Tag Archive | treatment for chronic pain

My ViSalus Challenge Week 5 – Anger

Week 5: Living in constant fear of pain that once left me bed ridden is starting to take control–even as I push past boundaries. The Type A personality that put me in bed, and got me out of bed, is pushing me back again. A normal week for most. I was out much of week […]

Pity Party No More: Conversation with Krissy – Living with Fibromyalgia

With each encounter of an inspirational woman Living II (living with invisible illness), I grow stronger.  I learn something from each and every interaction.  The connection with so many powerful women Living II is an honor I could never have dreamed of receiving just a short time ago. I e-met Krissy Dawson through a mutual […]

Living II: My ViSalus Challenge Week 3 – Intention

Week 3: I had many good intentions this week, but several of them did not materialize.  The tracking of my calories and timing of meals was a mess.  This week I could not help be reminded of my intentions when I weighed in, fearful of the result.  Well, here we go…last week I weighed 159.2.  […]

The Hot Bath – The Roman’s Health Invention

Has your doctor ever prescribed a hot bath for pain and aches? The hot bath was one of the greatest Roman natural health inventions. I know what you’re thinking, “Who has time for a bath? We just don’t get enough time to just stop, relax, and recover.” I get it, but when you’re in pain, […]

Pity Party No More: Oops, I Did it Again (Damn Fibromyalgia)

Yesterday…..The end of a busy day for me. I broke all of my rules in one day. I had 3 appointments and 2 conference calls. From 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. I was running about town taking care of the things that needed taking care of.  All the while knowing more than likely I would […]

Destination Spotlight: Las Vegas Baby, Here We Come!

I first fell in love with Las Vegas when I went on my honeymoon in 1993.  Since then I have returned more times that I can count on my fingers and toes.  When I speak to people about Las Vegas who have never been before, they usually say “I don’t like gambling.”  My response…”you don’t […]

Travel Tip: What to Take for a Day at the Beach

Moving from Chicago, Illinois to Orlando, Florida really gave me a new appreciation for sunny HHHOOOTTTT summer days.   Every summer, as we head out to enjoy the sand and sun at the ocean, in either Cocoa Beach (about a 40 minute drive from Orlando) or Daytona Beach (about an hour and 40 minute drive), […]