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FIERCE & STRONG AF

Two things that make me feel FIERCE & STRONG AF: Hiking & Warrior Pose. This shot was taken 13 days following my Hydrodistention surgery for the treatment of my interstitial cystitis, chronic painful bladder syndrome. I hiked up this…

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SAYING FUCK TO CHRONIC PAIN!! 

SAYING FUCK TO CHRONIC PAIN!! #InterstitialCystitisAwareness 💪💚 ⁣ ⁣ Today I had my 6th Cystoscopy / Hydrodistention surgery to treat my Interstitial Cystitis, chronic painful bladder syndrome. Making this the tenth surgery last six years. Hard to believe!! The surgery went…

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FEELING BETTER!!! 😆💚

FEELING BETTER!! 😆💚 As many of you know my chronic pain flared up this past month from my hormones going completely whacky & then having a terrible period which set my chronic pain/IC/fatigue on high alert. But thank goodness…

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FIVE YEARS AGO VS NOW

5 years ago I was seeing my physical therapist 3 times a week, my gynecologist 1-3 times a week, & my urologist 1-3 times a week. Now I see each of them 1-3 times a year! 5 years ago…

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MY BATTLE SCARS

I want to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart for so many incredible well wishes for my health. It truly means the absolute world to me. I can easily say I felt so alone when I first…

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UNDERSTAND MY GI / LEAKY GUT FLARE

My GI (gastrointestinal) felt as if was tearing itself apart. After over two very exhausting hours in the bathroom I was finally able to go to bed but of course first emailing my acupuncturist with my symptoms & calling…

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MUHAHAHA LIFE MOMENT – I’M TALKING FOOD

Do you ever get what I refer to as “MUHAHAHA” life moments??? For example earlier this week I walked over to my neighborhood @wholefoods & used my @amazon prime account for some savings on my f*cking EXPENSIVE “organic, local, farm fresh” veggies &…

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RED HOUSE CAFE PACIFIC GROVE

Love Red House Cafe Pacific Grove 🙌😄💚 One of the hardest things about traveling for me is finding places I can eat at with all my health related diet restrictions. Ever since I was little with my IBD & IBS I’ve…

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Summer 2014 vs Summer 2017

Summer 2014 vs Summer 2017 Reminding myself I AM HEALING. As many of you may know I have struggled with my health for the past 5 years due to hormonal imbalances, endometriosis, kidney stones, IBS, pathogenic infections & the…

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THE GIFT OF MEDITATION

One of the greatest & most powerful gifts I have received in my life is learning, developing, & strengthening my meditation practice. My mom always tells me I’m her “Buddha baby”. I was brought into this world asleep lol…

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COUNT YOUR SPOONS

Counting my spoons today ღ ✓ Take kidney supporting herbs & my meds. ✓ Parasite cleansing with coffee enemas. ✓ Rest, Meditate, & Sleep on MediCrystal Classic Far Infrared Amethyst Professional Mat ✓ Move from bed to sofa ✓ Watch TV ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ✓ Eat: order…