After three back surgeries I can honestly say that I haven't taken a single pain pill. My doctors told me it wouldn't be possible but there is not greater motivation than the desire to prove someone wrong. Even the nurses pleaded with me to take the medication on their regimented medication plans but I wouldn't budge. This wasn't because I was "too tough" for medication but because I knew I could find a healthier way … Continue reading What happens when you combines cuss words with yoga?
(Two minute read about the hazards of multitasking!) People laugh at me because I can't walk and text. No matter how hard I try, I can't. It's like my brain stops working and I think it's hilarious. I either fall flat on my face or end up dropping my phone. It can be embarrassing when I stop walking in the middle of a busy sidewalk (or hallway at work) to answer a text because people … Continue reading Warning: Stop multitasking and watch what happens…
(two minute read about identifying your purpose in life) Well, what's the answer to this riddle? What is the easiest question to answer as a kid but one that only get's harder as we grow older? Any takers? The answer is what I call The Golden Question: What do you want to do be when you grow up? Do you agree? How was this question so easy to answer when we were six years old … Continue reading What’s the easiest question to answer as a kid but only get’s harder as we grow older?
If I have learned one thing from living with chronic pain everyday, it's that we live in a world where irritability and frustration often comes easier than happiness. It seems easier to notice the things that upset us most in life than to appreciate those things that truly make us smile.... But I am here to tell you that there is still hope! I truly believe that the best way to fight back against anger, … Continue reading The best way to help you deal with stress….
One of the biggest distractions in life is the constant desire for something more. It's easy to forget how special today is in the development of a better tomorrow. Wanting to make your future brighter doesn't have to be a bad thing, but we can't allow ourselves to forget how hard we worked to get where we are today. If you are anything like me, you've spent the darker days of your life thus far … Continue reading Don’t forget what you wished for yesterday.