I get asked this a lot now. I know it comes from a good place but the real answer is, I don't know how I feel. And I don't want to explain what that means when I say it. From the outside, I suppose I look fine, like nothing is wrong, tired at worst. From … Continue reading How are you feeling?
Today, I had my first acupuncture appointment. Well, not truly my first, as I've done it many times. But, my first appointment with a purpose. The previous visits were just because I wanted to give it a whirl for this or that, but wasn't serious about maintaining it as a part of my wellness. This … Continue reading Acupuncture and Then Some
Last night I went to a holiday party at the yoga studio where I teach, Lyons Den Power Yoga. [picture below] Well, I currently do not teach there, because the heat and intensity of the practice isn't good for me or my thyroid at this time. Looking back on this year, I remember (many) moments … Continue reading Everyday I’m Hustlin’
The past two weeks have been bumpy. I’m dealing with inflammation - my body is “under assault” as my doctor put it. The thyroid has gone bananas and I have swelling, and sometimes unbearable pain in various parts of my body at different times. Sometimes it’s my shoulder and my knee. Other times it’s my … Continue reading Me and My Wellness Pouch
I was recently diagnosed with Hyperthyroidism, caused by Graves' Disease, an autoimmune disease that attacks the thyroid and makes it go bananas. My thyroid has been in hyperdrive for at least eight months.