My new meds are causing some crazy anxiety dreams

It’s Tuesday morning and I’ve been awake since 7:30. The sky is dark this morning even after 9:00 am. I just finally got out of bed, got dressed and have my breakfast and a cup of coffee. Breakfast this morning is a piece of toast with half a banana, some oatmeal granola that I made…

Living Well: Coping with hypermobility, joint pain and leg cramps

Hypermobility is something that I’ve been plagued with all my life but I didn’t learn about the disease until a few years ago when I suffered from severe muscle cramps that kept me up all night long. For four months, I went through every medical test imaginable. I had brain scans (ECG), bone scans (arthritis),…

Fitness: Exercises & recovery tips for bad knees or chronic pain (repost)

Exercise is imperative for those who suffer from ailments like arthritis. Like me. I’m a forty-something female with arthritis in the knees from repeated injuries due to hyper-mobility. Mobility at the best of times can be challenging. When you’re in pain, sometimes the last thing you want to think of is exercise. But trust me…