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💙💉This is my 4 yr old son Caleb sitting on his Daddy's lap in his room at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia on his absolute favorite night of the year, this past Halloween..He's participating in a special activity called

💙💉This is my 4 yr old son Caleb sitting on his Daddy's lap in his room at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia on his absolute favorite night of the year, this past Halloween..He's participating in a special activity called "Reverse Trick or Treating" were staff and volunteers at the hospital knock on their room doors and bring the children non-food treats..and although the amazing people at CHOP made it a fun night that Caleb will always remember, of course he was sad not to be with his big brother and sister running house to house laughing and yelling "trick or treat"..he missed it because he was admitted into the hospital in ketoacidosis (DKA) which is caused by Diabetes Type 1..We thank God we caught it in time and that he is being treated because sadly we know there are other children that have been diagnosed with worse..and we pray for them and their families.. This is still very heartbreaking and overwhelming..We're so incredibly proud of our little guy..we tell him it's his super power because he's most definitely our superhero..we're all adjusting and working towards a new normal..we will continue to teach Caleb that he can do anything and that his T1D doesn't define him.. November is Diabetes Awareness Month and tomorrow is World Diabetes Awareness Day..You can show your support by wearing Blue..As of right now there's no cure for Diabetes Type 1, his pancreas has stopped working..My hope and new mission is to support and spread awareness of Diabetes so that someday my beautiful little boy can say "I had Diabetes Type 1"💉💙 _____________________________________________ #diabetesawarenessmonth #T1D #autoimmunedisease #wearblue #insulindependent #worlddiabetesday #oursuperhero #teamcaleb #calebstrong #godsplan #trustingod #onedayatatime #weneedacure #diabetestype1 #childrenwithdiabetes #diabetesmommy #diabetesdaddy #mykidisafighter #wegotthis #mynewmission #mykidsaremylife #overwhelmed #numb #momnurse #prayers #babiesshouldnthurt #heartbrokenbutstrong #goblue #showyoursupport #godblessusall

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Do you ever just throw things you need to use in a pan and hope for the best? That’s what I did here and it paid off! Purple cabbage, onions and brussel sprouts all sautéed in a delicious trio. I ate about half a plate of this and it tasted so good. 👌

Do you ever just throw things you need to use in a pan and hope for the best? That’s what I did here and it paid off! Purple cabbage, onions and brussel sprouts all sautéed in a delicious trio. I ate about half a plate of this and it tasted so good. 👌

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Once upon a time...I didn’t know who I was. If the last year has taught me anything, it’s taught me who I am and what truly matters.
#notsolongago #blackandwhite #waybackwednesday #longhair #italiangirl #health #autoimmunedisease #hashimotos #hashimotosdisease #2015

Once upon a time...I didn’t know who I was. If the last year has taught me anything, it’s taught me who I am and what truly matters. #notsolongago #blackandwhite #waybackwednesday #longhair #italiangirl #health #autoimmunedisease #hashimotos #hashimotosdisease #2015

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Would you love these by your bed today? 
Why not treat yourself to come flowers this week?  Maybe even pick some flowers or herbs from you garden and pop them in an old bottle.

We are seriously crushing on these cute arrangements by @monsflavors

Would you love these by your bed today? Why not treat yourself to come flowers this week? Maybe even pick some flowers or herbs from you garden and pop them in an old bottle. We are seriously crushing on these cute arrangements by @monsflavors

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I suffer with hypothyroidism says Melissa Carrell, also stating.... “I started with with Let it Grow system and now currently use the Renew shampoo, revitalize conditioner, rejuvabeads. I use the masque 2-3x a month”. ✔️ LEARN MORE about our products, take the FREE hair quiz ~ click in the bio, click hair quiz. #hypothyroidism #hypothyroid #thyroidcancer #thinninghair #thickerhair #monathair #longerhair ##healthy #glutenfree #naturallybased #crultyfree #volumelashes #pregnant #babyshower #hormones #autoimmunedisease #stress #alopecia #behindthechair #getfitordietrying #hairjourney #postpartumdepression #postpartumfitness

I suffer with hypothyroidism says Melissa Carrell, also stating.... “I started with with Let it Grow system and now currently use the Renew shampoo, revitalize conditioner, rejuvabeads. I use the masque 2-3x a month”. ✔️ LEARN MORE about our products, take the FREE hair quiz ~ click in the bio, click hair quiz. #hypothyroidism #hypothyroid #thyroidcancer #thinninghair #thickerhair #monathair #longerhair ##healthy #glutenfree #naturallybased #crultyfree #volumelashes #pregnant #babyshower #hormones #autoimmunedisease #stress #alopecia #behindthechair #getfitordietrying #hairjourney #postpartumdepression #postpartumfitness

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Anyone else hear these statements often? I think I hear “Well, you look good” almost daily. When people hear I have lupus and it’s a day when I’ve done my best to put make up on and put on a smile most people wouldn’t believe me. But you don’t see me in bed for days. You aren’t seeing me when I struggle to walk, the moment I have to sit down because taking a shower was too much, you don’t see me struggling with all the pain, the not being able to open a bottle of water, me in too much pain to sleep, and you can’t see my xrays and the inside of my body. Being told that i just need to get out more just frustrates me. Because I do my best everyday to do everything. To get out of bed, put myself together, and beyond. Being chronically ill is really hard and sometimes when people say comments like this it hurts us even more! Because let’s be honest, I think of all these things about myself and more. I put enough stress on myself. I know some are well intentioned. But I truly think that the more awareness we spread the better. Invisible illness is not something to not believe or take any less serious. #autoimmunedisease #connectivetissuedisease #lupusawareness #spoonielife #rheumatoidarthritis #butyoudontlooksick #invisibleillness #chronicillness #chronicpain #justkeepswimming #spoonie #life #thoughts #lupus #sickandtiredofbeingsickandtired #awareness 💜💜💜

Anyone else hear these statements often? I think I hear “Well, you look good” almost daily. When people hear I have lupus and it’s a day when I’ve done my best to put make up on and put on a smile most people wouldn’t believe me. But you don’t see me in bed for days. You aren’t seeing me when I struggle to walk, the moment I have to sit down because taking a shower was too much, you don’t see me struggling with all the pain, the not being able to open a bottle of water, me in too much pain to sleep, and you can’t see my xrays and the inside of my body. Being told that i just need to get out more just frustrates me. Because I do my best everyday to do everything. To get out of bed, put myself together, and beyond. Being chronically ill is really hard and sometimes when people say comments like this it hurts us even more! Because let’s be honest, I think of all these things about myself and more. I put enough stress on myself. I know some are well intentioned. But I truly think that the more awareness we spread the better. Invisible illness is not something to not believe or take any less serious. #autoimmunedisease #connectivetissuedisease #lupusawareness #spoonielife #rheumatoidarthritis #butyoudontlooksick #invisibleillness #chronicillness #chronicpain #justkeepswimming #spoonie #life #thoughts #lupus #sickandtiredofbeingsickandtired #awareness 💜💜💜

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The internet is brimming over with inspirational quotes, often by people who just share these quotes to look cool or wise.⁣
But today I want to share my favorite quote that has stuck with me for years and that I literally use as a guiding principle in my life.⁣
Here goes:⁣
I choose to be unstoppable. You are bigger than your worries or concerns. The strength of others inspires me. I focus on my goal. I trust my intuition and live a courageous life.⁣
See, these are not just empty words, this a full fledged life lesson carefully disguised as a motivational quote.⁣
These few words have been crucial in helping me get to where I am in life.⁣
Why?⁣
Because it gives you a new perspective on failure & success, it changes your mindset from that of a victim to that of a victor.⁣
Do you have a quote that you live by and that has had such an impact on you?⁣
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#stopdraggingit ⁣
#nutritioncoach #healthyeatingtips #justbreathe #holistichealing #stopsurvivinglife #foodasfuel #AIP #Keto #asthma #allergies #chronicwellness #autoimmunepaleo #autoimmune#scienceofone #jenniferdragonette #holistichealing #fibrofighter #inflammatorydisease #livethelifeyoulove #autoimmune #spoonielife⁣
#chornicillness #autoimmunedisease  #invisibleillness #fibromyalgia #fatigue #chronicpain #mindfulness #chronicfatigue

The internet is brimming over with inspirational quotes, often by people who just share these quotes to look cool or wise.⁣ But today I want to share my favorite quote that has stuck with me for years and that I literally use as a guiding principle in my life.⁣ Here goes:⁣ I choose to be unstoppable. You are bigger than your worries or concerns. The strength of others inspires me. I focus on my goal. I trust my intuition and live a courageous life.⁣ See, these are not just empty words, this a full fledged life lesson carefully disguised as a motivational quote.⁣ These few words have been crucial in helping me get to where I am in life.⁣ Why?⁣ Because it gives you a new perspective on failure & success, it changes your mindset from that of a victim to that of a victor.⁣ Do you have a quote that you live by and that has had such an impact on you?⁣ ⁣ ⁣ #stopdraggingit #nutritioncoach #healthyeatingtips #justbreathe #holistichealing #stopsurvivinglife #foodasfuel #AIP #Keto #asthma #allergies #chronicwellness #autoimmunepaleo #autoimmune #scienceofone #jenniferdragonette #holistichealing #fibrofighter #inflammatorydisease #livethelifeyoulove #autoimmune #spoonielife⁣ #chornicillness #autoimmunedisease #invisibleillness #fibromyalgia #fatigue #chronicpain #mindfulness #chronicfatigue

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Where are all my Lyme Disease Momma’s, soon to be Momma’s, hoping to be Momma’s one day... let’s chat about Lyme and pregnancy for a sec. When I found out I was pregnant with my first son Owen, I was at my sickest point with Lyme, Bartonella, Babesia, C.Pneumonia, Erhlichia and Chronic Epstein Barr Virus. 👀 I didn’t plan on having children at that time as I was on 6 anti-biotics and pretty much bed ridden. I panicked and called my Lyme specialist and 5 others in Canada and The States. Yes..5 specialists!! 🤭It cost me thousands of dollars but the health of my innocent baby was way more important then anything. They all agreed that because I had active Lyme and co-infections I should stop the dangerous ones and get on Ceftin (anti-biotic) to cover the Lyme germ and Zithromax to cover all my co-infections. You can’t take any safe anti-virals (I asked) and I asked about natural abx like Banderol and Samento but there was no proof they were safe either. So I followed all those specialists orders. I felt pretty good during pregnancy, I was happy! I should say I was advised do take those anti-biotics to keep the germs dormant and not pass to the baby. I ate really well, extra clean and ate tons of fruits and veggies. I tried to keep stress to a minimum and tried to rest when I could. Fast track to birth...Owen was born 3 weeks early. He was a healthy, adorable little 7 pounder. I remember there was so many specialists from a lot of different departments in my OR room. I had a c-section. They were all interested to see if he would be okay and be healthy. It was very scary and intimidating. They tested him like crazy (poor babe) and I ordered test kits in advance from Igenex for our cord blood and a placenta biopsy. All was clear! All was great! We were on cloud nine. My point is...if you have Active Lyme and are preggo or want to become preggo, contact your specialist and take proper precautions for your sweet pea and for peace of mind. Ladies having a happy healthy baby is very much possible with chronic illnesses like Lyme. Keep your chin up!! #pregnancy #pregnant #chronicpain #chronicillness #invisibleillness #lymedisease #lyme #baby #health #healthy #bartonella

Where are all my Lyme Disease Momma’s, soon to be Momma’s, hoping to be Momma’s one day... let’s chat about Lyme and pregnancy for a sec. When I found out I was pregnant with my first son Owen, I was at my sickest point with Lyme, Bartonella, Babesia, C.Pneumonia, Erhlichia and Chronic Epstein Barr Virus. 👀 I didn’t plan on having children at that time as I was on 6 anti-biotics and pretty much bed ridden. I panicked and called my Lyme specialist and 5 others in Canada and The States. Yes..5 specialists!! 🤭It cost me thousands of dollars but the health of my innocent baby was way more important then anything. They all agreed that because I had active Lyme and co-infections I should stop the dangerous ones and get on Ceftin (anti-biotic) to cover the Lyme germ and Zithromax to cover all my co-infections. You can’t take any safe anti-virals (I asked) and I asked about natural abx like Banderol and Samento but there was no proof they were safe either. So I followed all those specialists orders. I felt pretty good during pregnancy, I was happy! I should say I was advised do take those anti-biotics to keep the germs dormant and not pass to the baby. I ate really well, extra clean and ate tons of fruits and veggies. I tried to keep stress to a minimum and tried to rest when I could. Fast track to birth...Owen was born 3 weeks early. He was a healthy, adorable little 7 pounder. I remember there was so many specialists from a lot of different departments in my OR room. I had a c-section. They were all interested to see if he would be okay and be healthy. It was very scary and intimidating. They tested him like crazy (poor babe) and I ordered test kits in advance from Igenex for our cord blood and a placenta biopsy. All was clear! All was great! We were on cloud nine. My point is...if you have Active Lyme and are preggo or want to become preggo, contact your specialist and take proper precautions for your sweet pea and for peace of mind. Ladies having a happy healthy baby is very much possible with chronic illnesses like Lyme. Keep your chin up!! #pregnancy #pregnant #chronicpain #chronicillness #invisibleillness #lymedisease #lyme #baby #health #healthy #bartonella

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Happy I took the time to check out @medicalmedium 🙌🏽Prepping to work on my celery juice game!💪🏽😎Definitely made me reevaluate the whole #autoimmunedisease concept of the body attacking itself. According to Anthony William, the manifestation of symptoms and reactions is the body trying to protect itself. The body is always toward its survival, not its destruction. The body loves to heal itself! This copy is already a loaner! Sending it off to a body and soul in need of healing🙏🏽✨For those tired of the medical system pilgrimage, you may want to look into the healing process on a physiological and nutrient based level. Happy reading!  #wellness #health #fitmom #healthylifestyle #grateful #selfcare #greens #heal #healthychoices #nutrition #bookstagram #medicalmedium #autoimmunedisease #happiness is a #healing #body #book

Happy I took the time to check out @medicalmedium 🙌🏽Prepping to work on my celery juice game!💪🏽😎Definitely made me reevaluate the whole #autoimmunedisease concept of the body attacking itself. According to Anthony William, the manifestation of symptoms and reactions is the body trying to protect itself. The body is always toward its survival, not its destruction. The body loves to heal itself! This copy is already a loaner! Sending it off to a body and soul in need of healing🙏🏽✨For those tired of the medical system pilgrimage, you may want to look into the healing process on a physiological and nutrient based level. Happy reading! #wellness #health #fitmom #healthylifestyle #grateful #selfcare #greens #heal #healthychoices #nutrition #bookstagram #medicalmedium #autoimmunedisease #happiness is a #healing #body #book

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Today is world kindness day. Funny how I saw this walking along the beach one day. While I look at the ripped up words “be kind”, I ponder on the fact that we could be doing so much more than just being kind to benefit our world. We need to go to greater depths to do this. First we need to cut the excuses: if you want to do something, make it happen. . . . . . .  whether it’s complimenting someone, volunteering more of your time, smiling at a random stranger who isn’t, buying toys for charity or working towards a good cause. It’s easy to be kind to the ones closest to us, but let’s think about the planet, animals, people from our past who we’d like to rekindle a friendship/relationship with, and random people you may meet. . . .  With the understanding of patience, we can treat others the way your like to be treated, that’s always been my motto. When I take @princess_sadie_the_maltipoo out, many people and children stop to interact with her. I always let them come up to pet her if they’d like. Its nice to be able to make someone’s day, especially the elderly for maybe the conversation is one of their only interactions for the whole day. Be kind, you never know how much it could positively impact someone! What are some ways you like to be kind? #kindness #celiac #celiacdisease #autoimmunedisease #positivevibes #positivethinking

Today is world kindness day. Funny how I saw this walking along the beach one day. While I look at the ripped up words “be kind”, I ponder on the fact that we could be doing so much more than just being kind to benefit our world. We need to go to greater depths to do this. First we need to cut the excuses: if you want to do something, make it happen. . . . . . . whether it’s complimenting someone, volunteering more of your time, smiling at a random stranger who isn’t, buying toys for charity or working towards a good cause. It’s easy to be kind to the ones closest to us, but let’s think about the planet, animals, people from our past who we’d like to rekindle a friendship/relationship with, and random people you may meet. . . . With the understanding of patience, we can treat others the way your like to be treated, that’s always been my motto. When I take @princess_sadie_the_maltipoo out, many people and children stop to interact with her. I always let them come up to pet her if they’d like. Its nice to be able to make someone’s day, especially the elderly for maybe the conversation is one of their only interactions for the whole day. Be kind, you never know how much it could positively impact someone! What are some ways you like to be kind? #kindness #celiac #celiacdisease #autoimmunedisease #positivevibes #positivethinking

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Having a flare up today. They are never fun. Time to end this day and get ready to start a new one. Good night IG, I'll see you in the morning!

Having a flare up today. They are never fun. Time to end this day and get ready to start a new one. Good night IG, I'll see you in the morning!

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It's funny how the world has changed since I was a teenager. I remember my first AOL profile, carefully monitored by my dad to be sure I didn't reveal too much personal information.
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Now here I am as an adult posting pictures of myself in my pajamas on my professional business account all in the name of authenticity 🤦
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This is a favorite t-shirt of my husband's from when we were dating. I'm winding down for the night even though it's only 8:00 pm here in California.
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Classical music playing, twinkly lights illuminating, essential oils diffusing, book reading, and mind calming. The slowness of Fall is intentional and something I try not to fight as my body wants to hibernate a little.
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I'm set on making my world a little smaller for the rest of the year as I turn my energy inward for some energy conservation and healing. If you'd like some support in practicing new self-care tools for yourself, check out the link in my bio.

It's funny how the world has changed since I was a teenager. I remember my first AOL profile, carefully monitored by my dad to be sure I didn't reveal too much personal information. - - - Now here I am as an adult posting pictures of myself in my pajamas on my professional business account all in the name of authenticity 🤦 - - - This is a favorite t-shirt of my husband's from when we were dating. I'm winding down for the night even though it's only 8:00 pm here in California. - - - Classical music playing, twinkly lights illuminating, essential oils diffusing, book reading, and mind calming. The slowness of Fall is intentional and something I try not to fight as my body wants to hibernate a little. - - - I'm set on making my world a little smaller for the rest of the year as I turn my energy inward for some energy conservation and healing. If you'd like some support in practicing new self-care tools for yourself, check out the link in my bio.

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PSA: Your minor cold can put someone like me out of commission for weeks. Please be considerate this cold and flu season and try not to spread your germs to other people 🙃
#immunosuppressed #autoimmunedisease #crohnsdisease #crohnie #alwayssick #staythefuckawayfromme #aintnobodywantnone #keepyourgermstoyourself #washyourhands #coveryourdamncough #coldandfluseason #tistheseason #purellismybestfriend #germaphobe

PSA: Your minor cold can put someone like me out of commission for weeks. Please be considerate this cold and flu season and try not to spread your germs to other people 🙃 #immunosuppressed #autoimmunedisease #crohnsdisease #crohnie #alwayssick #staythefuckawayfromme #aintnobodywantnone #keepyourgermstoyourself #washyourhands #coveryourdamncough #coldandfluseason #tistheseason #purellismybestfriend #germaphobe

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Give your soul a priceless holiday gift! Join Supreme Grand Master John Douglas live for our Grand A Event in Boone, North Carolina. This incredible down-pouring  of bliss and soul elevation will unveil the highly anticipated Karmic Mitigation Blessing: a powerful blessing designed to change the course of your life in a profound and positive way. The Grand A Event is our most advanced public event. It is held in Heavenly Mountain, home of the Maha Crystal and our Chapel. Registration includes a delicious dinner and celebration you won’t want to miss! Saturday, November 25th, 6 pm EST. https://masterangels.org. You may message CMA customer service or our FB page for travel tips. We hope to see you there! #karmicmitigation #universaltruth #lightofcompassiontour #fallintooneness #soulelevation 
#ThankyouSupremeGrandMasterJohnDouglas #heavenlymountain

Give your soul a priceless holiday gift! Join Supreme Grand Master John Douglas live for our Grand A Event in Boone, North Carolina. This incredible down-pouring of bliss and soul elevation will unveil the highly anticipated Karmic Mitigation Blessing: a powerful blessing designed to change the course of your life in a profound and positive way. The Grand A Event is our most advanced public event. It is held in Heavenly Mountain, home of the Maha Crystal and our Chapel. Registration includes a delicious dinner and celebration you won’t want to miss! Saturday, November 25th, 6 pm EST. https://masterangels.org. You may message CMA customer service or our FB page for travel tips. We hope to see you there! #karmicmitigation #universaltruth #lightofcompassiontour #fallintooneness #soulelevation #ThankyouSupremeGrandMasterJohnDouglas #heavenlymountain

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DM ME IF YOU WANT INFO ON HOW TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY! This is such an amazing offer and opportunity. Let me know if you have any questions about Beachbody, I’ll show you my results and prove to you that this is legit and will change you forever. My team is such an amazing group of women (and MEN!) that are here to help guide you and help you to achieve your goals. ❤️ I AM READY WHEN YOU ARE🤗 
If you’re hesitant, MESSAGE ME! I will answer any questions you may have. I’m not here to push you into anything. I will, however, explain to you that this is a move you WILL NOT regret making. 💯💪🏻❤️ #beachbody #autoimmunedisease #crohnsdisease #ulcerativecolitis #ileostomy #strongwomen #selfconfidence #selfconfidence #priorities #youcomefirst #healthyandhappy #cleaneating #exercise #endorphines #MESSAGEMEYALL

DM ME IF YOU WANT INFO ON HOW TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY! This is such an amazing offer and opportunity. Let me know if you have any questions about Beachbody, I’ll show you my results and prove to you that this is legit and will change you forever. My team is such an amazing group of women (and MEN!) that are here to help guide you and help you to achieve your goals. ❤️ I AM READY WHEN YOU ARE🤗 If you’re hesitant, MESSAGE ME! I will answer any questions you may have. I’m not here to push you into anything. I will, however, explain to you that this is a move you WILL NOT regret making. 💯💪🏻❤️ #beachbody #autoimmunedisease #crohnsdisease #ulcerativecolitis #ileostomy #strongwomen #selfconfidence #selfconfidence #priorities #youcomefirst #healthyandhappy #cleaneating #exercise #endorphines #MESSAGEMEYALL

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Sauté your favorite vegetables, add rice, GF breadcrumbs, tomato sauce and bake. The perfect dinner for a winter night. 
#hashimotos #glutenfree #dairyfree #autoimmunethyroiditis #autoimmunedisease #healinghashimotos #vegetarian #stuffed peppers #firsttimeiusedthatbakingdish

Sauté your favorite vegetables, add rice, GF breadcrumbs, tomato sauce and bake. The perfect dinner for a winter night. #hashimotos #glutenfree #dairyfree #autoimmunethyroiditis #autoimmunedisease #healinghashimotos #vegetarian #stuffed peppers #firsttimeiusedthatbakingdish

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In 2017 I participated in a clinical trial. 
I traveled 8 hours each way once a month.
The trip was always exhausting but I am so grateful for the opportunity.
I got to be part of research for my Churgie community.
I learned that Benralizamab improves my lung function and breathing. 
But since the drug isn’t yet approved for EGPA and very expensive acquiring it after the trial has not been easy. I had to request it in a different way. 
A year later and after appealing the insurances denial twice I’m ecstatic that my injection is finally being shipped to the clinic and I’m scheduled for Monday!! 😆
The other great thing is this drive is only an hour each way.
#vasculitis #egpa #churgstrauss #churgie  #chronicillness #autoimmunedisease #raredisease #spoonie #treatment #clinicaltrials #research

In 2017 I participated in a clinical trial. I traveled 8 hours each way once a month. The trip was always exhausting but I am so grateful for the opportunity. I got to be part of research for my Churgie community. I learned that Benralizamab improves my lung function and breathing. But since the drug isn’t yet approved for EGPA and very expensive acquiring it after the trial has not been easy. I had to request it in a different way. A year later and after appealing the insurances denial twice I’m ecstatic that my injection is finally being shipped to the clinic and I’m scheduled for Monday!! 😆 The other great thing is this drive is only an hour each way. #vasculitis #egpa #churgstrauss #churgie #chronicillness #autoimmunedisease #raredisease #spoonie #treatment #clinicaltrials #research

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My childhood friend and (now retired) ICU nurse  Brooke Hemingway and I have a shared love of learning and teaching about gut health, root cause healing and finding a better way for our families and others to be able to live our best life. We also share our perspective on the current health crises many face-and the difference between real healing of an underlying cause vs a bandaid solution to temporarily fix a symptom. 
I believe whole heartedly in proper and effective gut health and nutritional supplementation, but I also respect the fact that medicine can sometimes be needed. Especially emergency medicine.  Trust me, I get it, unfortunately all too well. I have witnessed FIRSTHAND - how patients and their families NEED to advocate for themselves. 
We need to take our own initiative to look deeper for preventative care and not always just accept a prescription as gospel or a diagnosis as a life sentence. I was proactive following my own diagnosis of autoimmune disease and as a result, opened my eyes to avoid a lifetime of cyto-toxic medicine. I don't want

My childhood friend and (now retired) ICU nurse Brooke Hemingway and I have a shared love of learning and teaching about gut health, root cause healing and finding a better way for our families and others to be able to live our best life. We also share our perspective on the current health crises many face-and the difference between real healing of an underlying cause vs a bandaid solution to temporarily fix a symptom. I believe whole heartedly in proper and effective gut health and nutritional supplementation, but I also respect the fact that medicine can sometimes be needed. Especially emergency medicine. Trust me, I get it, unfortunately all too well. I have witnessed FIRSTHAND - how patients and their families NEED to advocate for themselves. We need to take our own initiative to look deeper for preventative care and not always just accept a prescription as gospel or a diagnosis as a life sentence. I was proactive following my own diagnosis of autoimmune disease and as a result, opened my eyes to avoid a lifetime of cyto-toxic medicine. I don't want "band-aid" answers that only mask symptoms and don’t treat the root cause of the issue. I’m not recommending anyone disregard the advice or treatment of your doctors, not at all. But rather, educate yourself when facing decisions or symptoms. We need to dig in, do the research from respected sources, and advocate for our own health. I just love what Brooke says here, given her unique experience in both sides of the perspective: (continued in comments) 👇🏼👇🏼 #yeastovergrowth #momlife #momhacks #guthealth #inflammation #probiotics #kickingsugarhabit #lesspain #moreenergy #cravings #plantbased #healingmybody #foodcravings #migraines #energy #naturalingredients #candida #lifestyle #nutrition #energy #autoimmunedisease #diabetes #allergies #fibromyalgia #family #killingcandida #gethealthy #nosugar #moreenergy #cravings #healgut #healthyliving

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On these nights as I lay in excruciating pain, my skin on fire, my bones turned to stone where every movement feels as if I am being forced to swallow shards of glass, I use my imagination to save me or is it my imagination? Maybe this is some transformation underway that I have yet to fully understand. I try to embrace it, I truly do but I am cursed. Who has the antidote? 
#Fucklupus #fuckfibro #lupusawareness #fibromyalgia #chronicpain #chronicpainwarrior #autoimmunedisease #godhelpme #tooyoungtodie #whyme #pain #sadness #hurt #anger #rage #spoonielife #readytodie #makeitstop

On these nights as I lay in excruciating pain, my skin on fire, my bones turned to stone where every movement feels as if I am being forced to swallow shards of glass, I use my imagination to save me or is it my imagination? Maybe this is some transformation underway that I have yet to fully understand. I try to embrace it, I truly do but I am cursed. Who has the antidote? #Fucklupus #fuckfibro #lupusawareness #fibromyalgia #chronicpain #chronicpainwarrior #autoimmunedisease #godhelpme #tooyoungtodie #whyme #pain #sadness #hurt #anger #rage #spoonielife #readytodie #makeitstop

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Sometimes in life, you just have to deal with something that you'll never expect, and accept the truth. If you don't accept yourself, then I'm sorry that your life gonna be 100 times worse than it should be. Accept youself and never doubt anything in your life. Just enjoy it or else it will be 100 times worse.
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Sometimes in life, you just have to deal with something that you'll never expect, and accept the truth. If you don't accept yourself, then I'm sorry that your life gonna be 100 times worse than it should be. Accept youself and never doubt anything in your life. Just enjoy it or else it will be 100 times worse. . "Everybody Has a Plan Until They Get Punched in the Face" - Mike Tyson. . You think you have the best plan in the world huh? Nuh uh, not until you entered the ring, anything could happen. What would you do when life hit you so bad? Give up? Being sad about it? Is that gonna change anything? No, I don't think so. Just get up and deal with it. You think you're the most unlucky person in the world? You think your life is the worst? Just wake up. Why you all being so dramatic. Pftt . "If 'Plan A' didn't work, the alphabet has 25 more letters!" - Claire Cook . P.s Look at the teddy bear bandaid on my hand. It's so adorable hahah

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Black or Yellow?🐝 Stunning pair of Lamborghini Urus!😍 ——————————————————————––
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Black or Yellow?🐝 Stunning pair of Lamborghini Urus!😍 ——————————————————————–– Follow: @lifeinafastrack #lift #lifeinaftrack #lifeinafastrack ———————————————————————— Pic: @billionaireavenues #lamborghini #luxurylifestyle #drive #ride #carsofinstagram #amazingcars247 #urus #lamborghiniurus ———————————————————————— #autoenthusiasthub #drivelikeyoustoleit #autoimmunedisease #followforfollow #instagram #likeforlike #follow4follow #like4like #likeforfollow #follow

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Tonight’s dinner- tofu scramble with onions, bell peppers and soy chorizo. I served it with roasted potatoes and toast. The picture doesn’t live up to its tastiness.

Tonight’s dinner- tofu scramble with onions, bell peppers and soy chorizo. I served it with roasted potatoes and toast. The picture doesn’t live up to its tastiness.

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Have been feeling off for days. So Did my make up today, accompanied with GORGEOUS hair of course. 😍
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Time to do and take care of ME!❤❤
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#yougotthis #strength #chronicpain #fibromyalgia #autoimmunedisease #magicinabottle #besthaircare #godsincontrol #putjesusfirst #workhard #keepgoing #beyou #loveyou #stoppleasingothers #gorgeoushair #loveyourhairagain #patentpending #healthyhair

Have been feeling off for days. So Did my make up today, accompanied with GORGEOUS hair of course. 😍 . Time to do and take care of ME!❤❤ . #yougotthis #strength #chronicpain #fibromyalgia #autoimmunedisease #magicinabottle #besthaircare #godsincontrol #putjesusfirst #workhard #keepgoing #beyou #loveyou #stoppleasingothers #gorgeoushair #loveyourhairagain #patentpending #healthyhair

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Body. Soothing. Smoothie. I prep ingredients the night before. Add some healthy fat to your AM anti-inflammatory blend: celery, 🍍pineapple, fresh ginger, chia seeds, 1/2 large avocado 🥑, collagen peptides, organic kefir, coconut water, & ice. Weather changes can be felt in the joints and nervous system. It’s a good time for heightened awareness on autoimmune triggers and focus on #selfcare.

Body. Soothing. Smoothie. I prep ingredients the night before. Add some healthy fat to your AM anti-inflammatory blend: celery, 🍍pineapple, fresh ginger, chia seeds, 1/2 large avocado 🥑, collagen peptides, organic kefir, coconut water, & ice. Weather changes can be felt in the joints and nervous system. It’s a good time for heightened awareness on autoimmune triggers and focus on #selfcare.

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I have survived so much in my life and now fighting thyroid cancer but I won’t ever give up on myself because I am worth it #mindsetiseverything #progressnotperfection #ww #autoimmunedisease #thyroidcancer #hashimotosdisease #pcos#nafld#weightlosstransformation #weightlossjourney #weightwatchers follow me on #twinbodyapp link is in my bio amazing support over there 😋

I have survived so much in my life and now fighting thyroid cancer but I won’t ever give up on myself because I am worth it #mindsetiseverything #progressnotperfection #ww #autoimmunedisease #thyroidcancer #hashimotosdisease #pcos #nafld #weightlosstransformation #weightlossjourney #weightwatchers follow me on #twinbodyapp link is in my bio amazing support over there 😋

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Joy, happiness, and peace consume your entire being when you begin to live life on your own terms. #medicatedselfies

Joy, happiness, and peace consume your entire being when you begin to live life on your own terms. #medicatedselfies

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Whether you have genetic hair loss or illness that has taken a toll on your hair, MONAT can help. We have products that are proven to not only treat, but heal scalp, stop hair loss, and restart follicle growth in many instances. I have seen tons of before and after success photos, but this is my very own MONAT testimony. 
My name is Becca Langford. I have always considered myself to have great hair, that is, until I started  battling Lupus and taking some very strong medications. Hair loss was the one of the biggest side effects from medications, but my immune system even went as far as attacking my hair follicle 2 years ago. I had so much damage the dermatologist didn’t think the hair would ever regrow in the spots of alopecia areata. Thankfully, that has changed! I now have new baby hairs popping up daily. My hair has only gotten better the longer I use MONAT products. My ponytail is crazy thick compared to this time last year. My ends are healthier, my hair is shinier, and my scalp feels the best it ever has. I shampoo each day using MONAT Black for my first wash. I follow up with either the Smoothing or Renew Shampoo depending on how I feel that day. I condition every day and use the Replenish Masque about once a week. The REJUVENIQE Oil is my go to treatment for my scalp, ends of my hair, and any type of skin irritation or inflammation. My dermatologist was amazed at how this oil has healed my psoriasis spots. Some of my other product favs are the root lifter spray, the blow out cream, Rejuvabeads split end mender, and especially the intense repair treatment (aka...miracle grow!). This is my MONAT story, and I would love to help you begin yours. Message me anytime! 
#itworks #healthyhair #blondieandbrownie #MONAT #psoriasis #eczema #alopecia #monatmen #receedinghairline #hairloss #hairgrowth #alopeciaareata  #monatbeforeandafter #testimony #lupus #lupusawareness #lupusflare #lupuswarrior #lupusawareness #autoimmunedisease #thankful #newgrowthnovember #beautifulhair #blondie #blonde

Whether you have genetic hair loss or illness that has taken a toll on your hair, MONAT can help. We have products that are proven to not only treat, but heal scalp, stop hair loss, and restart follicle growth in many instances. I have seen tons of before and after success photos, but this is my very own MONAT testimony. My name is Becca Langford. I have always considered myself to have great hair, that is, until I started battling Lupus and taking some very strong medications. Hair loss was the one of the biggest side effects from medications, but my immune system even went as far as attacking my hair follicle 2 years ago. I had so much damage the dermatologist didn’t think the hair would ever regrow in the spots of alopecia areata. Thankfully, that has changed! I now have new baby hairs popping up daily. My hair has only gotten better the longer I use MONAT products. My ponytail is crazy thick compared to this time last year. My ends are healthier, my hair is shinier, and my scalp feels the best it ever has. I shampoo each day using MONAT Black for my first wash. I follow up with either the Smoothing or Renew Shampoo depending on how I feel that day. I condition every day and use the Replenish Masque about once a week. The REJUVENIQE Oil is my go to treatment for my scalp, ends of my hair, and any type of skin irritation or inflammation. My dermatologist was amazed at how this oil has healed my psoriasis spots. Some of my other product favs are the root lifter spray, the blow out cream, Rejuvabeads split end mender, and especially the intense repair treatment (aka...miracle grow!). This is my MONAT story, and I would love to help you begin yours. Message me anytime! #itworks #healthyhair #blondieandbrownie #MONAT #psoriasis #eczema #alopecia #monatmen #receedinghairline #hairloss #hairgrowth #alopeciaareata #monatbeforeandafter #testimony #lupus #lupusawareness #lupusflare #lupuswarrior #lupusawareness #autoimmunedisease #thankful #newgrowthnovember #beautifulhair #blondie #blonde

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Chapter 2 in Thyroid First Aid Kit speaks allllll about this! Artificial fragrance is RUINING our hormones ladies! ⚗️ And think: we practically have an IV of it coursing through our veins all day — shampoo, conditioner, body wash, then lotion. All rich in fragrance. We clean our home with scented products. We drive to work in a car filled with air fresheners. We go to sleep on a bed covered in laundry soap fragrance!!! It’s absolutely no wonder why our hormones are so out of whack. ESSENTIAL OILS ARE KEY! Smell is such a wonderful sense, I know we don’t want to get rid of it completely! But with essential oils you can have your cake and eat it too — without the endocrine disrupters. I have an entire page on my holistic health practice’s website dedicated to Essential Oils. Highly suggest you check it out if you’re ready to rid your home, your LIFE, of toxic chemicals! 🦠 www.evolve2health.com

Chapter 2 in Thyroid First Aid Kit speaks allllll about this! Artificial fragrance is RUINING our hormones ladies! ⚗️ And think: we practically have an IV of it coursing through our veins all day — shampoo, conditioner, body wash, then lotion. All rich in fragrance. We clean our home with scented products. We drive to work in a car filled with air fresheners. We go to sleep on a bed covered in laundry soap fragrance!!! It’s absolutely no wonder why our hormones are so out of whack. ESSENTIAL OILS ARE KEY! Smell is such a wonderful sense, I know we don’t want to get rid of it completely! But with essential oils you can have your cake and eat it too — without the endocrine disrupters. I have an entire page on my holistic health practice’s website dedicated to Essential Oils. Highly suggest you check it out if you’re ready to rid your home, your LIFE, of toxic chemicals! 🦠 www.evolve2health.com

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Do you ever play the “why me?” game? It’s not terribly fun, and I highly advise against it, especially when it comes to health struggles of any degree or shape or form.
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It’s been a hard lesson to learn, but eventually I realized that there isn’t a rhyme or reason as to why some people struggle more than others. It just is. Not that it is fair or just or right or wrong, it just...is.
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For me, I have found that what works best is to get myself out of that mindset as much as possible. I don’t ignore my pain or shove down the sadness (in fact, I highly recommend that you feel the feelings), I just try my best to actively embrace the brokenness and think about what I can do to keep waking up and slowly put the puzzle of myself and my world back together. It’s not a miracle fix or a cure, but it’s something that I can have a say in. And sometimes that’s the only sliver of light I can see.

Do you ever play the “why me?” game? It’s not terribly fun, and I highly advise against it, especially when it comes to health struggles of any degree or shape or form. • • • It’s been a hard lesson to learn, but eventually I realized that there isn’t a rhyme or reason as to why some people struggle more than others. It just is. Not that it is fair or just or right or wrong, it just...is. • • • For me, I have found that what works best is to get myself out of that mindset as much as possible. I don’t ignore my pain or shove down the sadness (in fact, I highly recommend that you feel the feelings), I just try my best to actively embrace the brokenness and think about what I can do to keep waking up and slowly put the puzzle of myself and my world back together. It’s not a miracle fix or a cure, but it’s something that I can have a say in. And sometimes that’s the only sliver of light I can see.

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The beauty of having no plans is being able to rearrange them. We only ended up staying in Krabi for one night and left early yesterday to come to Hua Hin. On the way in though we had to make a pit stop at a clinic as I have developed some sort of rash that comes and goes all over my torso, back and arms since we got back to the mainland. Turns out I have an allergy to something environmental here. Ha...just my luck. But I'm not going to let a little rash let me down, plus I've got meds to help me through the rest of the trip. We purchased travelers medical insurance but didn't really need it as the cost for the consultation and meds ended up only being $24 in US dollars. This is definitely a first for us. But I found us the best hotel off the beaten path and we had a great time last night shopping and eating our way through the local night market. Hua Hin...you have been good to us but unfortunately we gotta go. Bangkok here we come. 
#ruenkanokthaihouse #huahin #sumetclinic #nightmarket #thaifood #thaiart #roti #thailand #thaifoodstagram #optimalhealth #angioedema #fishpedicure #instafood #health #healing #guthealth #cleaneating #immunosuppressed #immunesupport #healtyrecipes #organic #vegetables #detox #healthygut #wellness #leakygut #cidp #gbs #autoimmunedisease #inflammationrelief

The beauty of having no plans is being able to rearrange them. We only ended up staying in Krabi for one night and left early yesterday to come to Hua Hin. On the way in though we had to make a pit stop at a clinic as I have developed some sort of rash that comes and goes all over my torso, back and arms since we got back to the mainland. Turns out I have an allergy to something environmental here. Ha...just my luck. But I'm not going to let a little rash let me down, plus I've got meds to help me through the rest of the trip. We purchased travelers medical insurance but didn't really need it as the cost for the consultation and meds ended up only being $24 in US dollars. This is definitely a first for us. But I found us the best hotel off the beaten path and we had a great time last night shopping and eating our way through the local night market. Hua Hin...you have been good to us but unfortunately we gotta go. Bangkok here we come. #ruenkanokthaihouse #huahin #sumetclinic #nightmarket #thaifood #thaiart #roti #thailand #thaifoodstagram #optimalhealth #angioedema #fishpedicure #instafood #health #healing #guthealth #cleaneating #immunosuppressed #immunesupport #healtyrecipes #organic #vegetables #detox #healthygut #wellness #leakygut #cidp #gbs #autoimmunedisease #inflammationrelief

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Day 13: Mental health & diabetes

I am a HUGE advocate for mental health being just as important as physical. Our bodies go through imbalances when our heads are not screwed on straight... And this disease seriously like to unscrew. 🤦🏼‍♀️📟💉 I go through burnouts quote offer, but always end up beating them. I have learned through the past two years that if you take a breath, and take every day at its own time, your life will be SO much easier! 
At the last appointment I had, my endo was talking to me about my 7.1 A1C. I was heartbroken. I have tried so hard to keep my sugars straight and get my A1C under 7. She told me that I shouldn’t judge myself by a 3 month period, I need to take this disease as it is... CONSTANT. At that point I realized that it is so much more important to have others there to help you get through hard times and when you’re feeling down, speak UP! 📟💉💕🤩🗣🗣

Day 13: Mental health & diabetes I am a HUGE advocate for mental health being just as important as physical. Our bodies go through imbalances when our heads are not screwed on straight... And this disease seriously like to unscrew. 🤦🏼‍♀️📟💉 I go through burnouts quote offer, but always end up beating them. I have learned through the past two years that if you take a breath, and take every day at its own time, your life will be SO much easier! At the last appointment I had, my endo was talking to me about my 7.1 A1C. I was heartbroken. I have tried so hard to keep my sugars straight and get my A1C under 7. She told me that I shouldn’t judge myself by a 3 month period, I need to take this disease as it is... CONSTANT. At that point I realized that it is so much more important to have others there to help you get through hard times and when you’re feeling down, speak UP! 📟💉💕🤩🗣🗣

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Happy #transformationtuesday !!! Still unsure how much I've lost as I've avoided the scale this month for some mental health. But this is a little over a months progress!

Happy #transformationtuesday !!! Still unsure how much I've lost as I've avoided the scale this month for some mental health. But this is a little over a months progress!

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Learn to dance in the rain my friends!  You can view life through multiple lenses and I encourage you to to put on your positive glasses and shake a leg!  #positivethinking #positivevibes #autoimmunedisease #hashimotosdisease #hashimotos #thewisegoats #goats #goatsareawesome #igotthis #goatart #thosegoats #illustration #draw #rain #rainyday #shakealeg #danceitout #dance #justdance #becauseican #mypositivehat

Learn to dance in the rain my friends! You can view life through multiple lenses and I encourage you to to put on your positive glasses and shake a leg! #positivethinking #positivevibes #autoimmunedisease #hashimotosdisease #hashimotos #thewisegoats #goats #goatsareawesome #igotthis #goatart #thosegoats #illustration #draw #rain #rainyday #shakealeg #danceitout #dance #justdance #becauseican #mypositivehat

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Breast implant manufacturers are required to complete safety studies before their products can be sold to any surgeon in the US. However, more and more women are reporting the development of autoimmune conditions months to years after breast augmentation surgery. Although it is not considered a

Breast implant manufacturers are required to complete safety studies before their products can be sold to any surgeon in the US. However, more and more women are reporting the development of autoimmune conditions months to years after breast augmentation surgery. Although it is not considered a "real" medical diagnosis by standard of care medicine, trust me, the women who experience so-called "breast implant illness" have REAL symptoms that affect them every day. The main issue here is that many of the safety studies completed by these companies were never completed on women who have a personal or family history of autoimmune conditions. This is where we see women experience breast implant illness the most. Their bodies often are triggered by the introduction of a foreign material, aka the implant, which then appears to trigger an autoimmune response in the patient's body. The reason I bring this up is because many surgeons never ask the question about whether you have a personal or family history of autoimmune conditions during their consultation, so it is your job as a patient to bring it up to your surgeon and make sure you are making an informed decision about your health now that all risks have been provided. I have worked with several patients post #explantsurgery and we have noticed a significant improvement in their previous symptoms once the implants were removed. Just some food for thought on this lovely Tuesday evening. xoxo Dr. Zen #explantsurgery #explantjourney #breastimplantillness #breastimplantawareness #wellness #scottsdale #plasticsurgery #autoimmunedisease #autoimmune #graves #breastaugmentation @edensassoon #nontoxic #surgery #cosmeticsurgery #naturopath #naturopathicdoctor #drzen #hormones #warofhormone #breastcancerawareness #mammograms #thermography #naturalmedicine #publicspeaker #autoimmunewarrior #autoimmunediseaseawareness #stayinformed #consulting #organic

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When pho becomes hit or miss for you...you learn to make your own so you can enjoy it when you crave it ☺️ Made homemade broth with pho seasonings, sweet potato glass noodles, shredded chicken, carrots, gai lan, mushrooms, bean sprouts & cilantro 😍😍😍

When pho becomes hit or miss for you...you learn to make your own so you can enjoy it when you crave it ☺️ Made homemade broth with pho seasonings, sweet potato glass noodles, shredded chicken, carrots, gai lan, mushrooms, bean sprouts & cilantro 😍😍😍

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Thank you @fromgoudatogreat for the great chili recipe! I’ve made it twice in the last two weeks. It’s so easy and the flavors are just right. Tonight we had chili dog bowls. When I eat it as chili, I like to top it with sour cream but as a chili dog, I like mustard on the dog and top it with the chili. Anyone else do this?

Thank you @fromgoudatogreat for the great chili recipe! I’ve made it twice in the last two weeks. It’s so easy and the flavors are just right. Tonight we had chili dog bowls. When I eat it as chili, I like to top it with sour cream but as a chili dog, I like mustard on the dog and top it with the chili. Anyone else do this?

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The Most Delicious Meatballs! And almost half vegetables (but your kids will never know)

1/2 head cauliflower, 1/2 onion, 3 cloves garlic, 3 cups chopped spinach, 4 eggs, 2.5 tsp salt, 2 pounds ground turkey thighs, 2 pounds ground beef.
Steam cauliflower until soft. Place in large bowl and smash with potato masher. Add chopped onions, minced garlic, spinach, eggs, salt, turkey, and beef. Blend with hands until we’ll-mixed. Form into balls and put on pans. Bake at 375 for 30 minutes. #paleo #paleorecipes #keto #ketodiet #hideveggies #hidetheveggies #superhealthykids #autoimmunedisease #inflammation #autoimmunepaleo #lowcarb  #lowcarbrecipes #glutenfree #celiac #celiacdisease #celiacdiet

The Most Delicious Meatballs! And almost half vegetables (but your kids will never know) 1/2 head cauliflower, 1/2 onion, 3 cloves garlic, 3 cups chopped spinach, 4 eggs, 2.5 tsp salt, 2 pounds ground turkey thighs, 2 pounds ground beef. Steam cauliflower until soft. Place in large bowl and smash with potato masher. Add chopped onions, minced garlic, spinach, eggs, salt, turkey, and beef. Blend with hands until we’ll-mixed. Form into balls and put on pans. Bake at 375 for 30 minutes. #paleo #paleorecipes #keto #ketodiet #hideveggies #hidetheveggies #superhealthykids #autoimmunedisease #inflammation #autoimmunepaleo #lowcarb #lowcarbrecipes #glutenfree #celiac #celiacdisease #celiacdiet

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Naturopathic medicine plays a huge role in the management of type 1 diabetes.  There are basic treatment protocols for autoimmune diseases, and very specific treatments for the pancreas. ⁣
If you or someone you care about has Type 1 Diabetes, make sure they’re getting the full extent of treatment. For more information please reach out; I’m happy to help! ⁣
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#autoimmunedisease #type1diabetes #type1diabetic #type1diabetics #autoimmunedisease #diabetes #insulinpump #insulin #insulindependent #_absolutehealth #naturopath #naturopathicmedicine

Naturopathic medicine plays a huge role in the management of type 1 diabetes. There are basic treatment protocols for autoimmune diseases, and very specific treatments for the pancreas. ⁣ If you or someone you care about has Type 1 Diabetes, make sure they’re getting the full extent of treatment. For more information please reach out; I’m happy to help! ⁣ ⁣ #autoimmunedisease #type1diabetes #type1diabetic #type1diabetics #autoimmunedisease #diabetes #insulinpump #insulin #insulindependent #_absolutehealth #naturopath #naturopathicmedicine

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I’ve been having the worst time adjusting to the weather changes. My body has been in so much pain with the rain and cold. I’ve had to request certain accommodations at work, take more frequent sit down breaks, lay on my heating pad a lot, take extra pain meds, and sleep a lot more (and still feel like I’ve gotten no rest). It’s always hell when my body has to adjust to a new season. But this man ( my husband, Andrew) is always there right beside me to help take care of me and comfort me when I’m feeling my worst. He helps me dress and undress, makes me food when I don’t have the energy or am in great pain, rubs and massages my back when ever I ask, soothes me with his words of encouragement when I’m feeling depressed about my illness, and even drives me the 30-45 minutes to work and comes back to pick me up late at night because he knows driving is a struggle for me after a work shift on bad pain days. He’s the most loving and supportive partner, and I don’t know how I got so lucky to have him in my life. I love him so much! ❤️ I know a lot of people with chronic illness like myself don’t have the support of even the family they were born into. It amazes me that he loves me so much he chooses to take care of me through this illness. I am forever grateful to him.

I’ve been having the worst time adjusting to the weather changes. My body has been in so much pain with the rain and cold. I’ve had to request certain accommodations at work, take more frequent sit down breaks, lay on my heating pad a lot, take extra pain meds, and sleep a lot more (and still feel like I’ve gotten no rest). It’s always hell when my body has to adjust to a new season. But this man ( my husband, Andrew) is always there right beside me to help take care of me and comfort me when I’m feeling my worst. He helps me dress and undress, makes me food when I don’t have the energy or am in great pain, rubs and massages my back when ever I ask, soothes me with his words of encouragement when I’m feeling depressed about my illness, and even drives me the 30-45 minutes to work and comes back to pick me up late at night because he knows driving is a struggle for me after a work shift on bad pain days. He’s the most loving and supportive partner, and I don’t know how I got so lucky to have him in my life. I love him so much! ❤️ I know a lot of people with chronic illness like myself don’t have the support of even the family they were born into. It amazes me that he loves me so much he chooses to take care of me through this illness. I am forever grateful to him.

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Sausage soup I threw together tonight. Just sausage, heavy cream, butter, bone broth and cheese. A few spices and yummo. #ketocommunity #hypothyroidism #autoimmunedisease #carnivorechallenge #ketolifestyle #keto #lchf #ketomom #soup

Sausage soup I threw together tonight. Just sausage, heavy cream, butter, bone broth and cheese. A few spices and yummo. #ketocommunity #hypothyroidism #autoimmunedisease #carnivorechallenge #ketolifestyle #keto #lchf #ketomom #soup

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SPRING TIME BUZZ | 🌸 brightening up my morning computer break @theartgarage191 🌞🤩

SPRING TIME BUZZ | 🌸 brightening up my morning computer break @theartgarage191 🌞🤩

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LET’S TALK: PROGRESS 💁🏼‍♀️
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Ok, this is something I struggle with quite often. On my bad days, I am quick to doubt myself, doubt what I am able to achieve and I’m quick to question my abilities. I quite often forget how bloody hard I have fought to get here: over the past 6 years & totally on my own, I have lost close to 30 kilograms, I have (and still am) been living with an autoimmune disorder that challenges me on a daily basis, I have bought and sold a house & I have pursued my dream of being a music therapist! What on earth am I doubting myself for?? .
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Here are some tips that I use to remind myself how far I’ve come - during the moments of doubt 👇🏼.
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💡 SIT DOWN & BREATHE!! It’s hard to hear the truth when a thousand voices and worries are circling through your mind. Taking just five minutes to sit down and let the voices become quiet can make a huge difference.
💡 ASK YOURSELF “WHERE WAS I THIS TIME FIVE YEARS AGO/  ONE YEAR AGO?”!! I can guarantee that you will be surprised by your answers. Change comes slowly, so it can be hard to see it, but it’s always happening, whether we see it or not.
💡 LIST ACCOMPLISHMENTS!! I don’t care how small or insignificant it seems, write them down! Then look at that list and reflect on just how much you’ve done.
💡 ASK FAMILY OR FRIENDS!! We can be our own worst critics, so sometimes those close to us have a clearer view of how much we’ve grown than we have of ourselves. If it feels awkward to ask someone to tell you nice things about yourself, offer to return the favor.
💡 CELEBRATE THE LITTLE THINGS!! As you go about your day, try to notice when you take even the smallest step toward your goals, and be sure to honor that in some way. Even just writing it down in your journal will give you that moment of recognition.
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We all want to reach the top of the mountain and feel that we have achieved something. We want to be finished, but that’s never going to happen; our lives are a constant work in progress, which is the way it ought to be. .
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It doesn’t matter if you are moving fast or slow, only that you keep moving! And the best way is to cherish each step.
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Happy hump day beauties x Monique

LET’S TALK: PROGRESS 💁🏼‍♀️ . . Ok, this is something I struggle with quite often. On my bad days, I am quick to doubt myself, doubt what I am able to achieve and I’m quick to question my abilities. I quite often forget how bloody hard I have fought to get here: over the past 6 years & totally on my own, I have lost close to 30 kilograms, I have (and still am) been living with an autoimmune disorder that challenges me on a daily basis, I have bought and sold a house & I have pursued my dream of being a music therapist! What on earth am I doubting myself for?? . . Here are some tips that I use to remind myself how far I’ve come - during the moments of doubt 👇🏼. . . 💡 SIT DOWN & BREATHE!! It’s hard to hear the truth when a thousand voices and worries are circling through your mind. Taking just five minutes to sit down and let the voices become quiet can make a huge difference. 💡 ASK YOURSELF “WHERE WAS I THIS TIME FIVE YEARS AGO/ ONE YEAR AGO?”!! I can guarantee that you will be surprised by your answers. Change comes slowly, so it can be hard to see it, but it’s always happening, whether we see it or not. 💡 LIST ACCOMPLISHMENTS!! I don’t care how small or insignificant it seems, write them down! Then look at that list and reflect on just how much you’ve done. 💡 ASK FAMILY OR FRIENDS!! We can be our own worst critics, so sometimes those close to us have a clearer view of how much we’ve grown than we have of ourselves. If it feels awkward to ask someone to tell you nice things about yourself, offer to return the favor. 💡 CELEBRATE THE LITTLE THINGS!! As you go about your day, try to notice when you take even the smallest step toward your goals, and be sure to honor that in some way. Even just writing it down in your journal will give you that moment of recognition. . . We all want to reach the top of the mountain and feel that we have achieved something. We want to be finished, but that’s never going to happen; our lives are a constant work in progress, which is the way it ought to be. . . It doesn’t matter if you are moving fast or slow, only that you keep moving! And the best way is to cherish each step. . Happy hump day beauties x Monique

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Beyond The Boundary - The Prologue: 
Some people will never comprehend the kind of demons you have, or how you have to work 10x harder to keep them in line. I’m honestly not happy with my life, and I’m tired of being a marionette in Lucifer’s game. I know that in order to get my shit together I’ll have to start from the beginning. I also have to mentally understand that once I start this journey it isn’t going to be easy. I’ll face more battles then before. I’ll be laughed and mocked at by these same demons. I’ll scream, cry, get angry and want to quit, shit! I’ll even start to doubt and question myself. So I have to ask myself...am I truly ready to break out of this cage?
#weightlossjourney #autoimmunedisease #autoimmuneproblems #fibromyalgia #rheumatoidarthritis #strength

Beyond The Boundary - The Prologue: Some people will never comprehend the kind of demons you have, or how you have to work 10x harder to keep them in line. I’m honestly not happy with my life, and I’m tired of being a marionette in Lucifer’s game. I know that in order to get my shit together I’ll have to start from the beginning. I also have to mentally understand that once I start this journey it isn’t going to be easy. I’ll face more battles then before. I’ll be laughed and mocked at by these same demons. I’ll scream, cry, get angry and want to quit, shit! I’ll even start to doubt and question myself. So I have to ask myself...am I truly ready to break out of this cage? #weightlossjourney #autoimmunedisease #autoimmuneproblems #fibromyalgia #rheumatoidarthritis #strength

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