My Six Stages of Self Change

Building a Bridge as you Walk on It is not a book I would have chosen to read on my own because, in all honesty, I have a tendency to avoid books that feel self-righteous when you read the cover; however, if I hadn’t read this book at this particular moment, I don’t know if…

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Cushing’s Recovery: Skin Products 2

Sadly, the original product plan didn’t work. After one month, my skin was worse: rashes and additional breakouts. I still think that Drunk Elephant is a good brand, but it’s just not right for me.  I’ve been doing some intense research on what possible products I could switch to. Lucky for me, there is a…

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Cushing’s Recovery: Skin Products

Remember at the end of yesterday’s post?When I noted which products I’m using? FORGET ABOUT THEM. Those products are BAD.They have a pH level of 9.(You should only use 5.5 to 6.5) Instead, I have new products to try, and it’s all thanks to Melissa at Sephora. I swear, I don’t know how I got…

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Spironolactone: does it help?

The following is highly embarrassing for me, but I want others to hopefully learn about this drug and what it did to me. Note, not all bodies have the same reactions, so what I experienced could be different from someone else. See the post by Claire Carusillo, who’s life was improved by Spironolactone, for an…

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Post Brain Surgery, What to Expect

Even now, over a month after my surgery on Oct 10 2018, I still struggle to focus – which is why I haven’t posted anything.  But, I think I’ve been on radio silence for too long. First, if you haven’t guessed, I survived the surgery. Second, none of my brain goo came out, and the…

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Who’s the Boss: Disease or Me?

Let’s play “who’s the boss: disease or me?” There are things happening to me that terrify me. I lost the battle for my body – as my weight continues to climb – and I accepted this… … but then, the battle for my hair began. On Monday, September 3, 2018, I took my regularly scheduled morning…

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Cushing’s Disease and Me

I have had a hard journey with my body, and my journey is not even close to being over. I am not afraid, but I want this opportunity to tell women about this disease, and how important it is to not give up on your body, to not give up on yourself. In November of…

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Best Steps for Self Improvement

Acknowledging that you as an individual have areas that can be (or should be) improved is hard, but taking the time to reflect on your own actions and feelings is the best way to grow and improve yourself.

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We Got Time…

There’s so little time, and life is so short, that I struggle to understand why I should stop – I just have so much I need to do.

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