Life is tough, and there are constant obstacles that block our paths. But the outcome is all in how you see things. Having Scoliosis makes things much harder for me but I choose to see things from a different perspective. It’s much easier to cry all day, stay in bed, and live off of medications. But that is NOT the life I want, nor have. … Continue reading From a different perspective
Since I last wrote, last week, a few things have changed. I was put on a strict medication routine that I wasn’t too happy about at first. The medicines make me drowsy and sleepy. So the first few days on the medicines all I did was sleep. Had trouble sleeping at night though because the pain would kick in. I still spent a lot of … Continue reading I can, I will.
I know that many of you are dealing with, or know someone dealing with Scoliosis. It is one of the toughest things to go through. You can either be born with a twisted spine, or gradually develop it. It is more common in girls than in boys but if caught in the early stages it can be an easier fix. I know schools around the … Continue reading love, your twisted friend
In honor of Scoliosis Awareness Month, I am going to help you all understand what it truly is, and how to check for it and treat it. Do you know what Scoliosis is? It’s when your spine is abnormally curved. Your spine, being your back bone, is generally straight even though many people have a slight curve that doesn’t affect you. But Scoliosis is … Continue reading Perfection is overrated
KT Tape is applied along muscles, ligaments, and tendons (soft tissue) to provide a lightweight, strong, external support that helps to prevent injury and speed recovery. KT Tape works differently for different injuries. By stretching and recoiling like a rubber band, KT Tape improves tissue function and distributes loads away from inflamed or damaged muscles and tendons, protecting tissues from further injury. By applying KT Tape over … Continue reading There is KT Tape for that!!
Have you ever been in the middle of a marathon and you start to feel an odd pain in your hip? Are you swimmer? While training for a swim meet and your shoulder starts to swell and ache in pain?….Well like I always say “There is KT Tape for that!!” If you don’t know by now, I wear KT Tape almost all the time while running! WHAT IS … Continue reading What KT Tape is, and how it has helped me
This is going to be a quick post, just wanted to let you guys know what I’m up to and what to expect in the months to come. As you know I signed up to do my first full marathon. The most I’ve ever ran is 13.1 miles, which was my first half at Disney, this past January. I ran the half marathon … Continue reading I’m not Goofy, or Dopey yet…but cutting it real close!!!
SCIATIC NERVE- The sciatic nerve runs from your lower back, down your buttock along the back or side of your leg down into your foot. Pain or numbness occurs when the nerve is irritated or compressed Hip and back conditions are often interrelated, and there’s often a nasty domino effect of injuries. For example, tense lower-back muscles can contribute to piriformis syndrome which in turn can … Continue reading Dealing with running with Sciatic, hip, and lower back pain