Monday, January 26, 2015
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Whew it's been a ROUGH week and a half! My resolve has been tested over and over again, I GAINED instead of losing because I'm a "stress gainer". My body holds onto water & salt like a mizer! I've been discouraged, disgusted, downhearted, & disease blocked. BUT..... I REFUSE TO GIVE UP! Every day, sometimes through LOTS of frustration tears, I MUST move my body to help it! You say "well Coach, I just don't have it in me today".... and I GET it. I do. But, I can't let you stay there. The more we don't move, the worse our pain gets. Even if it's walking a lap or a few laps around your living room....you' ve GOT to move that body! If you're bed ridden, try moving your arms & legs in some creative way. Honest to goodness there have been times when rocking back & forth on my side in the fetal position has been what I could do at the time. It IS hard....it DOES suck sometimes....but keep fighting! This is YOUR life, NOT fibro's life.
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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Friday, August 8, 2014
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
LOVE MY E&E!!!! Today's workout was amazing!!
Having a medium pain day which means more energy in the bank to do extra activities! YAY!
I love the nutrients in E&E because of the support they give me to exercise more efficiently.
It's one of my MOST important #Fibrocombat tools!
Mssg me for info & details. *High Five!*
This is about YOU and all the things that stand in front of you DARING you to knock them down!
Well......GET TO IT!
#fightforyourqualityoflife #makeithappen #keepmoving #dontquit #eatingclean #eattowin #fitness #fibrocombat
#chronicpain #allodynia #youarenotalone #fittofight #ilovecoaching #beachbody #inthistogether
Saturday, July 26, 2014
I'm having a super crappy fight with Fibro and Allodynia these last 2 days.
I had my aunt who is a #fibrocombat warrior contact me today with a question on cloudy days. Here is what I shared:
"Yep, same here. The barometric pressure changes cause the actual air pressure around the human body to change. For people with chronic pain challenges such as arthritis, Lupus, MS, Fibromyalgia, and many more...the change in weather can intensify their symptoms. That's one reason I HATE to fly. The airpressure in the plane is like being squeezed by a boa constrictor. My legs and feet usually swell so badly. I've learned to wear compression socks to fight that. Some tips are: IF your Dr. approves it and it's safe to then take a 2nd dose of your pain meds, alternate heat & cold to particularly painful areas, and as crazy as this sounds TRY to make yourself cry. The chemicals released in the brain actually help alleviate pain in the body when we cry. I will usually make specific time to have a few minutes to 1/2 an hour to let myself have a good cry. Afterward I can literally feel a "wash" of release come over my muscles & joints and I can manage a little better. Love you!"