How to not compare yourself to others

October Quote: Don’t compare yourself to others

“Don’t compare your life to others. There’s no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it’s their time.” — Cassey Ho It’s so hard to not compare yourself to others, isn’t it? Especially when you are chronically ill. You may see healthy people and envy them, or…

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6 Exercises to Strengthen Weak Glutes and Hips

New workout coming at ya! Since July, I’ve been dealing with a relapse of chronic hip bursitis. If you’re also no stranger to hip pain, then you know how awful it is to live with. BUT, at physical therapy, I learned some exercises to strengthen weak glutes and hips, which…

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believe in yourself

September Quote: Believing in yourself

Hey everyone! Can you believe how fast August came and went? Between moving to a new apartment, settling in, and making a visit back to Upstate New York for some doctor’s appointments, August just slipped away. (Yes, I’ve been listening to Folklore too much.) Speaking of believing things, this September…

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Ginger Miso Chicken and Broccoli Stir-fry

Miso Ginger Chicken & Broccoli Stir-Fry

This week I decided to share a healthy dinner recipe since it’s been a while! So what’s on the menu? It’s a miso ginger chicken and broccoli stir-fry! And guess what? It only requires a few ingredients, so it’s very easy to make. No headaches with this dinner recipe!  But…

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how to relieve POTS symptoms in a flare

How to Relieve POTS Flare Up Symptoms

If you have POTS, then you know how awful it feels to be in a POTS flare up. You’ll want to try anything to potentially relieve your symptoms and get back to feeling like yourself. Whether it’s just one day long, persists more than a week, or is seemingly constant,…

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Being more consistent

August Quote: Being more consistent

Hey everyone! Starting this month, I’m beginning an all-new series on the blog! I don’t know about you guys, but I love reading quotes. I find that scrolling through Pinterest and stumbling across new quotes is a sure-fire way to spark inspiration, motivation, and growth. Anyone else agree? Even more,…

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Health Update July 2020: MALS Diagnosis

This year has been nothing short of madness, as I’m sure you can agree. Everything that’s happened in the past six months since my last update (check-up at Cleveland Clinic) has me feeling like I’ve been dropped into another life. There have been countless changes, so many new challenges to…

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biceps, triceps, and shoulders upper body workout

Work Them Triceps, Biceps, & Shoulders Workout

Are you ready for another upper body workout?! Lately, I’ve been doing more upper body workouts because I have a touch of bursitis in my hip, and I need to give my lower body some rest until things settle down. So I came up with this upper body strength training…

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how to raise iron levels when you're deficient

How to Raise Iron Levels and Treat Deficiency

Iron is one of the 16 essential minerals the body needs to function properly. Without enough iron in your body, you can become deficient and potentially develop iron-deficiency anemia. When either scenario happens, it’s important to eat foods high in iron and take an iron supplement your body tolerates to…

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