It occurred to me recently that I really haven’t talked much about my progress towards becoming a physical therapist on this blog. So, if you’re curious, here’s my deal: I have a Bachelor’s degree in the humanities. My concentration was social theory, with an emphasis on gender studies. My goals, when I was in college, were focused … More The road to physical therapy school
As I’ve said time and time again, I really feel that people living with chronic pain/fibromyalgia can benefit immensely from learning about how the body works. Even the feeling that you are just beginning to understand the complex processes making up your experience of pain can help give you a sense of control over things. … More Nervous System Basics
I first saw this Louis C.K. clip a couple of weeks ago, and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. (Be sure you watch until the 3:05 mark, which is where he really starts to make his point). Studying anatomy and physiology and learning about the body has helped me to get to the point … More Maybe everything is amazing
Hi everyone, Wow, it’s been quite a while since I posted on here. It’s been great to see some new followers roll in, and I’m looking forward to getting to know you. One of the reasons I haven’t had much time to write recently is that Ruby, my family’s 14-year-old Lab mix, has been having … More Dealing with a Pet in Pain
Ever have one of those days where you want to keep working/thinking/being productive, but your body just wants you to lie down with a heating pad? That, unfortunately, has been happening to me quite a bit recently. I’ve been wanting to sit at my computer and either study or work on my blog, but my … More Introducing the Sunlight in Winter Youtube Channel
The work I’ve done on this blog and the positive responses I’ve received (thank you all so much!) have opened up new ideas for me. In the month and a half since I started working on this blog, I already feel as though I’ve been able to make somewhat of a difference in others’ lives. … More 30 is looming closer and closer: How should I move forward with my career?