Dear Pooja, Read this when there is minimum brain fog and your muscles are allowing you to smile. I remember you as the chubby cherub in the hills, the no-physical activity kid who used to live in some parallel reality of books and colors. I remember you as the sickly child who would always catch… Continue reading A Letter to the Warrior Woman I have become by Pooja Priyamvada
Spoonie. No, this does not mean they love spoons to the point they hoard them.
Depression occurs in phases. I battled depression for three years having had a very disturbed childhood. “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” ― Laurell K. Hamilton My parents didn't get along. My mother and I never had a normal relationship, as it should… Continue reading Battling Demons – Inside Out
My brother and I have an amazing relationship since childhood. I was one year and four months old when he was born and it is the best day of my life till now. I guess my parents gave me the best gift ever. I was over protective about him always. He was my best friend… Continue reading Rakshabandhan Special : My little brother grew up!
About the Book Women today not only deserve but should expect a pain-free, active lifestyle, no matter their age, no matter their previous experience. In his famed San Diego clinic, Pete Egoscue has taught women of all ages and from all walks of life how to use the Egoscue Method for safe, effective, and permanent… Continue reading Book Review: Pain Free for Women – The Revolutionary Program for Ending Chronic Pain by Pete Egoscue with Roger Gittines
Dealing with chronic illness is eye opener is many ways. It's been five years I was diagnosed with Hashimoto and every day since then has been a new lesson in itself. Be it physically, mentally or emotionally - there are new surprises awaiting me every morning. Some good, some bad but all important nevertheless. So today,… Continue reading 5 things I learnt in 5 years of dealing with chronic illness
Who doesn't like celebrations, those claps and being appreciated once in a while. Since childhood we are used to waiting for such moments and cherish them in our own ways. But if despite being young, you are someone who has been dealing with physical and mental health issues for years now, this may not happen… Continue reading Celebrating little victories..
Think of pain as a friend. A terrible, toxic friend. Who shows up uninvited, burrows into your life. You can't ask him for help. You can't expect him to understand you and your problems. You're just fundamentally dissimilar. But stuck together, like a buddy cop movie no one asked for. This friend will take up… Continue reading Description of Pain by a Lupus fighter.
Meditation is one of the most powerful tools for dealing with stress and stress induced ailments. It not only ensures a calm and peaceful mind, it also helps you in sleeping peacefully at night which in turns leads to a healthy life. Aided with aromatherapy this is one thing I cannot recommend enough to one… Continue reading Recommended Guided Meditations to Help You Heal
A year ago, this day, my eyes were opened to how petty my problems were, and how ignorant an educated idiot I was. Or maybe I was not to be blamed entirely. For no one and no institute ever brought into focus, anything about Chronic Pain. So, naturally, it was quite tough for me to… Continue reading Dear friend, I’m getting there, and I believe you!