December Quote: Confidence is key for growth

confidence and growth quote

Hello, December! This is going to be a huge month for me. I’ve been a little absent from the blog the last month because I’ve had big things going on in my life. Firstly, for four weeks I interviewed for my dream job with multiple rounds of interviews. It was…

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What’s POTS? Why Your Heart Races When Standing

why does my heart race when I stand?

I talk so much about Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) on this blog, but I haven’t yet dedicated a post to explaining what this syndrome is. Maybe you’ve just received a diagnosis, or maybe you’re asking yourself why your heart races when standing all of a sudden. Or perhaps you…

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October Quote: Don’t compare yourself to others

How to not compare yourself to others

“Don’t compare your life to others. There’s no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it’s their time.” — Cassey Ho It’s so hard to not compare yourself to others, isn’t it? Especially when you are chronically ill. You may see healthy people and envy them, or…

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September Quote: Believing in yourself

believe in yourself

Hey everyone! Can you believe how fast August came and went? Between moving to a new apartment, settling in, and making a visit back to Upstate New York for some doctor’s appointments, August just slipped away. (Yes, I’ve been listening to Folklore too much.) Speaking of believing things, this September…

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How to Relieve POTS Flare Up Symptoms

how to relieve POTS symptoms in a flare

If you have POTS, then you know how awful it feels to be in a POTS flare up. You’ll want to try anything to potentially relieve your symptoms and get back to feeling like yourself. Whether it’s just one day long, persists more than a week, or is seemingly constant,…

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August Quote: Being more consistent

Being more consistent

Hey everyone! Starting this month, I’m beginning an all-new series on the blog! I don’t know about you guys, but I love reading quotes. I find that scrolling through Pinterest and stumbling across new quotes is a sure-fire way to spark inspiration, motivation, and growth. Anyone else agree? Even more,…

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Health Update July 2020: MALS Diagnosis

This year has been nothing short of madness, as I’m sure you can agree. Everything that’s happened in the past six months since my last update (check-up at Cleveland Clinic) has me feeling like I’ve been dropped into another life. There have been countless changes, so many new challenges to…

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How to Raise Iron Levels and Treat Deficiency

how to raise iron levels when you're deficient

Iron is one of the 16 essential minerals the body needs to function properly. Without enough iron in your body, you can become deficient and potentially develop iron-deficiency anemia. When either scenario happens, it’s important to eat foods high in iron and take an iron supplement your body tolerates to…

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