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HEALTH JOURNEY LIFE WITH ME TRAVEL

listen to your body

Ready to get back to adventuring. My feet are missing my hiking boots so much! Whenever I get sick with a virus or infection it always takes my body a little bit longer to be back at full speed…

HEALTH JOURNEY LIFE WITH ME

strength comes in many forms

Strength comes in many forms. ⁣ I just finished watching the @hbo documentary @anyoneofusfilm. It takes you pro mountain biker @paulbasmtb journey alongside sharing the stories of seventeen others who have faced spinal cord injuries. ⁣ ⁣ The documentary begins with Basagoitia recording himself…

HEALTH JOURNEY LIFE WITH ME YOGA

HAVING AN AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

Yesterday I was starting to feel better. Today I feel worse. This is one of the many frustrations with autoimmune diseases. A virus that might bring someone who doesn’t battle with their health down for a day can take…

HEALTH JOURNEY LIFE WITH ME

MELASMA

Lately even though my health is doing so much better I have found myself a bit frustrated with the melasma on my face. Melasma is a condition in which brown patches appear on the face due to hormonal changes.…

HEALTH JOURNEY LIFE WITH ME TRAVEL YOGA

INCREDIBLE SHIFT WITH MY HEALTH

There has been just a huge & incredible shift with my health. I’m no longer thinking “Will I be able to do this?”. Instead I’m thinking without any hesitation “I can do this”. I’ve never felt so strong 🙏@astralfootwear #naturefirst…

HEALTH JOURNEY LIFE WITH ME

SIX YEARS AGO I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS

Six years ago I was diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis, chronic painful bladder, with lesions.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣Six years ago I was at my absolute sickest.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣I could barely walk.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ My parents had to help me in & out of bed.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ My…

HEALTH JOURNEY LIFE WITH ME TRAVEL YOGA

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…