Insomnia aftermath: considering a self-lobotomy

Good morning dear readers. It’s 8:00 am on Tuesday morning and I’m wide awake. You might think that I’m turning a new leaf but not really. I haven’t been to bed yet. Actually that’s not true. I have been to bed. But once again, I tossed and turned for two hours before finally crawling out…

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: getting the most out of your exercise ball

A couple of weeks ago, I hit rock bottom with my weight gain. I had done so well from September to February. By end of March, I was at the lowest weight I’ve been in over five years. By end of April, I had ballooned right back up to where I was when I started…