Living Well: September is PCOS Awareness Month

It’s after ten at night on Monday and I’ve been sitting here most of the evening wondering what to write for my weekly health article when I saw an article trending on Twitter. I know. Twitter. It’s not my favorite place to pick up ideas from – but there it was. An article from Pop…

Fall Cooking: Pork Stew – mostly healthy!

I tried making a stew tonight in the IntantPot and it failed miserably. For one, I forgot to remove the plastic sheet from the meat package. Oops. The instantpot warned me my food was burning even though the valve is automatic. So, I stopped cooking, waiting two minutes for the pot to “release the steam”…

Fall has arrived early – the year is fading fast

This morning was rough. I couldn’t sleep last night and kept saying to myself, “just one more hour, and then I’ll get up.” My plans to wake up at 7:30 am and have a productive day turned into climbing out of bed at 1:00 pm. I don’t know what happened. A few weeks ago I…

Living Well: 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),…