04 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

5 Tips for Dealing with a New Diagnosis

  This article is dedicated to everyone who has just been diagnosed with a chronic illness, in particular those whom I know personally and have done my best to help. It is also dedicated to my dear friend Anita Roberts who never ceases to inspire me (and amaze me!) with her positive spirit and determination. […]






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30 June 2011 ~ 9 Comments

Sassy Style Talk With AJ: Life With a Splash of Lyme, by Anita Roberts

In 2006, I was attacked by a vicious creature in my own home.  I never saw it coming.  One moment, I was an energetic, happy-go-lucky, active, sharp-witted redhead virago; the next moment I was being devoured by a monster, fangs in me, sucking the life from my flesh.  And I almost didn’t see it happen!!  […]






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17 June 2011 ~ 25 Comments

Gutted and Galled about my Gut! Food Intolerances: A Mixed Blessing

My friend Krista compared it to giving up smoking and my friend Michele compared it to a vision quest, a life-changing rite of passage in some Native American cultures. When my food tolerance test results came in and I realized that from one day to the next I would have to stop eating many of […]






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26 March 2011 ~ 9 Comments

Sassy Style Talk With AJ: Let’s Talk About Yeast Baby!, by Anita Roberts

Let’s talk about yeast baby, let’s talk about you and me, let’s talk about all the good things, and the bad things that it brings, let’s talk about it! Yeast.  Wonderful stuff if you’re baking bread, rolls or some desserts.  Not nearly so welcome when it’s lodged in your system and creating the kind of […]






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18 February 2011 ~ 14 Comments

Dr Jacob Teitelbaum and his Multi-Pronged Treatment Strategy for CFS, Fibromyalgia and Thyroid Disease (Part 2 – Interview)

For Part 1 of this article, please click here Sarah: Let’s talk about antibodies, an important but vastly misunderstood topic. For instance, my Hashimoto’s antibodies were positive upon diagnosis, but soon afterwards (once I began treatment with thyroid hormone) they turned negative and have been that way ever since. Could it be because my thyroid […]






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