Posts tagged Lyme
From Mold Illness to Mindfully Healed, Part II: Clean Up

Though misunderstood by many—even in the medical field—there is a difference between mold toxicity and a mold allergy. A mold allergy is what my husband experienced when we pulled off the door frames and found ourselves face-to-face with Stachybotrys, i.e., black mold. An allergy elicits an immune response that usually manifests with symptoms in the sinuses and lungs. This response is typically an acute one (at least on the surface) that subsides when a person removes himself from the proximity of mold.

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They do too. Really.

How many of you have felt isolated and even rejected in the midst of your dis-ease? 

What happens when you’ve sung that hidden illness tune so many times that your song is no longer heard? 

Maybe it started with the doctors who couldn’t see anything wrong with you in their impersonal work-ups. 

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What's Your Story?

We live in our narrative, our story, our paradigm.  Mark Twain said, “I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.”

Our inner story is based on ruminations of the past and fears about what could happen in the future. It’s real, but it’s not true. The story playing in our head and the emotions that go along with it are very real, but our idea is not true...

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