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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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2 Upcoming Classes by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis and Food TeleClass March 12th 1pm-2pm  $10 Learn more about the connection between rheumatoid arthritis symptoms and the food we eat. Is t ... Read on »
22 things that I want to do this year by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis 22 because that's how old I will be this year...and I couldn't think of another significant number! read 22 books go on a camping trip try the scd diet move o ... Read on »
3 Days of Madness by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Man, I'm having major writer's block and can't think of anything to write for you all! Also, I have a cramp in one of my fingers and it's making it hard to type. So, in the ... Read on »
7 Things I LOVE! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Today is exciting because... 1. I am now using blogger and I love it 2 Cathy recently posted a blog "chain" (she called it a meme and I have never heard that word befo ... Read on »
A Few Things... by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Last weekend was my first RA Support Group meeting and it was really great! It's starting out slow, as these things do. There are 6 members right now (including my mom and a ... Read on »
a little vacation and some cake by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Today I'm off to the farm for a little vacation. It's supposed to be around 65 degrees, and sunny! Time to pull out my summer clothes. Another exciting thing is happening t ... Read on »
A Time for Everything by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis The 29th verse of the Tao Te Ching: Do you think you can take over the universe and improve it? I do not believe it can be done. Everything under heaven is a sa ... Read on »
Almond Flour Cookbook Giveaway! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis On one of my favortie healthy cooking blogs, Chef Rachel is giving away her latest cookbook at http://www.thehealthycookingcoach.com/ Check it out, and enter to win. ... Read on »
Almond Flour Pancakes by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis These pancakes are delicious, are safe for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet and The Candida Diet, and are gluten-free and casein-free! Ingredients: 1 cup of blanched ... Read on »
And the Winner is... by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Cathy!! My score is 190, so Cathy's came the closest at 173 and she wins the book giveaway! Thanks for participating! I hope to do more of these in the future. Hap ... Read on »
Anti-Inflammatory Lifestyle and Diet by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I wanted to follow up on  my last post about Dr. Mercola and David Wolf's talk on anti-inflammatory techniques by talking about my own experience and then outlining what t ... Read on »
Anti-Inflammatory Techniques, Superfoods, and Supplements by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I recently listened to a wonderful interview/talk between Dr. Mercola and David Wolf, which talks about the amazing medicinal properties of certain foods which are just now ... Read on »
April Update by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I decided to lay out my treatment plan for you all. Well, actually it's more to organize my own thoughts, but you all might find it interesting anyway. And I've mix ... Read on »
Awesome by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I have a pet peeve: The use of the word awesome. The word is over-used and under-appreciated. When someone says a it’s awesome that you found the perfect color shoes ... Read on »
Back to School! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Hiii everyone! I have really exciting news..it's kind of old news, but it's still really exciting news! A few months ago I enrolled at the Institute for Integrative Nutriti ... Read on »
Banana Pancakes/Crepes by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I have no picture yet, but I just tried this really amazing recipe for pancakes: 2 large bananas 3 eggs pinch of salt Blend ingredients in a blender. Pour onto a bu ... Read on »
Basic Salad Dressings by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis If you're trying to restore your health, you're probably trying to eat more vegetables in your diet. And, veggies taste better with dressing, right? But salad dressing can ... Read on »
battle scars by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis yesterday i watched a documentary called "how to cook your life." it is a beautiful movie. one particular part of it that i enjoyed was when the chef tells a story of the b ... Read on »
Be Back Tomorrow! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Dearest readers, I am sorry to be gone so long. I am going through an extremely intense few weeks and can't even think about blogging. Actually what is happening is tha ... Read on »
Be Courageous! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis There is a spiritual component to healing. The more I let this idea be a part of my healing process and part of my daily life, the more I believe that spiritual growth ma ... Read on »