8 Ways to Manage Brain Fog

8 Ways to Manage Brain Fog

It’s as if someone took all my thoughts and put them in a crazy maze or, on a really awful day, tossed all my words in the air, scattering them at random everywhere. From the outside, it must look like people with autoimmune diseases, fibromyalgia, and chemo brain from cancer treatments “aren’t quite all there.”

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Be Totally Fit for Life! RESET

Be Totally Fit for Life! RESET

Get Back to Basics Whew! How did we get so bogged down that we don’t have time for exercise, rest, Bible study, or couple time? My Boaz and I have been reeling in overwhelm this year. Preparing for retirement was more work than we anticipated.  On top of it all, our retirement house is being built, we are downsizing to move, I’m dealing with my […]

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Managing Sun Sensitivity/Photo Sensitivity in Autoimmune Diseases

Managing Sun Sensitivity/Photo Sensitivity in Autoimmune Diseases

It is our immune system’s response to these light sources that trigger an adverse reaction.

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Give Jesus Center-stage in Your Totally Healthy Living Plan

Give Jesus Center-stage in Your Totally Healthy Living Plan

While I lay in bed with tears streaming down my face, I tried to figure out how to move forward with my life and keep my gym job… I realized that all I accomplished was by the grace of God, not of my own works.

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Happy Heart Month!

Happy Heart Month!

This month is National Heart Health Month and our #COMMITYOURHEART Movement at Be Totally Fit for Life! If you’ve noticed red dresses around the ‘net, hopefully you realize it’s not because of Valentine’s Day. It is about Heart Health Awareness. As many of you know, but some of you will discover, I have an autoimmune disease that affects my heart and blood vessels. In 2017 […]

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Abide in Christ: Give Him Your Heart

Abide in Christ: Give Him Your Heart

Passages: 1 John 2 (also, see John 15), Matthew 11:25-28 Focus Verse: 1 John 2:5-6 ESV  “but whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is perfected. By this we may know that we are in him: 6 whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.” The month of February is Heart Month. If you followed me last year, I […]

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Get Your Rain Boots and Umbrella! It’s THAT Kind of Day

Get Your Rain Boots and Umbrella! It’s THAT Kind of Day

Adventures with Chronic Illness Image by Charlaine W. Martin 2019. All rights reserved. I have to say that not all of the adventures I’ve had with God are ones I would have chosen. Today is one of those days. Actually, this week has been THAT kind of a week, if you know what I mean. It’s a rainy, chilly summer day and I’m lazing in […]

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