Find The Leak

Every thing we do demands energy - An effortful exertion of varying degrees. How often do we stop & ask ourselves, "In what ways am I leaking e...

Self Care Rule #1

My new, improved self care approach (Which is still in the process of being developed) Involves rules to simplify decision making And help guide...

Taking Inventory

To know where I'm going, I need to know where I am. On the surface level, It's pretty simple. My body is struggling. My pain levels have been...

Misguided Advice

The predominant societally accepted focus of self care Focuses almost entirely on the body. What you should eat. What you shouldn't eat. How muc...

A New Beginning

Let me tell you a story. When I first started this website, I was excited. Self care is something I'm not only passionate about - But also som...

Consider Forgetting The Scale

When it comes to tracking weight loss The most common advice... Weigh yourself daily. The scale represents an absolute. A truth. A scale do...

A Lesson Too Often Unheeded

I keep mentally reviewing a lesson I've learned. One we all intellectually know, But are either naive or arrogant enough to ignore. Our body's ...

Recovery Time

Over a week, I slept. At first, due to sheer necessity. For days I came in & out of fevered consciousness for moments Only to slip back in. ...