Category Archives: Labs & Testing

Five Minute Check-In Time

  I am finding myself getting really anxious about the country’s health care changes beginning this Fall. As someone who hasn’t been covered by insurance since 1998, yet has been able to m......

Five Minute Check-In: Knowing When to Let Go

  Although the last two to three weeks have been especially challenging – typical road bumps around money and unexpected expenses– this past week was one of professional realizations, fami......

Five Minute Check-In: The Flu

It is a new year and I am going to try different approaches to making my life more my own. What I know about the effects of chronic stressors on one’s health, what stress tells my immune system ......

When Bad Things Happen to Good Intentions

I love my bread machine.  I have grown to trust it without exception, knowing that if I just give it the things it needs and place it within the draft-free environment it requires, it will provi......

New MLWT Partnership: Meet the APSFA

I would like to welcome Tina Pohlman, as our newest MLWT Guest contributor.  She is the President, Co-Founder, Executive Director of the APS Foundation of America, Inc. .  She is also an APS an......

Breathing Lessons

Having a book to read is never a problem and I have the bookshelves to prove it.  My biggest dilemma is in deciding which book to read.  I immediately head to the library when I get stuck choosi......

Our Voices For Lupus Awareness: Sara finds her way and shares her story Despite Lupus

I am so excited to present my blogging friend Sara as our final Guest Blogger for MLWT’s ” Our Voices For Lupus Awareness ” event this May.  I have been reading her blog for mo......

Our Voices for Lupus Awareness: Maureen’s 25 Random Things About A Day With Lupus

Living Every Day with Autoimmune Diseases            It’s been about 15 years now that I’ve woken up feeling hungover.  Sound crazy, or maybe like I have a “problem”?  I&......

let the festivities begin?!

In an attempt to get my holiday season (and health) to resemble something of a celebration this year, I looked to one of my favorite sources to cut to the organizing chase:  Julie Morgenstern......

Putting Off the necessary evil

It’s Friday and I am quickly losing my steam to blog, so I’m putting up a link that reflects a little about what is going on with me lately – lab tests. After having successfully avoided g......
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