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Posted by Adeana on September 18, 2017

Understanding and Respecting Chronic Illness:

  Do you ever feel like people on the outside really don’t understand your chronic illness.  That they can’t fathom that the foreign word you’ve uttered to them might mean utter devastation to the life you once knew?  I can’t tell you how many conversations I’ve had which go something like this:   Them: “Heeeey, …Read More….

Posted by Adeana on July 31, 2017

Chronic illness tip: Remind yourself how far you’ve come!

Chronic illness tip:  Remind yourself how far you’ve come!   Sometimes we need to remind ourselves of just how far we’ve come!  Especially when we’ve allowed our inner bitch to rant and rave at our so-called shortcomings for too long.     A year ago I was pumping countless pharmaceuticals into my body. Thinking that …Read More….

Posted by Adeana on July 26, 2017

Your five-a-day and your Health.

Your five-a-day and your Health.   It’s all very simple, yet we are all (mostly) guilty of living a provincial existence. At least to some extent, where true nutrition was concerned, I definitely was. Until, something like Fibro knocks you on your ass (as it did me) and gives you a massive wake up call …Read More….

Posted by Adeana on June 23, 2017

Nutritional Healing.

Nutritional healing:   I guess you could say that it all started for me in early 2016.  That’s when I first started researching the use of nutrition to heal.  Thinking that I couldn’t even consider doing something as drastic as plant-based, I started focusing on all the information out there regarding added sugar.  I was finding literature …Read More….

Posted by Adeana on June 19, 2017

Clean eating for chronic illness

Clean Eating for Chronic Illness. Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food –Hippocrates Before I start delving into my journey, I want to cover some of the basics. Some of the blindingly obvious truths about our typical western diet and lifestyle that have completely changed the way I feed my body.   …Read More….

Posted by Adeana on May 21, 2017

Chronic illness tip: Cut out Caffeine

Here goes…I’m prepared for the fact that this post will undoubtedly divide the nation. Don’t worry; I was once where you are. Protesting those ‘caffeine dissing’ nut-bags. You see, I’ve always known that there are clear benefits to the occasional brew, more so when it’s high quality, fresh and organic. No brainer right? There’s even …Read More….

Posted by Adeana on May 19, 2017

Social Media Masks

You don’t have to have a chronic illness, for the worlds perception of you, particularly through social media, to be seen through rose tinted glasses.   Some truths.   So it’s 11am on a dull and chilly Friday morning. I’m dressed, but not in a socially acceptable form. I threw on what I had on …Read More….

Posted by Adeana on May 13, 2017

Fibromyalgia and your Microbiome

    As chronic suffers, I think we can all agree that we are continuously and tirelessly searching for an answer to cure what ails us. Unfortunately for so many of us, a medical cure is yet to be found. So techniques of management and improving our quality of life, more our ability to live …Read More….

Posted by Adeana on May 12, 2017

Feel it to Heal it!

  Write about what you know…   You here that a lot, write about what you know, share your knowledge. I don’t claim to know a lot, because I don’t. I’m less about what I know and more about what I feel.   I feel there’s more to life than the restraints of our known …Read More….

Posted by Adeana on April 25, 2017

Finding your Purpose in the Fog

“These things happened for you, not to you!” Light is the new Black, Rebecca Campbell.   Ok so I’ve had a very recent realization. I’m actually listening to my body. All this time I’ve been punishing myself for the things I can’t do when in fact I’ve actually been becoming more in tune with the …Read More….