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A Journey from Lost to Alive 

My life had changed forever. I lived in a fog, with seemingly no way out. Doctors ran countless tests only to tell me that I was healthy. Despite being healthy life was far from normal. Before I heard the words Multiple Chemical Sensitivity I started to notice that I felt better in some places and worse in others. I asked, “What was going on?” It didn't seem to make sense that objects and places that don't affect others made me feel awful. I discovered that some clothing and personal care products could trigger reactions in me. There was hope, things could be avoided. I found a naturopath and a homeopath who had encountered people like me. I finally knew that I was not alone and there were treatments that would bolster my resistance. Today life is good, MCS has not gone away but I have learned how to control it and not always have it control me. 

Learn to Thrive with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity.  This blog is dedicated to providing inspiration to those whose lives are effected by MCS.


Portions of this blog read like a story. If this is your first visit here I suggest starting with the oldest post and working your through the blog by hitting the next link at the bottom of each entry.

I have always believed that there was a way for my life to get better and I believe there is a way for your life to dramatically improve as well. I hope what I have written here proves helpful. Perhaps directly or least it will give you the inspiration that assists you in finding your own answers. 

If what is written here helps then I am more than glad that I have taken the time and effort to write it all down. For there would be little point in finding answers for myself alone if others did not benifit as well. 

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58 - The Good Years - Par I - July 2013

57 - Detoxing - Part II - July 2013

56 - Detoxing - Part I - July 2013

55 - Perception - Part III - January 2013

54 - Perception - Part II - January 2013

53 - Perception - Part I - January 2013

52 - Heavy Metal - July 2012

51 - What is Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome: Expanded – April 2012

50 - Honoring Something I Did Not Have to Let Go – April 2012

49 - Honoring What We Have Let Go due to Multiple Chemical Sensitivity – April 2012

48 - Don’t let yourself get too stuck – March 2012

47 – Beliefs – February 2012

46 - Don’t Forget to Move Forward: Especially when you feel good – February 2012

45 - No One is an Island: Learning to communicate with everyone else – January 2012

44 - A Few More Weeks Down the Road – September 2010

43 - In Praise of Hand Washing and Showering – September 2010

42 - Desire to Thrive with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity – September 2010

41 - Two Weeks Down the Road – August 2010

40 - The Comfort Zone – August 2010

39 - Something I Have Forgotten – August 2010

38 - A Few Days Later – August 2010

37 - A prison break in progress – August 2010

36 - What Life is Like Now with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity – July 2010

35 - Relationships and MCS Part Three – July 2010

34 - Relationships and MCS Part Two – July 2010

33 - A Short Aside – July 2010

32 - Relationships and MCS Part One – July 2010

31 - An Outside Rearrangement – July 2010

30 - The Beginnings of Rapid Change – July 2010

29 - The Dynamic Duo – July 2010 

28 - You are what you eat – July 2010

27 - Screaming into Pillows – August 2009 

26 - Letting go of Alcohol – July 2009

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