STORY OF HOPE | Paloma’s Story

PALOMA’S STORY: You might not be able to tell by looking at me that I’m actually a former farm girl. I lived my whole life in a small town in the middle of nowhere Arizona on my family’s ranch. While I enjoyed horseback riding and helping my dad gather the chicken eggs, I always had

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STORY OF HOPE | Christina’s Story

I’ve had a motto since day one of my illness, and it became a motto only because I found myself saying it so often. Sometimes I would say it to remind myself of it’s meaning, other times I’d say it to friends who asked about my health. “I’m still me.” My world got turned upside

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STORY OF HOPE | Alice’s Story

I’ve always wondered,“What does sick look like?” While growing up with congenital heart disease, I was commonly told I looked too young, too healthy, too pretty, or even too happy to have a complex, chronic condition that labeled me as “sick.” Society did its best to push these stereotypical labels on me of what I

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September is National Yoga Awareness Month!

September brings many things. The kids are back at school. Fall arrives, and the weather starts to turn cooler. September also means that it’s National Yoga Awareness Month! National Yoga Month got its start back in 2008, when the Department of Health and Human Services made it a national observance. The goal of this campaign

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September is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

September is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, also called World Alzheimer’s Month. It is an international movement to raise awareness about dementia and challenge the stigma that surrounds it. The theme of 2017’s World Alzheimer’s Month is, “Remember Me,” and the focus is around the importance of detecting and diagnosing the disease early. There are all kinds

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4 Ways to Win With Celiac Disease

I’m finding ways to win with Celiac Disease. Don’t get me wrong; Celiac Disease is a lifelong, chronic illness. It is a serious condition. But it’s also my normal. So I’ve found a few ways to empower myself and win with Celiac Disease. Celiac Disease dominates every bite of food I put into my mouth,

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