Appointment with Surgeon

So, last week I was at Chiro. And we were treating my knee. And it had been an ongoing discussion for weeks but finally we thought it would be time to see the Surgeon for my knee. Now. My chiropractor called to get the appointment. And they had an opening the following day at 2:45….

Hosting someone with Chronic Illness over the Family.

I recently did a Blog Post about; Holiday Advice not to Flare a Chronic Illness. Well, now if you are hosting someone with Chronic Pain or Chronic Illness, I am going to give you some tips on how to handle those who are suffering. If the person cannot stay long, or have to cancel last…

Hashimoto’s Disease

I was getting ready to write a chapter of a book. And I had to learn about Hashimoto’s Disease. So at the same time, I will use this time to inform you guys about this disease. Hashimoto’s Disease is related to the thyroids and having an under active thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is tested…

Holiday Advice not to Flare a Chronic Illness

  So, I am detouring away a little from my regular advice and stories. I am going to give advice on how NOT to flare your Chronic Illness during the Holidays. So here we go; Use a checklist.  Make everything you need to do a priority. And find out what the max time you can…

Accidental Caffeine Attack

So 8/12/2019 – I am not sure what happened. But I think I somehow ingested caffeine. Or something with coffee in it. While I know I have the allergy I am not quite sure what exactly of the two it is, or if it is both. But after yesterday’s reaction I am leaning more towards…

Aquagenic Urticaria

So this post, will go under the unknown conditions. Which is something, I am using to inform my readers about on unknown medical conditions. Aquagenic Urticaria. What is it? Well, it is a rare disease. It is an allergic reaction when someone comes into contact with water. It does not matter if the water is…

Competition Number 6

November 30th, 2019 was the 6th competition of my season. And the fourth and final one in the 4 in a row series. There remains one competition (the 13th-15th) before I have a month off. And let me tell you I could not be happier to have nearly two weeks off to heal my mind and…

Rehabbing Injuries-

As everyone knows, I am rehabbing a Spine Injury and a Right Meniscal Knee Injury So, while I have still been on the ice and training (maybe not entirely with doctors approval) I have been careful. Over the past week or so. Since the last competition I have realized that I am losing a lot of…

Avoiding Burnout

  I have been close to having another Burnout. And for some reason it is always at the same(ish) times of the year. September/October and goes a bit into November. Now. I was able to control this one. And I lasted a lot longer then I would have thought. I was so tired. But I…

Two weeks of Insomnia

These past two weeks, since I have been off of work. I have thrown my entire body off schedule. I never realized how important my schedule was until these last two weeks off. I used to be in bed by 9pm every night and asleep almost right away. Also woke up early and followed a…

Knee Injury Update

It has been 3 months since the MRI on my right knee. For those who don’t know the results. You can read about them here. Basically Torn Meniscus. I have been getting treatment for it. Including Chiro/Physiotherapy and stretching it and trying to rehabilitate it. However, there is not much progress. I cannot stand long…

November 23rd, 2019 Competition

Competition Number 5 was on November 23rd, 2019. This time my (dance) coach and I headed out to the middle of nowhere to get a second opinion. It was in Farnham. So legit an arena in the middle of the bush. Now, this week. I have been having severe pain with my knees. While I…