Category: abdominal pain

Finding Balance after Illness and Addiction

  Hi Y’all, So I just wrote my first guest article for the lovely Candace at Yoga by Candace. She’s a personal hero of mine because her own story of overcoming Lyme Disease closely parallels my own struggles. When I started blogging and I saw...

The Chronic Stress Cycle

“Unless we regain the ability to notice, to save, we will be sucked ever more into unrewarding and unsustainable busyness.” -Tony Crabbe, Busy: How to Thrive in a World of Too Much Something amazing happened when I went on vacation and was just relaxing and...

Down and Dirty with Probiotics

So you’ve seen them mentioned in your favorite magazine, heard about them on the radio and even your doctor may have recommended them, but what exactly are probiotics? Probiotics are live bacteria that have been shown to be good for your health. Yes, those little...

Getting Down and Dirty with the Pelvic Floor

Getting Down and Dirty with the Pelvic Floor

  What do runners, weight lifters, crossfitters, and women who have given birth all have in common? Pelvic floor disorders. Both men and women have a pelvic floor and you can think of it as a sling made of muscles, ligaments, nerves and connective tissue...

One Foot in Front of the Other

One Foot in Front of the Other

Yesterday I got to run for the first time in what felt like the longest time ever, but was really only a little over two months. Believe me, to those who hate running, there was a time when I never ever thought I’d actually miss...

Why Buddha Belly?

Why Buddha Belly?

  How did I end up calling my blog Buddha Belly? Well, get ready for story time! After a surgery to diagnose and remove my Endometriosis growths, a fibroid, two cysts and fix a hernia my pelvic area was a mess. I started in pelvic physical therapy 6...