My Health Journey

Long story short, I currently am being treated for Hashimoto's thyroiditis (an autoimmune disease), a Bartonella henselae infection, and leaky gut syndrome. While my health has never been great, my journey with chronic illnesses really started as a 15-year-old with a sore throat. Years later, as a college student, I am finally being treated for what is likely the cause of that sore throat and numerous other symptoms have developed over the past few years.


Hello, and welcome to Abby As Is! In case you haven't guessed, my name is Abby. I am following Jesus while completing my undergraduate studies in biology with anticipated graduation in May 2019. While my aspirations in middle school included novel-writing (which would not have been a good career choice for me), blogging was never … Continue reading Welcome