Your body is here to protect you.

Hey everyone, You ever have those moments where are you come across an old college paper, journal entry, or even an old social media post that really shows you how much your thinking has changed? Today I went to re-share one of my older blog posts. It’s about how sometimes, you can have a weirdContinue reading “Your body is here to protect you.”

What my SI joint saga has taught me

Hey everyone, you may have noticed I haven’t been posting on here as much recently. A lot of life stuff has come up for me recently that I’ve had to deal with… And I realized, my SI joint saga has taught me so much.  For so long, I felt something no one else could feel,Continue reading “What my SI joint saga has taught me”

How I kept going with SI joint dysfunction

Hey everyone, So… I’m about to get real personal here. A question people often ask me is “how did you keep going?” when I was going through my own SI joint saga. I know exactly why you you guys are asking. I’ve totally been there myself, where it can seem really hard to believe you’llContinue reading “How I kept going with SI joint dysfunction”

I feel powerful.

Hey everyone, I know I talk about a lot of heavy topics on this blog, so I wanted to make one thing very clear: I feel powerful. And I feel strong. It’s been a long process for me to put together the knowledge and strategies I talk about on my blog. There were a lotContinue reading “I feel powerful.”

How I got my hypermobility diagnosis, Part 1: Seeing a geneticist

Hey everyone, Many of you have been asking recently about how I was diagnosed with hypermobility. The way our healthcare system works here in the US, a geneticist is the only type of specialist who can officially diagnose a hypermobility disorder.   I actually had an unofficial diagnosis in 2019, because I ended up at aContinue reading “How I got my hypermobility diagnosis, Part 1: Seeing a geneticist”

Having enough muscle strength can change everything

Hey everyone, Every so often, I’ll get a few different people asking me the same question, in a short period of time.   Whenever that happens, and a lot of my readers seem to all be experiencing the same issue, I figure it’s time to get something up on the blog!  In the past weekContinue reading “Having enough muscle strength can change everything”

A “rough” workout that made me super happy

Hi everyone, I wanted to share with you my experience going for a hike the other day, and why it was such a great feeling… even though I totally overdid it. This is maybe something that people who’ve had SI joint dysfunction, or have been injured for a long period of time, will understand. SoContinue reading “A “rough” workout that made me super happy”

New video! Why I always tell people to keep trying PT

Okay, so I finally got up the courage to make another Youtube video. This is something that I so often end up writing in my emails and messages to people, I thought I could end up reaching more people this way. I hear from so many people who’ve been through multiple medical practitioners– doctors, osteopaths,Continue reading “New video! Why I always tell people to keep trying PT”

What my life is like now: an awesome workout

Hi everyone! Many of you reach out to ask me how I’m doing now, and what I’m able to do for exercise these days.  So I thought I’d give you a little peek into one of the best workouts I’ve had for a long time. This was me yesterday, wearing a tank top in 30Continue reading “What my life is like now: an awesome workout”

Why I switched from chiropractor visits to the Muscle Energy Technique (and finally got better!).

Hello hello everyone!  In this post I wanted to clarify another concept readers often ask me about. If you’ve read through my story, you probably know that a big turning point in my healing came in the summer of 2016. I had been struggling with SI joint dysfunction for five years at that point, and itContinue reading “Why I switched from chiropractor visits to the Muscle Energy Technique (and finally got better!).”