Autoimmune Disease

Mediumship & autoimmune disease: A spiritual contagion?

Mediumship and autoimmune disease: both can cause you to suddenly find yourself living a very different life than the one you had planned for yourself. But what is the connection? And why are we finding such high incidences of autoimmune…

Did you really choose your own parents before you were born? Will a soul purposefully choose a life of suffering?

This post is something I’ve been wanting to write for a long time, but I didn’t want to sit down and type it out until I was really in the appropriate headspace to do it justice. Today is that day.…

Getting back into balance with the Law of Return

This is my second summer at the homestead and I’ve decided to double my planting space from last year. Obviously it’s a lot of work cultivating the land, not helped by the fact that I have heavy clay soil. While…

The Invisible Child all Grown Up

If you’ve been researching the roles that children are forced into in dysfunctional families, you may have come across the terms “invisible child”, “the lost child”, or “invisible child syndrome”. Although this is a recognized trauma that some children are…

Did a poor diet cause your autoimmune disease? Will a new diet fix it?

When I was first struggling with my autoimmune diseases (Crohn’s & Ankylosing Spondylitis), I was desperate for answers. I also wasn’t receiving much help from doctors at that point and was willing to do anything I could on my end…

Why it took 20 years to get my autoimmune disease diagnosed

This is such a hard topic for me, and yes, I’m still angry about it. It took me over 20 years to get diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease and then later Ankylosing Spondylitis. There was a lot of suffering and debilitation…

How I Managed to Get Off of All Antacids for Good!

Before my Crohn’s Disease was under control, at the height of my illness I got really bad stomach acid. I was still in my 20s when it started and didn’t really recognize it as being a heart burn or acid…

Autoimmune Disease & Hair Loss

For me, one of the more distressing side effects of having an autoimmune disease was my resulting hair loss. In fact, my hair loss was what really encouraged me to keep going to the doctor until I finally received a…

Can childhood trauma cause autoimmune disease?

I believe that I first developed Crohn’s disease at age 14, although I wouldn’t officially be diagnosed until I was 36. Why it took 20 years to get diagnosed is a whole other blog post, and sadly a situation that’s…

My experience getting a lipoma removed

One day while I was at work I felt a sudden and strong pain on my upper back. I instinctively felt my hand over the area and felt a medium sized lump on my back, roughly the size of my…