So month 2 was challenging. We added more exercises and another set. So it was 2 sets of 10 reps for each exercise. I exercised 3x a week. It was challenging and painful but rest is always healing. I have had problems with my muscles and walking since my back injury progressed in Oct 2019.Continue reading “Month 2: Physical Therapy for chronic Back & Neck Pain”
Ayurveda is about eating seasonally. As there is a universal shift, we too must adapt to the changes that happen in our environment. The change in the days, temperature, weather, and types of crops that grow, affect our bodies. Our eating habits come from many factors. Shaped by our parents when we are young, moldedContinue reading “Ayurveda Fall Seasonal Eating Guide: Fall”
Space is a crucial element. Without space life would not exist. Ether is seen everywhere. We can connect with the ether element and give ourselves the space we need to heal and grow. What does space mean to you? To me it means coming back to my reality and not being influenced by others aroundContinue reading “Space”
Ayurveda is changing my life. I am healing energetically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. My body has changed so much. I have herniated discs in my neck and lower back. It is causing me neuropathy problems in my hands, legs, and feet. Moving too much causes flare ups and drop foot/paralysis. Rest has been my bestContinue reading “Ayurveda: My Lifestyle Change”
Waters is about healing from the mold you were put in and shaped to be. This can be from parents, society, cultures, or limiting beliefs. Dipping your toes in the water means to dive into your subconscious and become aware of your scars, while releasing them with gratitude and awareness.
After this crazy journey of getting out of the Air Force, into the Air National Guard, Back and neck injury, VA claims, Yoga teacher training, and fashion design; I have come to realize that I just need to STOP! Throughout 2020 and the beginning of 2021, I’ve had debilitating episode every other month. These flareContinue reading “Closure”
With all the pain I was feeling around summer 2019 (end of my Active Duty enlistment), I did not hesitate to put in a disability claim with the VA. During the separation briefings and out-processing, they quickly go over why and how to submit a claim and enroll in the VA health care system. SoContinue reading “VA Claim”