I’m Taking It On Faith

Hello Dazzle! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I’m glad that you are here. Today, I want to give you a bit of a life update as well as talk about some of the bigger things that have been going on. Let’s start with the fact that I am not ok and my solution is that I am going to take a leap of faith. It is terrifying, but I know that things are not sustainable as they are. Which means that now must become a time of change, whether I want it or not.

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Getting Control

Hello my Zebras and Spoonies! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I’m glad that you are here. So, you’ve been diagnosed with a chronic illness. Now what? There are things that you can do to help find balance in your life (regardless of the diagnosis or even if you don’t have one).

While this list is going to be simple, it is important to remember that they are things that are hard to implement. Life style changes are hard and take time to master. You are more likely to be successful if you work on one area of your life at a time. Shoring up even one area will increase your well being, even if there are other areas that still need work. Remember to be patient with your self and to keep in mind that change takes time.

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Medical Autonomy

Hello my Zebras and Spoonies! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I’m glad that you are here. Today I am going to be talking about Medical Autonomy and some of the ethical complexities that come with it.

Expressing respect for patients’ autonomy means acknowledging that patients who have decision-making capacity have the right to make decisions regarding their care, even when their decisions contradict their clinicians’ recommendations.

AMA Journal of Ethics
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Salt and Water for POTS

Hello my Zebras and Spoonies! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I am glad that you are here!

Today I am going to be talking about how to manage your fluid and sodium intake if you have a POTS diagnosis. This is something that is frequently asked about in the support groups that I am in, so I felt that it was important to tackle. And I only wanted to write it out once, because I’m lazy like that! I mean, come on, it is easier to share a post rather then rewriting it out every time, right?

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