My Ankylosing Spondylitis Video Diary – Understanding Our Own Stories About Pain, and Why Cultivating Flow State is Important for People with AS

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

How to Release the Grip of Grief and Sadness and Elbow Falls After the Flood

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

My Ankylosing Spondylitis Journey – Understanding Energy and Dispositions and Our Pasts.

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.

I am a Mom Diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis after Having a Baby.

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.