 WEGO Health Awards. WEGO Health is a mission-driven company connecting healthcare with the experience, skills, and insights of patient leaders. They are the world’s largest network of patient leaders, working across virtually all health conditions and …

The Perfect Diet for Multiple Sclerosis

The perfect diet for multiple sclerosis

The perfect diet for multiple sclerosis It is a very strong statement to say you have the perfect diet. I am sure it has caught your attention and you are wondering what will follow. There are several diets suggested to help you live with MS, and some of these claim to ‘cure’ you of this incurable illness. I was on …

Electric Cars The future for disabled drivers

Electric Cars – The future for disabled drivers?

Electric Cars – The future for disabled drivers? Mobility for people with disabilities is a problem. Public transit still has problems with accessibility. It has improved over the years, but the ability to get in and out of the taxi’s, buses or trains is difficult, and once inside a seat is not always available. Wheelchair users have even more difficulty, …

Chronic illness and pain have become too much!

Chronic illness and pain have become too much!

Chronic illness and pain have become too much!   Last Saturday was a terrible day, and it was inevitable that this would happen. In 3 months life has transformed. My job had become a problem as my walk had now reduced to a hobble, with my left leg doing all the hard work. Capable of four hours work and recovering for three …