August: Navigating Allergies and New Hobbies

I found out in May that I’m allergic to everything I used to do. I took it hard and took a hiatus from blogging, but I’m back! I am allergic to Balsam of Peru and Colophony, basically trees. I get contact dermatitis from touching them, but my hand is nearly totally healed from not touchingContinue reading “August: Navigating Allergies and New Hobbies”

Thalassemia Awareness Month on Fit & Literate

I have Thalassemia Minor and while it’s a lighter case of Thalassemia it is not easy. I have to be careful what I do because of it. I can’t go up high, I can’t donate blood, I can’t have too much iron. Though I have Iron Deficiency Anemia on top of it and it’s likeContinue reading “Thalassemia Awareness Month on Fit & Literate”

May’s Theme: Thalassemia

I have Thalassemia Minor and the eighth will be World Thalassemia Day. I will be telling you everything I know about Thalassemia. Blood disorders suck and no one should have to go through them. The people with Alpha suffer far worse than me, but being constantly anemic with two anemias sucks too. I hope youContinue reading “May’s Theme: Thalassemia”

Recipes Coming After Food Allergy Results

I am not going to post the recipes until I can really figure out what I’m allergic to. I can’t be giving out recipes that I haven’t tasted. So in the mean time I’m going to just write about things that I am thinking about.