This weekend was a doozy. I have been lucky in that I haven’t had a migraine in almost two weeks now, but it made up for it this past weekend. Thursday at karate we did Bo Staff and apparently that irritated my neck muscles. I also fell asleep without wearing my mouth guard. Friday morning […]Read more "Pushing Through the Bad Days"
I recently went to a massage therapist in hopes of relieving some of my TMJ pain. I’ve had massages before, and always left the place feeling no different at all. I’ve had 30, 60, and 90 minute massages, but still never felt relaxed or like any muscle tension had been released. I found a new therapist […]Read more "Massage the Pain Away"
This past Saturday I did something that I’ve been wanting to do for a long time – the Spartan race. I would continually chicken out because I never would train, or told myself I simply couldn’t do it. Well, two weeks ago, I bit the bullet and paid my entry fee, there was no backing out […]Read more "This Is Sparta!"
If you are like me and have social anxieties and stress out over EVERYTHING, you’ve probably tried just about everything to relax and de-stress any situation you’re in. Just the thought of going to a social event can give me a migraine – and I have enough of those already. In my quest to be […]Read more "Chilling Out Naturally with Monq"
In my journey to a pain free life, I knew that I needed to strengthen my muscles in order to better stabilize my body. A strong core will help in having better posture while at work, and make you feel better in general. My problem is, and has always been, that when I workout, I […]Read more "Geeky Workouts: There’s an App for That"
My visit to the Chiropractor Friday afternoon was truly a much-needed experience. I’ve been to chiropractors before, but I must say, Dr Rana truly is amazing. She sat down with me and went over the reason for my visit; which I summed up as “I want to get rid of my migraines and neck/shoulder pain.” […]Read more "Finding Balance: The Chiropractor"
I originally started this blog to document my journey in getting back to nature. I wanted to try a holistic approach to my health… but I fell off the wagon. Stress and anxiety took over. I needed to discover what went wrong? Where did my issues start? And then it came to me… I had […]Read more "A Journey to Find Balance"