Hi everyone, I am sharing the Vlogs that I record on Youtube here on my blog, a well. This Video covers a few things that have been on my mind lately. -Understanding WHY AS came to me (beyond genes) -Why cultivating flow state is *very* helpful if you have ankylosing spondylitis -Uncovering your own personal… Read More My Ankylosing Spondylitis Video Diary – Understanding Our Own Stories About Pain, and Why Cultivating Flow State is Important for People with AS
On the weekend my husband, kids and I took a family friend out to see Bragg Creek and Elbow Falls. It was a brilliant day out, filled with nature exploring and the joy inherent in watching people experience Kananaskis country for the first time. With tired toddlers and growling stomachs, we decided to make one… Read More How to Release the Grip of Grief and Sadness and Elbow Falls After the Flood
One of the podcasts I have been listening to as I begin my journey of understanding and addressing my Ankylosing Spondylitis disease and symptoms (I am in a bad flare at present) is the AS Natural Health Podcast with Michael Eisner which has been a wonderful resource. There are 22 episodes available. When I… Read More My Favourite Resources for Ankylosing Spondylitis
Today I wanted to share one of the models I use on myself (and clients) to get unstuck, and out of funks. It is a beautifully simple yet profound model. The visual image of a spiral is important, because one of the most important parts of climbing out of a funk, is knowing when you… Read More How to Get Yourself out of a Funk or Climb out of a Downward Spiral.
A mom of 3, recently diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis. What to do in the first days of diagnosis? … Read More What to Do When You Are First Diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis, Healing Ankylosing Spondylitis, Ankylosing Spondylitis Remission.
Recently I was diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis, but it was a long time coming and is but a small stage in my interesting journey understanding health (in all senses of the word) and pursuing vitality. With my diagnosis I’ve been turning my coaching eye onto myself and so many things are connecting for me right… Read More My Ankylosing Spondylitis Journey – Understanding Energy and Dispositions and Our Pasts.
Last week, ten years of questions and confusion around my back pain were finally resolved, and all of the “hot spots” in my body (that were seemingly unrelated) all came together. I was diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis (though I do still have herniations and injuries from a car accident.) It explained SO.MUCH.IN.MY.LIFE. Particularly the crushing… Read More I am a Mom Diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis after Having a Baby.