Dealing with Joint Pain in the Pandemic

How do I deal with my knee and back pain until the orthopedic doctors start seeing patients again? There are a variety of non-operative treatment options for pain. No one treatment is going to help everyone, and patients need to find the treatments that seem to work the best for them. Medications I personally cannotContinue reading “Dealing with Joint Pain in the Pandemic”

What Really Helps Arthritis

If you’re asking yourself- what can help my arthritis, I will try to clear up a few of the most popular misconceptions for you. Here’s are a list of the most common questions about Arthritis and the facts about what can help arthritis pain. 1. Fact or Fiction? There is no cure for arthritis True.Continue reading “What Really Helps Arthritis”

Eat Them Veggies

Eat them veggies As long as you’re cracking them eggs, add some veggies like bell peppers, mushrooms, or spinach into the mix. And any veggie goes down easier in a thick and delicious, creamy smoothie Stir-fry’s are a great way to load up on the veggies . Toss all your favorites into a hot wok.Continue reading “Eat Them Veggies”

WEGOHealth Awards2019©

I am honored to be nominated again this year for the WEGO Health Awards

What your eating maybe worsening your Osteoarthritis

Your eating what? Before you take one more bite of that fast food lunch or dinner consider how it affects your osteoarthritis. Did you know that research shows that diets high in saturated fat – found in red meat, butter, cheese, lard and processed foods – can weaken knee cartilage, making it more prone toContinue reading “What your eating maybe worsening your Osteoarthritis”

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”

Goals Over Resolutions

So it’s a New Year : Happy 2019 I stopped making resolutions and I now aim for New Years goals Why goals? That’s pretty simple – because goals are more specific, whereas resolutions tend to be vague. Goals are much more actionable, which is what makes them more effective for me. How can you turnContinue reading “Goals Over Resolutions”

The Holiday’s Remembering Self Care.

Holidays I love them and kind of dread them. My family is in a different state so it gets more lonely. I miss seeing them open their gifts, I also miss cooking for a crowd. But I have chronic bone pain from Osteonecrosis,Osteoarthritis, Spondylolisthesis and Hashimoto. And I know that holidays can be so overwhelmingContinue reading “The Holiday’s Remembering Self Care.”

Elderberry Syrup

If you have ever had a miserable case of the common cold or the flu, you know how miserable it can be. Thankfully nature provides some remedies that can help avoid minor illnesses and or shorten the duration if you do get sick. Black Elderberries aka (sambucus nigra) has been shown to help avoid theseContinue reading “Elderberry Syrup”

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”

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”

Hashimoto

I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in 1996 I was 34 and I really have never felt myself since then. I always try to live a decent life kind to others , help in my community and I’d rather be happy than mad or sad. But ….. I still always felt fatigued, more tired than IContinue reading “Hashimoto”

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”