“Why are you trying to lose weight when you’re already so skinny?” This is always the first question I get when I say I practice intermittent fasting. No, I’m not trying to lose weight. I'm giving my digestive system a break and practicing self-control.
What we think, we feel. Let's look at the Mind-Body Connection.
Joint pain and fatigue are common when you have IBD. It can be so hard to motivate ourselves to exercise when we are in pain and already exhausted but exercise is so important for pain relief and improving our health.
Book review 10% Happier: How I tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works - A True Story by Dan Harris
Don't let pain keep you from the life you want.
Building a meditation practice with the Insight Timer app.
Acknowledging their pain doesn't devalue yours.
10 days of silent meditation hell! A hell I'm grateful for having gone through.
Being diagnosed with Crohn's as a child made life very difficult. Feeling like I had no one to talk to made that struggle so much harder than it needed to be.
Crohn’s disease has always been a giant obstacle in my life. I began having obvious symptoms at 7 years old. I was terrified. I was so scared that I did not tell anyone for over a year. My life since has been a blur of doctors, pills, hospital beds, IVs, intense pain, and crippling depression … Continue reading Crohn’s Disease and Yoga