Man, this food was so, so good ☺️ Thanks for helping me prepare it @georgiatangvaldmay 💕 I had this idea to make some zucchini noodles and then was just inspired to be creative with it and it turned out delicious. If you’re interested...
Sautéed onions & halved cherry tomatoes
Sesame seed oil
Alright, so about my day. I woke up late in the afternoon, because I stayed up till like 4am talking with my mom. Then I took a shower and tidied up my room a bit. Amazingly it got up to 80 degrees Fahrenheit, which is like summer here 😂😅 and I think the improvement in weather helped me to feel better. I was able to get some fresh air and kinda ground myself 💜
I’d say it’s been a good pain day, I call it a win that I was able to do as much as I did today. Making this delicious meal, tidying my room, walking around a lot outside, and taking a shower. I’m really grateful for days like this 💕
How are you today? 💜
I hope this doesn't last. I've always been an early bird even with endo I can't seem to have a lie in, my body clock just wakes me up. But recently there's been a few times my alarm has had to wake me up, today being one of those days. It really throws me out, I'm exhausted, need the weekend to hurry up! #endosisters#endometriosis#chronicpain#fatigue
Multiple Sclerosis is the most common neurological disease leading to disability in young adults
@bobburnquist [FL] A falta de regulamentação da cannabis medicinal no Brasil tem fomentado cada vez mais a discussão a respeito do tema em diversos segmentos da sociedade... Eu mesmo, toda terça, me proponho a bater nessa tecla aqui nas redes. Já temos uma série de associações no país abraçando a causa, projeto de lei em trâmite no Senado, além de incontáveis personas, cientistas, políticos e até religiosos que já se declararam favoráveis. Pesquisa divulgada no final de 2018 mostrou que mais da metade do atual Congresso é a favor da regulamentação e até um conhecido padre da Zona Leste de SP (Ticão) declarou recentemente, segundo a mídia, que: “Não vou dizer que Deus é maconheiro. Mas ele é cannabista". O problema é que essa questão já vem se arrastando há muito tempo... E a Saúde têm pressa... Desde 2006, já temos a Lei 11.343, que prevê a "regulamentação da cultura e a colheita da planta exclusivamente para fins medicinais ou científicos, mediante fiscalização”. Mas os órgãos responsáveis ao longo de todos esses anos não avançaram com o assunto. A falta de regulamentação vem inibindo as pesquisas científicas que poderiam ajudar ainda mais no trato da epilepsia, Parkinson, câncer, depressão, dor crônica, entre dezenas de outras, além de dificultar e encarecer o acesso a compostos de qualidade para o tratamento da saúde de milhões de brasileiros. #bobburnquist#saude#cannabismedicinal#Canabidiol#THC#Anvisa#CBD#health#medicalmarijuana#maconhamedicinal#cannabis2019#cannabiscommunity#cannabiscures#cannabisheals#cannabisoil#chronicpain#cbdoil#opioidcrisis#opioidaddiction#PLS514
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I'm the biggest I have ever been in my life by a decent margin - having gained about 30 pounds in the last 7 months - and that is taking some work to process. That being said I still have work to do in my recovery process. I'm also probably the weakest I have ever been physically speaking, dealing with chronic pain and having been on exercise restriction for 5 of the last 7 months. I have now started physical therapy for my back and shin splints which we have determined are both issues caused by my hips not being strong enough. Funny how that works, the things I am always trying to hide because of gender dysphoria are causing me all this physical pain. If anything my eating disorder recovery process only continues to illuminate how all of my mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual worlds are intricately connected and each have the ability to deeply impact the others (for better or worse). Which I think is cool but also terrifying. Anyway, that's all. It's a full moon and Wallace and I had fun outside tonight. #eatingdisorderrecovery#mentalhealth#genderdysphoria#physicaltherapy#chronicpain#depression#trans#queer
It’s #autoimmuneawarenessmonth and I’m here to drop some fun facts bit by bit for ya’ll. ⚠️50 million* Americans have an autoimmune disease! ⚠️There are 80-100 recognized autoimmune diseases (depending on source)
⚠️Once you have an autoimmune disease, it’s there for life, but it can be possible to put it into remission with a lifestyle plan. ☀️
If you walk like the tin man, are achey, fatigued, irritable, super bloated or can’t keep weight on, have abdominal pain, are depressed, have skin rashes, skin sensitivity, sensitivity to sun, are losing your hair, have unruly periods or feel like you can’t remember sh*t because of brain fog, you might have an autoimmune disease or be headed for one. 😮
Because the symptoms can be vague, doctors overlook them or dismiss them frequently. 🎯
Nearly 50% of those diagnosed were initially told it was in their head and it took an average of 4.5 years to get a diagnosis. 😐 Most spend a decade with debilitating pain in silence and don’t tell anyone. 🌈
Do not dismiss what you know doesn’t feel right or healthy. You are designed to be well. You deserve to be healthy. You deserve to put you first. ❤️
I’m Victoria Crossman. I’m a #magic and #mindset mentor who teaches womxn how to heal and cope with #depression , #anxiety , #mentalhealth , etc. using #crystals , #tarot, #essentialoils , #herbs , #meditation , #journaling , #energywork and more. I'm multi-passionate and educated in multiple modalities! .
I live with my wife and son and am also passionate about #socialjustice and intersectionality within feminism. I believe #shadowwork is vital to our growth and #spiritual experience.
I’m also an entrepreneur, speaker, musician, artist, healer, and writer with mental illness. I have Chronic Depression, #ptsd , #pmdd (Pre-Menstrual Dystrophic Disorder), and (SAD) Seasonal Affective Disorder. I also have #chronicpain due to #scoliosis , #sciatica , and herniated discs. I am comfortable with my ability to treat all of the above and make it a point to say they are not a part of my identity, but something I have.
I’ve found a spiritual path that has made it possible for me to be a functioning human being with tons of light and positivity on a more than regular basis. Through magic and mindset in addition to therapy, I’ve coped with mental illness and been able to persevere through fear and insecurity. Now I help others do the same. 💜
Wow this week has been a trainwreck™. I am on a brain herx antibiotic and I can't think straight, barely have the energy to form coherent sentences. And honestly the only reason I'm posting is because I can be concise and get out what's been going on without journalling which seems too difficult for right now.
Meds have been rocky. I recently have been barely taking my meds. Mom has been practically forcing them down my throat which I love her for because I can't make myself do it. Doing the bare minimum. I'm having to switch out from a 9mm needle set to a 6mm set on my subq infusion because it was crazy painful last week and when we called the on call pharmacist he said that for 100 pounds I should definitely no be on 9mm needles and they were probably infusing into my muscles.
I feel like I'm finally get to a point where I am allowing myself to grieve my health issues. I feel like I've always had so many types of trauma that Lyme and CVID have been left on the back burner for forever. So I cried about it some yesterday... And as much as I don't want to do that again I need to sit down and process with God sometime soon.
I am coming down with a chest cold which has been terrifying since my CVID diagnosis but since I'm on my infusion I should be fine. And weirdly enough, my toes and feet still keep swelling at night. That's what that picture of my pinky toe is of though I'm not sure if you can see the swelling in that lighting.
Anyway my brain feels so messy and this was such a brain vomit of a post but it'll all be okay. I know God is still good and this isn't the end of the world. .
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MARCH is NATIONAL KIDNEY MONTH!
EPISODE 20: SUPPORT and CHRONIC ILLNESS.
Some of the darkest moments of my life were the isolation I experienced during Stage 5 Kidney Disease. My loneliness was compounded by the inability of The Healthy to understand a world comprised of medical appointments, side effects from medications and the brutal symptoms of kidney failure.
I was disappointed and angry and turned increasingly to pills and alcohol for relief and escape from a world that was shrinking every day.
It was a long journey to get here, but today I have these tools:
1) AA: I am an active member of Alcoholics Anonymous. Calling another alcoholic to see how they are doing takes me out of my world and any self-obsession I may be spiraling into.
A phone call or text is something I can still do if I am stuck in bed.
2) SUPPORT GROUPS: I attend a monthly support group in Studio City, Ca. called Chronic Compassion Circle. It is mindfulness and discussion based. A safe place where those suffering with chronic pain & illness AND their caregivers can find understanding.
It’s important to recognize there are people who love us (caregivers) who feel isolated and broken, too.
3) RENAL SUPPORT NETWORK: This organization was founded by my hero, Lori Hartwell who has 4 kidney transplants and spent 14 years on dialysis. I have volunteered a few times for Renal Support Network. Recently, they published my story describing my experience at their annual prom for teenagers with kidney disease.
Every year Lori hosts a FREE patient awareness seminar that I had the honor of co-hosting in 2018. (See: video).
4) SOCIAL MEDIA: Love it, hate it or tolerate it, there’s no question the hashtag phenomenon has helped people with chronic illness. Find your Peeps!
We look for each other. Like each other. Follow each other. Need each other.
PRAYER: This is a very personal journey. Having a God in my life has changed my life. God has become my constant in a world of ever-changing conditions. Mine is not religious. It is yours to discover.
#kidneytransplant#chronicillness#chronicpain#supportgroup#talk#share#peeps 💚 @rsnhope
Beberapa hari saya absen tidak menulis karena kesulitan menulis dalam bahasa Inggris. Baru sekarang saya ingat ada fasilitas penerjemahan di instagram jadi saya tulis dalam bahasa Indonesia saja. Sakit hati dapat terkikis dengan rasa maklum. Maklum mereka yang berkata kasar itu tidak pernah mengalami rasa sakit yang kita alami. Maklum mungkin dulu kita pernah menyakiti mereka jadi saat kita lemah mereka membalaskan dendam mereka.
The Things My Mother Told Me: "We wanted a boy, but you were a girl. If your grandfather dies, then his blood is on your hands. You are the reason your father and I fight. Why can't you be more like your brother? You're the reason this family is falling apart. I don't have time for you right now. You owe me, because I took care of you while you were sick. Your brother can do no wrong in my eyes, but you- you're a different story. Why don't you just go cry to your father- he loves you more than me, anyway. You're a whore. You're a slut. You're a filthy bitch. You lost your virginity, and now your life is over. No man will want you. You made me spank you, and now my wrist hurts, and I'm in pain, because of you. I laughed when they said you looked like you'd lost weight and told them it was just the angle of the photo. You changed and now no one wants to be around you. You're a disgrace. You're an embarassment. You're too sensitive. You're too emotional. You're too dramatic. You're telling lies. That never happened. Why are you doing this to me? Why do you want to make me look like a bad person? Why do you hate me so much? I will hold your baby before you do once she is born. I have just as much of a right to your child as you do. You make me sick. It makes me sick to look at you. You must be pregnant with a girl, because you look like shit. You're a liar. You need mental help. You're mentally ill, and I worry for your child. You're not a boy, that's why. You're not you're brother, that's why. You broke up our family, and you broke your grandfather's heart. It's your fault. It's your fault. It's your fault.
The Thing My Mother Never Told Me: "I'm sorry." *
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This isn’t a cry for help or a post for pity, but it is a mental note to be made by me and anyone else out there struggling physically or mentally, medically or socially, out in the open, and especially for the ones suffering silently. This can be a slippery slope, a downward spiral, or maybe a marathon. You’re grieving a loss, falling out of love, getting ill, searching for a cure, or just having a hard time. A bad day turns into a miserable month; you push back at the pain and when it doesn’t go away, you push away from people; you lean in with an open heart and when it seems like nothing will come your way, you become closed off. Maybe you’re feeling helpless, maybe even hopeless. I’ve been there before, so trust me, I know this all to well. But, I also know that while the struggles are so so real, so is your strength. Read and reread, until you feel ready to rebuild. Soon, you’ll see that the setbacks made great storylines for your comeback.
Thank for sharing your story @tiffaney_snow! We’re truly appreciate the kind words.
CW Biokinetics uniform arrived today! 🎉👏 So happy with the branding! Which one is your favourite??
Research conducted at the University of Warwick indicates that chronic pain sufferers could benefit from therapy to help them sleep better.
The University of Warwick academics found that cognitive behavioural therapies (CBT) were either moderately or strongly effective in tackling insomnia in patients with long-term pain. To learn more about therapy, tap the link in our bio to learn more.
PATIENT SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK In observance of Patient Safety Awareness Week (March 10–16), our clinical staff is giving you some quick tips on how we keep patients safe at Ketamine Wellness Centers.
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