Trying To Protect Our Health & Becoming Unhealthy

Another day of self-isolating, which means it’s potentially another day of sitting indoors restlessly taking yet another Zoom class, practicing social distancing from the frig. Prolonged sitting is an unavoidable reality for many. And with us spending more time inside, as the pandemic continues, it’s inevitable that we’re spending even more time being sedentary. WeContinue reading “Trying To Protect Our Health & Becoming Unhealthy”

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”

You being offended is offensive

I cannot believe that people are insisting on songs old songs now be banned from radio. Or cartoons and holiday shows no longer air. Why do people read so much into everything today? Is our society that sensitive? And really they are lyrics to a song!! Have you ever heard some other lyrics? From sayContinue reading “You being offended is offensive”

Don’t Get Lost In A Relationship

I see so many people today losing who they are in relationships. So much so you cannot even recognize the person they once were. How do you find the balance between giving to your partner and holding onto yourself in the process? Here’s a list of a few ways to date someone you’re really, reallyContinue reading “Don’t Get Lost In A Relationship”

The Wise Words Of Madea

One of Madea’s comedy bits is about understanding relationships. Using the analogy of a trees, “Madea” says that some people are like leaves, some are like the branches on a tree and, then there are those friends who are our roots. Read this: Madea shares how to understand relationships. Most people are like leaves. WhenContinue reading “The Wise Words Of Madea”

Holding Onto Joy In The Midst Of Suffering

For many of us, life is hard. Our daily circumstances seem to conspire to try to rob us of our happiness and more importantly our joy our inner joy. Maybe you’re stuck in a job that you do not like and doesn’t pay enough to cover your bills or maybe your unemployed or on disability.Continue reading “Holding Onto Joy In The Midst Of Suffering”

WEGOHealth Awards and How to Nominate Others

I’m honored to say I’ve been nominated for the #WEGOHealthAwards! These awards seek to recognize Patient Leaders who are making an impact with their advocacy. Learn more – nominate today. Here’s how you can also nominate others who educate, advocate and make a difference! Click link below WEGOHealth Awards and Nomination Info WEGOHealth Awards LinkContinue reading “WEGOHealth Awards and How to Nominate Others”

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”

Sweet Potato Corn Chowder

I love this anytime of the year but especially when it’s cold wet and rainy out. It’s so comforting and warming. It’s the kind of chowder that warms the bones. I also have a vegan version I will also post. Sweet Potato Corn Chowder Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 slices thick-cut bacon, cut intoContinue reading “Sweet Potato Corn Chowder”

Lent : Fast and Feast : A Spiritual Journey

Tomorrow … The day that starts Lent many often give up candy, cookies, smoking, drinking. You don’t have to just limit it to food I have heard many comments about what people are giving up for Lent. It has been traditional to fast during Lent, often from a certain food or substance. When I wasContinue reading “Lent : Fast and Feast : A Spiritual Journey”

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”

Walking With God

Make sure you are doing what is important to God—not just what is important to everyone else you know. We gave a tendency to worry more about what other people think vs what God thinks From an early age we work to get the approval from others,whether it was proving to our parents that weContinue reading “Walking With God”

Happy New Year

May Light always surround you; Hope kindle and rebound you. May your Hurts turn to Healing; Your Heart embrace Feeling. May Wounds become Wisdom; Every Kindness a Prism. May Laughter infect you; Your Passion resurrect you. May Goodness inspire your Deepest Desires. May you remember to always love yourself and know you are made inContinue reading “Happy New Year”