Situations and Solutions: Bored During Treatments, Low Energy, Vertigo, Living Alone

Situaton: POTS Saline Treatments take between 3-5 hours where you are practically immobile and there’s nothing to do. Solution: Movie Time! Like many P.O.T.S patients, and patients with other infusion needs, I spend a good deal of time hooked up to an IV getting saline, vitamins, and god knows what else (actually, I’m pretty sure that’s it.)…

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Bland Diets: A List of Foods You Wouldn’t Expect!

So after twenty or so years, I think I’ve not only brought the bland diet to a state of perfection—I’ve revolutionized it, I’ve inspired it, I’ve made it downright unstoppable. Those with Chronic Illness in the GI tract—whether that’s Crohns, Coilitus, Celiac, Motility Issues—whatever, you’ve probably at some point been told to go on the bland diet…

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