It's Wednesday morning and I've just sat down with my cup of coffee and breakfast. I have a glass of almond milk as I really need to boost up my calcium and protein intake. This isn't going to be a very long post - I just wanted to say that I may be quiet for … Continue reading Harvest moon, and Wednesday morning thoughts on life.
As some of you know, I have a disease or disorder called hypermobility that causes severe joint stiffness and joint pain. Every now and then, no matter how much exercise I get, or how much sleep I get, or how healthy I eat - a flare up will happen and it renders me useless. But … Continue reading Selfcare Sunday: hypermobility and joint pain flare ups
It's Monday morning and I'm nursing another migraine hangover. It's raining outside, so my condo is a nice and cool temperature. I actually had to close the balcony door this morning and take my new cushions inside. And like many other nights with insomnia, I was wide awake at 5:00 am. That was far too … Continue reading Living Well: things you should not say to a chronically ill person
A discussion came up in my fitness group the other night and while the discussion went south, the main question is worth going into a bit more. Question: How to exercise with joint pain from hypermobility? And what kinds of foods are good for reducing inflammation and joint pain? First of all, let's get into … Continue reading Living Well: Hypermobility and Chronic Joint Pain
So, this is something I've never mentioned here in this blog in the three years I've run it. It's not a new discovery for me - but as part of my "getting healthy" journey, I have rediscovered my love for herbal teas. As the granddaughter of a proud British man, I learned early on in … Continue reading Living Well: the benefits of herbal tea