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How I’m Using Brain Re-Training to Heal from Toxic Mold Exposure

This past winter was a doozy. I had never felt so helpless. I mean, things were really bad in 2016.  I have been through some terrible health experiences before. But this past December-March seemed...

Mold Avoidance 101: 3 Principles We Follow

What is Mold Avoidance? We started using the term "mold avoidance" after reading the book, A Beginner’s Guide to Mold Avoidance: Techniques Used by Hundreds of Chronic Multisystem Illness Sufferers to Improve...

Finding a Home: 7 Environmental Factors to Keep in Mind

When we made the change from northern to southern Utah, we looked forward to the potential of having a "safe" home where our family could recover and heal from our mold...

House Flood? – 10 Cleanup Guidelines

We've spent a lot of time and energy looking at houses. Before we purchased our last home, we looked for 18 months for a house we could afford that didn't have water...

Early Dangers of Flooding

As the heartbreaking images of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation circulate around the internet and across global news, newscasters and disaster workers reminisce of the lessons learned from other major storms, like Katrina...

A Night of Agony

The morning couldn’t arrive fast enough.  There’s something about the night that makes physical struggles so much more dark, intense, and scary. This particular night had been spent in agony. Not so much...

Keeping Our Spaces Clean

Our current cleaning battles go a bit beyond dust and window smudges. We often feel like we've stepped into the realm of biowarfare - specifically when dealing with mycotoxins. When cleaning our...

Got Mold? Don’t Use Bleach!

We are trying to pursue the next step of being in a more permanent housing situation (I can't wait to be able to decorate my own house again!).  A couple of...

Mold Sabbatical – Days 23-36

Wednesday, June 14th - Tuesday, June 27th We had a few days with no therapy after Jotham's anaphylactic reaction, and also had an appointment with a doctor that evaluated Jotham's structure, nerve...

Learning to Trust

Our journey with mold lead to being forced to sell our home and get rid of most of its contents (and separate ourselves from the few belongings that we do have...

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