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DINET member name: LotsofLoveByRuth Ruth's hometown: St. Louis, Missouri Diagnosis: POTS, CFS Website: www.etsy.com/shop/indiangirl4him In Ruth's words... I was officially diagnosed with POTS, as well as Chronic Fatigue Disorder in April 2015. Before my diagnosis, I was constantly on the go and having to depend on others for leaving the house has been frustrating. My psychiatrist suggested I find a craft or hobby to make me feel like I’m contributing something to the world, so I started making natural products and selling them in February of 2017. Before POTS, I didn’t take any medicine. Then the doctors started overloading me with prescriptions and it was very rough on my body. By using and selling Young Living essential oils and toxin-free products, my quality of life has been improving a bit. I’ve always been interested in homeopathic remedies and this makes me feel like there’s a tiny part of my life that I have control over. I sell soaps and lip balms, plus I make jewelry now too and whatever else comes to mind. It gives me so much pride and a sense of independence. And the little bit of cash it brings in is a big help too. I love to sing, read and talk to people. I live with my fiance but he works two jobs to cover our living expenses because I’m not working and still struggling to get disability benefits approved. I used to have a caregiver during the hours that my fiancee was at work. But since Medicaid reduced the caregiver hours, I am on my own now when he’s at work. I’m a very social person so being at home by myself so much is difficult for me. I battle depression so I try to keep myself occupied when I’m alone. My work with homeopathic remedies helps with this quite a bit. And I am so grateful to friends, family, and church for being so supportive. My faith gets me through and I try to focus on the positive. I am especially grateful to my fiancee who sacrifices so much to help me care for myself.
DINET member name: Skydersaur Skyler's hometown: Dallas Fort Worth, TX Diagnosis: Inappropriate sinus tachycardia, autonomic dysfunction and most recently ME/CFS Blog: https://spoiledbrats.org In Skyler's words..... I started blogging about natural health and wellness a few months ago after I married a very technologically talented man. We have both relied on natural remedies to go along with our prescribed medications and decided we should be sharing our healing with others! While my husband does all of the behind-the-scenes work on my website, I write the content and take photographs for it - two things I have always loved to do that chronic illness has not taken away from me. I enjoy hearing others share their story of wellness and contributing to it by sharing what has worked for me. One of my favorite natural wellness tools to use is essential oils. I have found that aromatherapy is great for days that I am feeling quite fatigued, and I am discovering other uses for essential oils, like topical application for pain. This blog has helped me rediscover my love of learning, sharing knowledge, and serving others!