I’m a people-person and I enjoy talking with the therapists and assistants, so physical therapy has actually been fun. The young professionals in there were born in the early 1990’s. Let that sink in for a moment. While I was working my first job as a holiday helper during the seasonal rush at a local …Continue reading "Getting buzzed"
This here Hashimoto’s stuff is a bag of tricks, right?! -Itis this, and -itis that. That suffix means inflammation. I am inflamed. All the more reason for me to be prepping for the Autoimmune Protocol I’m beginning in September. I’ll get the kids settled into school, and begin carving out time to remedy some of …Continue reading "One Hundred Days with Hashimoto’s. Day 13: Policeman’s Heel"
A moment of serenity suds. Soaking in the silence. Dunk my head under the surface. Hear the muffled house sounds And whooshing breath of peace. Feel the warm water hug joints Sore from chasing children Sore from chasing healing This. Feels. Nice. Mom you give the best gift: watching the children while I soaked in a …Continue reading "One Hundred Days with Hashimoto’s. Day 12: Birthday Bubbles of Bliss"
August 14, 2016 This evening’s walk was as sweet as candy. Cooler air invited me to try again, my bones asking for it while the heat subsided. What a nice night to savor a push of the stroller through the neighborhood. I am celebrating a 1.5 mile walk! My husband asked me to carry my …Continue reading "One Hundred Days with Hashimoto’s. Day 11: Cool Evening Walk"
Hey guys, long time since I wrote! Reason: tendonitis and bursitis in both knees, diagnosed a few weeks ago by our family M.D. Turns out that going from zero to sixty postpartum is not good for thirty-something year old joints. My schedule was something like this: 6-weeks postpartum: 7-minute workouts, light. 8-weeks postpartum …Continue reading "Abs are made in the kitchen"