[A Damage Report Post] I don’t really know how to start this update, because the weight of this particular diagnosis is quite heavy and there’s no real way to be honest about it and yet not sound like I’m being extreme, at the same time. I’m not being extreme. I never am, when it comes … More The Scariest Diagnosis
Last month Walker and I (and countless others) were stuck in the middle of a horrible fire-storm, and while we were incredibly lucky to have lost neither home nor workplace, my health was not so fortunate. A week into the fires I found myself weaker and more physically taxed than I thought possible. I had reached … More My Ground Zero Of All Ground Zeroes
Allrighties everybody, here it is…my long-overdue health update! Or, I guess I should say, here is part one of it. If I would’ve written this post 2 months ago, the list of my new diagnoses would have been much shorter. Buuuut….since then I’ve undergone more medical testing that has revealed over half-a-dozen new diagnoses. O_O As I … More The Damage Report
I’ve learned from experience that if someone asks about my health and I try to share more than one diagnosis with them, 90% of the time their eyes glaze over and they either change the subject or walk away. And it’s not because they don’t care about me or the state of my body…they just … More Coming Up: The Damage Report
Writing used to be a kind of therapy for me. I wrote to survive, almost. It was like a lifeline that connected me to reality amidst all the trauma and abuse and confusion that was my daily life… I used to fill up a journal every 3 months. I needed to process each day’s events … More A Healing Step
Hey friends! Welcome to the re-launch of my blog! It’s been a long road of tweaking and brainstorming and trial and error (not to mention prayers, soul-searching, and healing), and I thank you all so much for your patience! “Yours Truly, Cassia Dee” is starting afresh, and I’m so thankful that amidst chronic illness, pain, … More Welcome Back To The Blog!
“I feel like I’m being poisoned…” I don’t know how many times I made that statement over the last year, but I know I said it a lot. I received many new diagnoses in 2016 and started many new treatments, but something still felt wrong. Really wrong. I felt like I was being poisoned. Like … More All Tox’d Out