Category Archives for "Mindset"

Learning Again and Again

If you just want to skip to the workout (or you are wondering which workout I am referring to), you can find it here.The lesson is the same but never gets old.  During my workout I became quite fatigued and I kept adapting the workout to account for that. I also wasn’t thrilled with my form […]

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  • May 5, 2015

Five Strategies to Help Your Pain (Part 3)

You don’t have to read these five strategies in order, but if you want to, you can read the previous ones here: Part 1 and Part 2. I have often felt under some kind of slavery to my pain; like it was a cruel master taking away all my freedoms and my happiness – it’s […]

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  • December 3, 2014

Five Strategies to Help Your Pain (Part 2)

Isn’t it ironic that during the time I am writing these 5 blog posts, I have a major flare-up of my pain! Perfect time to practice what I am preaching, eh? And also learning way more about the physiology of pain.  In Part 1 I discussed how the nervous system is the place where pain […]

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  • October 29, 2014

Five Strategies to Help Your Pain (Part 1)

My chronic back pain is no secret.  In fact, it was one of the reasons I started to exercise.  I was told I had Ankylosing Spondylitis (albeit a mild form) and that exercise would “stop your spine from fusing”.  The doctor did a good thing encouraging me to move more, it’s just a pity he […]

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  • October 8, 2014

Time I Got Something Off My Chest

Six months ago I had surgery to have my breast implants removed. I posted on Facebook the following status:   Today brings some *minor* surgery that marks a major turning point in my life. 10 years ago, I was so low on self-confidence and so high on seeking my self-worth in others that I felt I […]

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  • September 17, 2014