The end of my SI joint problems is officially in sight.

Update, Jan. 2018: Hi everyone– I’ve learned a ton since I wrote this post.  Be sure to check out my other site, My Sacroiliac Joint Saga!  And now, the original post: I’ve held off on writing this post until I was absolutely sure, but the time has come for me to make my official pronouncement. InContinue reading “The end of my SI joint problems is officially in sight.”

Amy Cuddy on Personal Power, Posture, & Body Language

Here is an amazing talk, given by social psychologist Amy Cuddy, on how the way we feel about ourselves can affect our physical experience of our bodies.   I first stumbled upon it a few years ago, and every time I watch it, I find it’s still relevant to my own life. Dr. Cuddy’s mainContinue reading “Amy Cuddy on Personal Power, Posture, & Body Language”

One foot in the real world…

And one foot pointing toward my dreams… I haven’t been able to write as much as I’d like recently, because I’ve been busy focusing on my real-world exploits: specifically, earning money for grad school. It’s hard to find the right balance. Follow your dreams and the money will come, they say. But when your dreamsContinue reading “One foot in the real world…”

What is central sensitization?

Central sensitization: the back story to just about every story I tell on this blog. I’ve written the phrase a million times, but always in passing, always with a link to an article somewhere else. I think it’s high time the topic gets its own post. Practice Makes Perfect We’ve all heard the phrase “practiceContinue reading “What is central sensitization?”

More Inspiration

At the risk of turning my blog into yet another Shakira fan site, I love this video. I have been having a lot of trouble with my hips over the past few months. It started when I hurt my knee (yes, my knee) last summer. I was limping around putting too much stress onto myContinue reading “More Inspiration”