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”

The most powerful core exercises can be subtle

Hey everyone, Here’s a topic that comes up sooo often in my coaching sessions— I wanted to be sure to address it on the blog! Today I wanted to talk to you about core strengthening. What a lot of people don’t know is that there’s a huge mind-body component to core strengthening (at least, whenContinue reading “The most powerful core exercises can be subtle”

My new world (how to read my blog!)

Hey everyone, As some of you know, I started this blog back in 2016 when I felt totally helpless. I was totally dependent on chiropractic adjustments, which I thought were the only thing that could help me, and I was beginning to think surgery was the only long-term answer. But somehow, something magic happened whenContinue reading “My new world (how to read my blog!)”

Why “less is more” when it comes to SI joint adjustments

Hey everyone, Ah! I seriously have so many upcoming topics I’m planning to write about. But here’s one thing that’s literally come up on four of my coaching calls in the past week. And, as you may know, when I start to see a certain topic coming up and over again, I take it asContinue reading “Why “less is more” when it comes to SI joint adjustments”

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.”

My official hypermobility diagnosis

Hey everyone, So in my last post, I talked about why I decided it was important to see a geneticist to get a more pinpointed hypermobility diagnosis. I had a virtual visit with Dr. Rohanizadegan, along with a genetics counselor who helped to do my intake. Normally, of course, genetics visits are done in person,Continue reading “My official hypermobility diagnosis”

Why I decided to see a geneticist about hypermobility

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 “Why I decided to see a geneticist about hypermobility”

Knowledge is power: Find the right specialist who understands your issues

Hi everyone– I just wrote this in response to a specific comment from a reader, however I thought it was so important, I wanted to put it in its own post. As you may know, in the past year I have finally begun to understand a genetic condition I now know has affected me throughoutContinue reading “Knowledge is power: Find the right specialist who understands your issues”

My hypermobility history, Part 2: “You need to always keep your muscles strong”

Hi everyone, So this post picks up where my last post left off… where a doctor told me, at age 19, that I needed to “always keep your muscles strong… or else you’re going to have a very difficult life.” I didn’t understand what he meant, didn’t understand that sorrowful, grave look on his face.Continue reading “My hypermobility history, Part 2: “You need to always keep your muscles strong””