Inspiration

More Inspiration

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_PpjieRyd4 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… Continue reading More Inspiration

Inspiration

Appreciating our anatomy

Hope this picture doesn't gross anyone out-- I thought it was stunning.  I'm all about cultivating a sense of appreciation for how amazingly intricate our bodies are.  I also love creative works that convey this sense of wonder in an artistic way. I found this picture at the Facebook group I fucking love science... I… Continue reading Appreciating our anatomy

My Story

30 is looming closer and closer: How should I move forward with my career?

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. … Continue reading 30 is looming closer and closer: How should I move forward with my career?

Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia

Don’t worry! You can still get help, even if you can’t find a doctor who treats fibromyalgia.

For years I thought I needed to find a doctor to diagnose me with and treat me for fibromyalgia.  I sought out various pain specialists; physiatrists and anesthesiologists, the heads of departments.  Some of them even listed fibromyalgia among their clinical interests, which I thought was sure to be a good sign. Yet every time… Continue reading Don’t worry! You can still get help, even if you can’t find a doctor who treats fibromyalgia.

Interesting Articles, Treatment Approaches

Ugh… way too true

I just found this really great article that cut close to home.  It's about the tricks people use to con others into thinking they've got some great new alternative healing method.  I hate to admit it, but over the years I've definitely been taken in by some of the tricks the author lists here.  Looking… Continue reading Ugh… way too true