Just a short daily diary post today. I'm tired and my shoulder is still dislocated. I'm not sure if it's actually popped out of joint fully, but it's hanging limp and hurts a lot. I think it probably just shifted out of place slightly. It takes a few days for it to pop back into … Continue reading I’ve got a case of the midweek blues
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
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!