Tag Archives: general health

Endorphins and entropy

It’s a little counterintuitive on the macro level, but light-to-moderate exercise really does make me, a chronically fatigued and in-pain spoon-counter, feel better most of the time. I don’t claim to say this is a universal truth that applies to … Continue reading

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Eat this, Not anything else!

I’ve been cycling through diets: from a month-long very restrictive elimination diet for detoxification, to a reintroduction phase where I gradually eat more variety, to a rest period where I eat my usual paleo/primal diet with occasional cheats because I … Continue reading

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Hope has side-effects

My health has been very up and down recently, with I think a general trend up. I’ve gotten out of my old moldy room, and I’m taking the correct meds, and sticking to all the other healthy behaviors I’m supposed … Continue reading

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They came first for the CornNuts…

For a while there it seemed like the Communists were going to destroy everything. Then it was all going to come down to rap music and the way it unraveled the fabric of society. But the less that happened the … Continue reading

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Mold Warrior

So here’s what I’m going to do about my mold situation: Environment: My parents have graciously offered to let me move from my basement room into the first floor spare room, which they’ve fitted up nicely as a guest (okay, … Continue reading

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Lyme and mold: The PB&J of misery.

Just when I thought my health situation couldn’t get any more complicated… Oh! Hello, mycotoxicosis. How long have you been sitting there? One of the many things Lyme Disease does is suppress, distract, and otherwise incapacitate a normal, functioning immune … Continue reading

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The state of my throat

The speckled lava throat was strep. A mutant strep or something, because it didn’t resolve with just one ten-day course of Augmentin (the generic of which goes for over $100 per thirty pills at Walgreens; my stupidly high prescription insurance … Continue reading

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Throat imps

I don’t know how many Lymies read this blog, but I’m wondering if anyone else has experienced this: sometimes, when I’m taking a lot of stuff to help my immune system and fight off the Lyme, candida, etc. my tonsils … Continue reading

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