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robin Patient Expert

Northern Virginia, Virginia
My name is Robin, and I joined the Wellsphere network for help along my journey to health! I have Chronic Lyme disease and Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, which is what has inspired me to change the way I live and eat. I love to write and read about health, nutrition, and human anatomy.... Full Bio
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The Joys of Autumn by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis It's been ages since my last post. I apologize. I guess that's what happens when you're starting a business. Even as I'm sitting here writing, my to-do list is pushing its ... Read on »
How to Stay in the Upward Spiral by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Wow, I have been too busy for words. And in my minimal free time I have been selfish by going into my room, closing the door and reading the . Or, I'll cook a pot of soup. ... Read on »
Melon Basil Smoothie by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I'm sitting on my balcony in the sunshine with a decadent summer breeze keeping me comfortable. The breeze today is an exception. It has been really hot in Virginia ... Read on »
What I Eat (Summer) by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis  I believe that in order to bring balance back to your immune system you must live, act, speak and think in a way that feels right and brings peace to you. If you worry abo ... Read on »
RA Has Taught Me... by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Having RA has taught me a lot of things and I just want to make a list in appreciation of the journey that I have been on. And I want to share it with you!  :) RA has ... Read on »
Mocha Latte by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis So my doctor just gave me a few herbal tonics to help balance my thyroid, increase my hemoglobin, and reduce inflammation. I'm supposed to mix all three of them into juice ... Read on »
My wishes for you by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Dear reader, May your weekend be filled with good people, places, food and conversation! May you be fulfilled, joyful, prosperous and loved. May your body be ... Read on »
My 4 Health Goals for this Summer by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Here are the top 4 things I am going to be focusing on this summer to optimize my health 1. Eat plenty of hydrating fresh vegetables and fruits like peaches, cucum ... Read on »
Nutrition and Lifestyle Design for RA by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis A lot of you all have been emailing me recently with specific questions about diet and nutrition. So, I thought I would put together a "teleclass" to address everyone's que ... Read on »
Living in Harmony by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis It's hard to tell, but these blueberries are huge!  It's easy to eat lots of fruits and vegetables in the summer. I'm doing about 7 servings of fruits a ... Read on »
Just checking in by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Hi everyone!  I've been busy with work the past few days, but I wanted to let you all know that I'm working on a post with some great superfood info (the ones that cool inf ... Read on »
The Take Back Your Health Conference Oct. 22-23 2011 by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I have some very very exciting news for you! I would like to present... • Explore the top foods and cooking techniques for complete freedom from disease. *Lea ... Read on »
Healthy Snacking by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Just thought I would share some of my favorite snackers! I know some of them sound strange, but I have had to think outside the box. Apples dipped in guacamole Spoon ... Read on »
In the Garden by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis  Hi there! I just got back from a nice weekend with my family: my parents, brother, sister and my sister's fiance...it was really lovely. We went to a bluegrass fest ... Read on »
Progress by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Most of you know that I've been determined to be inflammation-free and pain-free without meds. Lately I've been having those moments where I think, "Wow, last year I wasn't ... Read on »
Love by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Last week I was reading a book called The Greatest Salesman in the World and came across the perfect piece of writing to summarize how I've been feeling unconditional love ... Read on »
More Moving by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis So this weekend I went to the zoo...and walked...for 1.5 hours! It was the first time in awhile that I've taken such a long walk! I was in pain last night when I got home b ... Read on »
Happy Day! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Today I am elated because I am working with an awesome web designer My sister got engaged to a really wonderful guy I got a food delivery from the local farm y ... Read on »
What I Eat (Winter/Early Spring) by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Lately I've been getting some emails from my readers asking me about my diet (which is conveniently my favorite thing to talk about) so I thought I would share with you all ... Read on »
This Week by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Today is Friday :) and Sunday is my birthday :) We're not going to do anything special, but my parents are making dinner for me which is a treat because I make every s ... Read on »