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August 2015

MCS Symptoms Continue

It has been six days since being exposed to the cleaning product that set off mucous production in my lungs. The only thing that helps me stop coughing is lying down on my side. I’ve tried reclining with pillows behind my back and head so that I could use my …

MCS: Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

I have not been diagnosed by an M.D. yet, but I’m 99.9% sure I have multiple chemical sensitivity as a result of breathing the air from Ground Zero in New York. It only takes one inhalation of second hand cigarette smoke to spit up phlegm build up in my lungs. …

Stress from Feeling Trapped

When I first realized my long commute created unbearable stress, I thought maybe it was because being inside a car made me feel trapped. This is often a trigger for people with PTSD who develop the disorder after traumatic events during which there are feelings of entrapment. Riding my motorcycle …