Candida Benzo/Psych Drug Connection

  This is my maiden video in an upcoming series on how to fight Candida, especially for those who are on pharmaceuticals that are changing the milieu in their body.  Benzodiazepine in particular destroys gut flora.

Lyme / Sick Building Syndrome / Benzodiazepine Trifecta

This is the first video I made post benzodiazepine discontinuation. I recorded this for the people in various Facebook support groups. I am frequently asked what my benzo story is. This is the most succinct version.

Bedridden Positivity

In May 2012  I was flattened with a nasty sinus infection that took me down for over 3 weeks.  It was a manifestation of a chronic systemic fungal infection that I had been fighting for over two years.  Here I reach out from my bed to share and inspire others who are stuck home sick. The focus here is POSITIVITY…so Please SHARE this with someone you know who is suffering through chronic sickness like Lyme Disease or someone who just […]

Inju Keum is real

  Winter 2013  brought a dreary landscape to my life.  My heart was smashed and I was dragging it around like a rock on a rope.  My body was lit up with inescapable pain from complications due to chronic Lyme Disease.  Yet again, I was waking every morning with a mysterious pelvic pain and fatigue that weighed my cells down like cemented anchors.  The heat was turned up really high on my financial instability.  After being disabled for nearly four […]

Stumble

I fell today. While running in the park my foot caught a tree root and I went down. Hard. Bloody knee hard. I have been running on this path since spring. Hurdling this jagged stretch of dirt and gravel with confidence and agility. Today is the first time I stumbled.  My feet were heavy and hanging low. I have been undergoing intense medical treatment and my body is tired. My cells burdened by stress and heartbreak. My movement and mental […]

The Sea

    The beauty of chronic physical disease is that it begins a journey The open-ended tickets are purchased There is a trip you must take, but how far will you go? What will you see? The personal mountains you scale are up to you    A broken body pushes you Forces you to look The gate opens to the healing pastures If you start and stop with the physical manifestations you may miss the greatest gift The emotional-psychological scrubbing […]

Heather on a Sick Day