• CVID Makeup Tutorial cvidiva
    CVID STYLE

    CVID MAKEUP TUTORIAL

    FEELING SHITTY YET LOOKING PRETTY! Just because you have a chronic illness like CVID doesn’t mean you can’t look and feel your best. Let’s face it (pun intended!)…we do feel better when we look better anyway. So, I’ve put together this CVID Makeup Tutorial just for you! I use on days when I feel well enough to put on makeup. THE ROUTINE 1. Start with a clean face. Honestly, sometimes I’m too tired to wash my face at night so I keep some facial cleansing wipes like Simple’s Cleansing Facial Wipes in my nightstand. I may not even have the energy to use those, but at least they are there!…

  • 10 ways CVID effects my life cvidiva
    CVID LIFE

    10 WAYS – HOW CVID EFFECTS MY LIFE

    An Invisible Illness Called CVID Effects My Life. If it hasn’t reached your family, your friends, your “circle” yet, it’s coming. After attending this year’s Kansas City Immune Deficiency Foundation’s conference, I left thinking that we are just at the tip of the iceberg right now. Many people, and that includes medical professionals, may not have heard of CVID…yet. However, as researchers are discovering more about the immune system and genetics, I predict the number of people with undiagnosed invisible chronic illnesses like CVID will grow so that people will wonder how they never knew. The epidemic has already reached me and my family. I was finally diagnosed with CVID…

  • 9 AWESOME PRODUCTS for cvid zebras cvidiva
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    9 AWESOME PRODUCTS FOR CVID ZEBRAS

    SOMETIMES CVID ZEBRAS NEED A LITTLE EXTRA HELP TO LOOK AND FEEL BETTER EVERY DAY! SO, HERE ARE 9 AWESOME PRODUCTS FOR CVID ZEBRAS! CVID is often referred to as the “Invisible Illness” in Zebra speak. CVID Zebras often go through life dealing with the never-ending nerve pain of symptoms from autoimmune disorders like Fibromyalgia or pushing through the energy-sucking, bone-tired feeling of Chronic Fatigue. In my case, in addition to these lovely autoimmune disorders, I endure constant pelvic and back pain from Interstitial Cystitis; dry, sandy-feeling eyes, nose and mouth from Sjogren’s Syndrome; and joint aches and pain from Rheumatoid Arthritis. What most people, including my extended family members, don’t…