Category Archives: Chronic condition

Warming Ingredients For The Chilly Weather

Tis the season to be chilly here in Melbourne. If you’re anything like me, winter is not your friend. But believe it or not, food can help with that. If you’re feeling a little on the cold side, you can include warming ingredients to keep you toasty and warm all through the long winter. These […]

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Managing Chronic Pain: My Top Tips

Let’s face it: in many ways, managing chronic pain sucks. And there’s a reason for that! Chronic pain is not just painful – it drains the body of nutrients and energy, and can have a massive impact on mental health. I’m an open book when it comes to my own pain – yes I experience […]

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Why I Stopped Using Facebook Support Groups

When you have a chronic condition, it’s all about the little things. Little things can take you from bouncing off the walls to needing a 3-hour nap. Little things can cost you a single spoon, or unexpectedly rob you of five instead. They can take you from surviving to really thriving. This is why I left […]

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What Does It Mean To Thrive?

It is my core belief that anyone can thrive, no matter what health condition they may have. But what does that mean? How do I learn to thrive? Thriving doesn’t necessarily mean you cure yourself – although if you manage that, all the more power to you. It doesn’t mean ignoring your symptoms or pushing […]

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Chronic Conditions: What Can Nutrition REALLY Do?

There’s a lot of people out there who think that they are stuck with their illness. That they will gain no relief from it except with drugs. They poo-poo the idea that nutrition might help them with their acute or chronic conditions. I would never claim to cure a person – I simply help support […]

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