Photo by Ava Sol on Unsplash Growing up when it came to my period I hated everything about it. I got extremely bad cramps, would miss school almost every month when it came, I would cry not from the PMS but just the pain of it and I really couldn't stand having to do any physical activity. For… Continue reading Dieting, Exercise & Your Period.
Fibromyalgia is defined as a neurological disorder, which causes widespread musculoskeletal pain. It impacts the Central Nervous System, which impacts the body physically, emotionally, and mentally. According to research, fibromyalgia causes the brain to process pain/nerve signals differently. Fibromyalgia causes extreme fatigue, inconsistency in sleep patterns, fibro fog (loss of memory), and mood swings. The pain… Continue reading Fibromyalgia: More than the Eyes See
Photo by Dane Wetton on Unsplash How many times have you purchased a gym membership for the year and had to end up canceling it because you only found yourself there once out of the 6 months you've had it? How many times have you actually told yourself you were going to purchase a membership but never got… Continue reading The Gym, You Don’t Need It!
The scale, it's not a girl's best friend but more like the girl across the hall that gave you dirty looks and made up rumors about you in school. It's legit my worst enemy, yet I can't help but go back to it hoping it will stop deceiving me. I know, I hear it all… Continue reading My Weight Loss Battle
When I was younger I got made fun of constantly for being skinny. I was called a giraffe and boys would say things like "look at those mosquito bites" referring to my non existent boobs and "save some for the other trees" when I would drink from the water fountain. Most of my friends developed early… Continue reading My Body
Hey ya'll! It is finally Friday and I am so happy. This week was a very productive one and I feel like I've been putting in work. As we speak I am walking down the dog trail at the San Leandro Marina. I want to get out of the habit of laying down in my… Continue reading Maybe There is Hope