Night Owl

Well, it's 2:46 AM here in Philly and I'm wide awake. This is fairly common, but thankfully not as common as it used to be. Apparently, there's an issue with my adrenal glands which puts my wake / sleep cycle off kilter at times. While I do take some medication / supplementation to help regulate … Continue reading Night Owl

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Insomnia Of Fear

There are some nights when my physical illness prevents me from sleeping. This makes for very long nights, listening to the seconds slowly tick by. These endless nights are followed by days of exhaustion and mental fogginess. The inability to sleep, further impacts my health because it's at night that healing and (mental / emotional) … Continue reading Insomnia Of Fear

Just Another Day: Hashimoto’s, Complex Trauma…And Doctors

NOTE: Rereading this, I know I sound more angry and bitter than I feel (if that makes sense). Venting helps and knowing your there helps me here! I'm going to have a nice evening watching "Groundhog Day" with my family tonight. I'm really looking forward to it. --- My symptoms have improved since my thyroid … Continue reading Just Another Day: Hashimoto’s, Complex Trauma…And Doctors

(Not) Just “Crazy And Lazy”

I haven't written in a while because I've been rather ill. Since 1998, my immune system has been attacking my endocrine system. This has led to several conditions which effect my digestive system, adrenal glands and has resulted in Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (thyroid disease) and more. If it weren't enough that I continue to struggle with … Continue reading (Not) Just “Crazy And Lazy”

Why The Evenings Are So Tough

Picture In Phoenixville, Pennsylvania (Suburb Of Philadelphia) It's 5:30 in the evening, here in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania). Evenings have been the most challenging and are one of the main reasons for my starting this blog. I've been ill for over ten years and different times of the year effect me. What I've come to learn is … Continue reading Why The Evenings Are So Tough