Athlete’s Schedule with Health Problems

So this has been my newest challenge and let me tell you, unlike some other years this year has become a scheduling nightmare. Here is why. My main training location (Les 4Glaces in Brossard, Quebec) has been shut down. This creates my first problem. While I am trying to get better, follow what all my…

Long day at the Hospital

May 27th, 2019 – I went to a hospital, one where I am being followed by several doctors. Today’s appointment was the rheumatology clinic. My appointment was around 2:30, the doctor was slightly late, nothing later then 10 minutes. But out of all the times he has been on time or early this was nowhere…

Chronic Exhaustion

So these past few days I have been dying of exhaustion. Like I don’t think it is possible to be any more tired then I already am. Now here is the thing. There is one problem. NOTHING HAS CHANGED. My schedule has remained roughly the same. Maybe a few changes here and there but nothing…

Health Related Questions

So as I am being more active with this site, I would like to know some things from the readers. What do you want to read more of? Fibromyalgia Endometriosis Ankylosing Spondylitis Osteoarthritis Overactive Bladder Getting through days Tips that may help in life Injuries Exercise Programs Nutrition Programs Relationships and chronic illness/pain Baetolotti Syndrome…

Moving around while in pain.

This morning (20/05/2019) I woke up in crippling pain. Just standing on my two feet hurt enough for me to fall over. The pain is more in my spine, but for some reason goes all the way down into my legs and heels. I have been grabbing onto furniture in order to move around the…

Low Iron Levels/Anemia

Years ago, I went Vegetarian…With some complications I was not following the Vegetarian diet for long. In that timeframe, is when I realized overall I had some Iron Level issues. Even years later-to today, depending on the time of the month my iron levels drop. The last two years especially, my periods have been so…

Vision Health

As some of you may know, May is also Vision Health Awareness Month. Now, I don’t know a lot about vision, therefor this post will be very short. But I do want to raise some awareness and I want to give you some insight on it. Some of you may know I am supposed to…

Update on Living with Ankylosing Spondylitis

May is an Awareness Month for Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS). I was diagnosed with this a few years ago when images showed a wear-and-tear in my spine. I have been getting all sorts of treatments just to manage the pain. Some of which worked (Injections) and others that have not worked (Humira). I have had 7…

Update on Living with Fibromyalgia

May 12th is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. I have been living with Fibromyalgia since 2014 when it was first diagnosed. Over the years I have started to learn how to live with it and thought I would share some of the things that have happened over the years and the tips that have helped me. I…

Learning About Myself

So, to conclude Mental Health Awareness Week (Even though we should be following through on this daily). I wanted to give you guys a follow-up on some things I have went through, how they are impacting my mental health and what I am doing to fix them.  First thing, I realized about a year ago…

Mental Health Writing Exercises

A few weeks ago I went through a really dark phase. One that I needed to open up to a few close friends in order to find myself help. In that time I was also given exercises in order to work my brain and try to clear out some thoughts. So I want to post…

Chronic Pain and Mental Health

  Chronic Pain takes a toll on the body. However it takes a toll on the mental aspect as well. So not only are you in pain, and suffering other related symptoms to your illness. You start to suffer mental symptoms as well. Now, to be clear, it won’t be everyday that the symptoms appear….