Living Well: things you should not say to a chronically ill person

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

Living Well: Hypermobility and Chronic Joint Pain

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

Living with chronic migraines – but you don’t look sick!

It's nearly 8:00 am and I'm showered, dressed, have a cup of coffee and a load of laundry in the washing machine. I wish this could be the case everyday. I love early mornings. But alas, another migraine kept in bed most of the day yesterday. It's not even the migraines anymore. It's the dizzy … Continue reading Living with chronic migraines – but you don’t look sick!