Cabbage -Don’t Overlook This Inflammation Fighting Veggie

1. Lowers the Signs of Aging Cabbage and other cruciferous vegetables contain a high amount of Vitamin C and E, which help in the production of collagen, the compound which keeps the skin elastic and wrinkle-free. Vitamin A along with Vitamin D protects the skin and gives you a youthful skin. Helps Fight Free RadicalsContinue reading “Cabbage -Don’t Overlook This Inflammation Fighting Veggie”

Bombogenesis and Joint Pain

I’ve heard a lot about Bombogenesis, it’s a popular term used by meteorologists, occurs when a midlatitude cyclone rapidly intensifies, dropping at least 24 millibars over 24 hours. A millibar measures atmospheric pressure. Remember your great-aunt used to to say she “feels” a storm coming on, she was probably predicting the weather with some accuracy.Continue reading “Bombogenesis and Joint Pain”

Food – Inflammation and Pain – Part 3

Part 3 of 4 What is pain? Pain occurs when something hurts, causing an uncomfortable or unpleasant feeling. The presence of pain often means that something is wrong. Each individual is the best judge of his or her own pain.   Chronic or acute inflammation These are the two types of inflammation that differ inContinue reading “Food – Inflammation and Pain – Part 3”

Food-Inflammation and Pain part 2

part 2 of 4 When you have a fire that starts on your stove you might run to grab a fire extinguisher, or try to toss a lid on fire to try and smother it or turn your gas knob off to the stove you sure as hell wouldn’t crank the heat higher or pourContinue reading “Food-Inflammation and Pain part 2”

Food – Inflammation And Pain Part 1 of 4

Part 1 of 4   When you are in pain, what you eat can have a huge impact on how you feel and your health period. If you don’t get the proper vitamins to heal, you can prolong the pain that you are in. In addition, certain foods can help fight inflammation, while other foodsContinue reading “Food – Inflammation And Pain Part 1 of 4”

High Heels When You Have Bone Problems

Not the best idea I had, but let’s be real I’m 5’3 and I needed to wear heels 👠 or my pants would be dragging all over the floor. Also I can fudge my way through hemming pants but I’d do much better if I owned a sewing machine. But I since I wore theseContinue reading “High Heels When You Have Bone Problems”

Healthy Eating

Developing healthy eating habits isn’t as confusing or as restrictive as many people imagine. The essential steps are to eat mostly foods derived from plants—vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes (beans, peas, lentils)—and limit highly processed foods.   For most of my life, I ate the standard American diet and meals that were heavy in meat and processed foods. I went toContinue reading “Healthy Eating”

Sunshine Blogger Award

I am always humbled and honored when someone nominates me for a blogger award. Out of so many bloggers, you thought of me. Thank you, Christine , for nominating me for the Sunshine blogger award. Thank you for sharing your information and knowledge to the world. I hope you enjoy your retirement Here are theContinue reading “Sunshine Blogger Award”

Bones

It still looks like winter out in NE Ohio today even though it’s 07 April 2018. This is what I woke up to . But I also woke up to pain as well. I mean every bone in my body hurts today. It’s weird hearing the birds of spring singing away while there is aContinue reading “Bones”

Rare Disease Day Is Today

Rare Disease Day 28 February 2018 #ShowYourRare #AvascularNecrosis #Osteonecrosis #RareDiseaseDay Debbie in TheMighty2016 To the Newly Diagnosed With Osteonecrosis http://www.ChronicallyGratefulDebla.com

Relax and Help Pain & Anxiety Through Various Techniques

I used to be stressed all the time. Especially when trying to manage life with one or two chronic conditions. Now it’s occasional stress and pain all depends….. But I have found some relief and I believe it’s because I have learned to relax using a variety of methods. My favorite is breathing 4-7-8 IContinue reading “Relax and Help Pain & Anxiety Through Various Techniques”

Another New Diet~ See How They Compare

I have to laugh that every year there’s suddenly a miraculous diet that will help you lose weight feel your best , reverse many diseases etc….. My personal opinion is that the Ornish way is best. And has been proven to help heart disease , reduce pain and inflammation, reverse high blood pressure etc… TheContinue reading “Another New Diet~ See How They Compare”

1 year ago I decided to take my health back

Happy Anniversary To My Health…. I was always pretty healthy ….until I wasn’t. I gained weight , injured my knee gained more weight was diagnosed with one thing after another and it was really exhausting. First osteoarthritis and hypothyroidism at age 45 They torn meniscus age 51 Then thanks to the meniscus tear Osteonecrosis setContinue reading “1 year ago I decided to take my health back”

Pain Chronic Pain

Once we accept the reality of the current moment (no matter how unpleasant it may be) for what it is, and not what we wish it were, we can turn our attention to ways to improve it. This I find true in any situation. Living with chronic pain can throw your life upside down. It’sContinue reading “Pain Chronic Pain”