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. […]






Continue Reading

16 February 2011 ~ 16 Comments

Dr Jacob Teitelbaum and his Multi-Pronged Treatment Strategy for CFS, Fibromyalgia and Thyroid Disease (Part 1)

I first heard about Dr Jacob Teitelbaum, the specialist in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalitis (CFS/ME), fibromyalgia and thyroid disease, through Mary Shomon’s website. When I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and began doing my research, it soon became clear to me how important it is to use high-quality supplements when you have thyroid disease or […]






Continue Reading

08 February 2011 ~ 10 Comments

Sassy Style Talk With AJ: From Sleep-Deprived To Wide-Eyed In the Blink of an Eye, by Anita Roberts

How did you sleep?  This is a question asked a million times over, every day.  My household is no exception.  Fatigue is a problem for everyone at some point, but for people with autoimmune illness it’s a constant curse.  In fact, if you ask all of us what one of our most pressing issues is, […]






Continue Reading

01 February 2011 ~ 14 Comments

Sassy Style Talk With AJ: Meet Anita – A Sassy Redheaded Energizer Bunny, Makeup Junkie and, Moreover, a Survivor, by Anita Roberts

My name is Anita and at a glance I don’t look sick.  Like many of you reading these words, I give the impression of a woman of a certain age with a bit of a weight issue and a fabulous sense of style and confidence, but nothing more dire would cross the readers’ minds.  I […]






Continue Reading