Autoimmune & Finances: The first step

Autoimmune & Finances: The first step

I remember the initial discussion that night and I remember the crushing stomach drop. We had “The Talk”, the one about our finances and the numbers weren’t adding up. When we lived in New York, just 4 months ago, I was the primary breadwinner. I was making a little over 50 grand a year, struggling […]

I need to do better

I need to do better

I  realized I missed my infusion TWO WEEKS after I missed it. My last infusion was scheduled for the day before my hubby’s birthday and in the runaround of getting him something, I forgot about my appointment. I think back to that day and what I was doing instead of getting my infusion was buying shoes for […]

Introducing: My Autoimmune Struggle

Introducing: My Autoimmune Struggle

I have multiple autoimmune disorders that my doctors can’t quite pin down. It’s some crazy mix between Lupus, RA and mixed connective tissue disease, with a blood clotting disorder (Antiphospholipid Syndrome) to boot. I also have diagnosed Endometriosis (with recurrent cyst ruptures) which is a co-morbidity to autoimmune disorders. Recently, I’ve discovered I also possibly […]