Bachelorette Weekend in Ojai

This last weekend I celebrated my best friend at her bachelorette party in Ojai. Read about how this trip looked a little different for me vs. everyone else there!

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Learning to Play Golf (and the Importance of Hobbies)

Appreciating the importance of hobbies for physical and mental growth while dealing with chronic illness.

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My Experience at Mayo Clinic for POTS

A few years ago, I went to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN for a full autonomic workup and was officially diagnosed with POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome). Read about my experiences and what I wish I knew going in.

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Why having an ESA has helped my overall health

Having a chronic illness, or multiple chronic illnesses like I have, can feel really isolating. Getting Oban, my ESA dog has helped me in many ways, but one of the main things I have noticed is how much he has helped with my anxiety.

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Mother's Day Online Gift Guide

Since Mother’s day is right around the corner (May 12th!) we put together an online gift guide to help you find the perfect gift for your mother or that mother figure in your life!

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Natural Products Expo West 2019 Experience

This past week we attended the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim. We had such an amazing experience but it completely wiped us out! Read all about out our full experience at the expo including our highs and lows!

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Chronic Illness Chronicles - Kate

For me, living with a chronic illness feels like I’m walking a very fine tightrope. Having Lupus, POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome), EDS (ehlers danlos syndrome and MCAD (mast cell activation disorder) can be a lot to cope with.

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Europe Trip: Instagram vs. Reality

Travel with a chronic illness is very difficult. Instagram may not always showcase this fact, but we wanted to show how hard it can be to deal with chronic fatigue, pain and symptoms while not at home.

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Traveling with invisible illnesses

We had been planning a trip to Europe for the better part of a year with the destinations being Scoland, Paris, and Belgium. See how we balance traveling with chronic conditions such as Lupus, POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome) ehlers danlos syndrome, and Mast Cell while being abroad.

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preparing to travel with medical conditions

One thing that always gives us a bit of anxiety is traveling with a chronic illness. Laying in your own bed at home, surrounded by all your comforting items, whatever they may be, and not feeling well is hard enough.

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