Cloudy With A Chance Of Achy Joints

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I posted this picture on Instagram with the caption: Today’s productivity brought to you by: @doterra Deep Blue, Citrus Bliss & #Turmeric! Why? Because it was a rainy, 60-degree day in January here in Pittsburgh. Today’s productivity has been brought … Read More

2016: A Fantastic Year In Review

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This year has been an interesting year. I’ve had some really high highs, and then I’ve had some struggles along the way. But, when you really put it all into perspective, this year was fantastic. I became a God Mother, … Read More

The Ultimate 2016 Yoga Playlist

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Spotify creates a playlist of your top 101 songs that you played throughout the year. I listen to my Spotify during the day but find that I end up listening a lot to my yoga playlists because they’re calming and … Read More

4 Ways To Keep Your Stress in Check During the Holidays

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Living the #ChronicLife is a 24/7/365 job. Unfortunately, our conditions don’t take a break during the holiday season. So how do I help manage my psoriatic arthritis during the holidays? Here are 4 resources for you!   1. 10 Tips … Read More

Psoriatic Arthritis Concerns: “Arthritis Hands”

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This year I was privileged with the opportunity to attend the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting in DC with The International Foundation of Autoimmune Arthritis. For 3 days, we Facebook Live’d interviews with researchers and non-profits. It was pretty … Read More

Day In The Life #ChronicLife

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There isn’t a day that goes by that I do not have to modify something because of my psoriatic arthritis. I’m always watching what I eat, what I do, what I don’t do, and modifying my behaviors to ensure that … Read More

Happy Thanksgiving 2016

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Every year in November, we stop to give thanks for all of the things that are important to us. It’s almost like a forced gratefulness party. I often feel like my acupuncture sessions are forced relaxation. In a good way! … Read More

Fall Foods That Fight Inflammation

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This summer I ate a lot of raw foods. After doing a raw vegan challenge to kick off my summer (read about it here!), I found that I felt amazing when I focused on eating foods in their natural, raw … Read More

Exercises For Autoimmune Arthritis Hand Pain & Stiffness

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Hand pain and stiffness is something that I experience on a regular basis now a days. And it sucks. Seriously, sucks. It starts with hand pain and stiffness, then moves up my arm to a tingly forearm and can get … Read More

Dear Julie – An AVN Diagnosis Letter

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Avascular Necrosis. WTF?! Like, what the hell. I didn’t even know bone could DIE?! THAT’S A THING?! WHATTTT!? For the past few months, you KNEW something was wrong. Something was off. There was no reason you should have been in … Read More

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