JoJoisms

When Your Symptoms Argue with Each Other Over Treatment

Remember how your kids used to argue over a toy? Mine! Mine!  Well, as you gather more and more chronic conditions, your symptoms don’t work and play well with others.  Just to list a few examples… Years ago, my Hashimoto’s Disease and adrenal issues had my doctor put me on the Everything Diet.  That’s where […]

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My Weight Loss (Gain) Update

So about no score and two months ago, I set forth upon this continent a new weight loss journey conceived in the loss of food liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men were created equal…but not with women! In that time, I have spent my weekdays either walking around my house 10x including […]

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Menopause Comedy Video

For your giggling pleasure: YouTube Menopause Comedy Video… For those of my readers who are struggling with menopause or peri menopause issues, it’s good to look at the funny side of the issues we face.  After dealing with these issues for almost 18yrs, I can tell you it’s better to laugh than the alternative so…Here’s […]

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The Chronic Illness Frustration Factor

Frustration is one of the key components of chronic illness.  We are frustrated because we are tired and in pain. We are frustrated with doctors who don’t help. We are frustrated that our friends and family don’t understand.  And we are frustrated with the red tape of our health insurance. The past few months, I […]

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Living with Brain Fog: What it’s Like on My Cloud

I wrote this a while back as a Facebook Note. I copy and paste it here this week for those of you dealing with brain fog. It can be frustrating, embarrassing and…let’s face it…FUNNY! ———————————- You are making your breakfast, toast and butter, and you realize you need a knife so you go to the […]

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Brain Fog: What it’s like on my cloud

I wrote this a while back, but thought I’d post it here.  Most people can relate to this, but those of us with Fibro, Menopause and Hashimoto’s have a special place in our brains for it: You are making your breakfast, toast and butter, and you realize you need a knife so you go to […]

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Brain fog so thick I could cut it with a knife…

As the TV commercial used to say, a mind is a terrible thing to waste.  Unfortunately, after years of Hashiomoto’s Disease, Fibromyalgia, Insomnia, Adrenal Fatigue and some Menopausal issues… JoJoism#474 “My brain fog is so thick I could cut it with a knife…if I could remember where I keep them.” JoJoisms: Revealing Life’s Truths…as I […]

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Menopause Parking

One of my favorite comedians is Chonda Pierce and I’m going to share some of her stand up with you all today.  Why?  Because tomorrow is my birthday and I’m in the middle of the menopause experience right now. It’s not for the faint of heart.  And neither is Chonda so buckle up!  Here’s Menopause […]

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