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Hurricane Irma: Weathering the Storm

As Hurricane Irma makes it way ever closer to Florida, my husband and I are at our in-laws making pizza. Don’t get me wrong, we are prepared. We have made several trips to Publix and Lowes, our tubs are filled, doors are sandbags, and we are ready for Irma! Yet, really, can one ever be […]

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Chronic Illness & Endometriosis

A New Solution for Endometriosis: Exploring the Use of Kratom for Pain Relief

History of Kratom Coming from Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, and New Guinae, Kratom is a tart-tasting leaf hailed for its pain-relieving effect. The kratom leaf may be utilized as either a stimulant or a sedative based on the dosage consumed.  Kratom has been used for many centuries in other countries to taper opiate addiction, boost productivity, and […]

Chronic Illness & Endometriosis Health

Excision Surgery: SUPREP Advice

Nearly two seconds ago I swallowed the last gulp of the most disgusting concoction that has ever existed. I am convinced that this was created for the singular purpose of torturing humans into excruciating sickness a mere hours before surgical procedures. What is this devious concoction, you dare to ask?  SUPREP Bowel Kit (aka death-to-your-colon in […]

Chronic Illness & Endometriosis Health

Clearing Out My Closet for a Fresh Start

The best part of this year is going to be starting it with the surgery I have desperately been awaiting since the start of my pain relapse in November. My doctor’s office finally called on Friday, December 30, and informed me that I will be having my pre-op appointment on January 17, and surgery on January 19, 2017. I could not have been excited – you would have thought I was told I’d won the lottery!