If this is de-stressing, why does it feel so uncomfortable?

Stress.  I've always thought of it as something business-men get (yes the men was intentional there).  I imagine white collars with ties pulled down from the neck, sweating, waving papers about.  That's stress. People have thrown about the term 'stressed out' for years.  Tired and emotional was always a euphemism for drunk and 'suffering from … Continue reading If this is de-stressing, why does it feel so uncomfortable?

Another new diagnosis

Yesterday I visited the third new doctor at Integrative Health  Solutions (the other two having left shortly after I saw them!) and came away with a new term for what they think is going on with me.  HPA Axis Dysregulation. Turns out, according to the literature they gave me, it's the correct term for what people label … Continue reading Another new diagnosis

A year of Fever

It must be almost a year to the day that I first came down with an illness that gave me headaches, sore throat, burning skin, full body rash and finally resulted in waking on Christmas Day to painfully swollen feet, ankles and hands.  I started the day unbelievably tired and struggled to walk on my … Continue reading A year of Fever