It creeps and crawls. It slowly chokes me. This anxiety. Especially when I’m alone. In somebody’s company, however, I am pleasantly distracted and feel uplifted. There is a clear reason why I feel this way: a prescription adjustment. Four weeks ago a very tangible shift occurred after my doctor switched me from 125 to …Continue reading "Morning pages"
Let’s talk about orthopedic supports! Okay, okay, take your seats everyone. I know this is an absolutely riveting subject! Got pain? Brace yourself. Here are the products that’ve helped me with chronic joint pain: I really like the ACE Plantar Fasciitis sleep support brace for nighttime. It has a hard shinguard-type panel on the front that …Continue reading "Brace Yourself"
Summertime adventures can heighten our children’s excitement. Stepping into their shoes, I can vividly remember the same restless anticipation of a family trip. Our destination, come August, was always to the shore. The four of us. As an auburn haired little girl I wore sundresses and jelly shoes. A multicolored blinking sun visor that we bought on …Continue reading "One Hundred Days with Hashimoto’s. Day 5: Making the most of it."
Can that time really be 6 years ago? Look at her, she’s a sweet treasure to me. What a joy to my heart. My kids are an eternal blessing. That was the very last time I felt truly healthy and comfortable in my own body, captured in that photograph. I had been working with my …Continue reading "One Hundred Days with Hashimoto’s. Day 3: Reclaiming the magic"