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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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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 »
The Famous Green Smoothie... by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis my smoothie, pre-blending. with spirulina powder and sprouts I love it when I'm holding a glass of bright green sludge and someone will ... Read on »
Creating an "Upward Cycle" of Hope, Happiness and Success! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis   The power of positive thought has been talked about a lot recently, so I thought we should take a look at how it relates to those who have health challenges. The cons ... Read on »
Peach Blackberry Cobbler by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis You wouldn't normally call dessert healthy, but the ingenious robin has fortunately solved this little glitch when it comes to eating healthy. Introducing...The Peach B ... Read on »
How to Exercise in Bed... by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis The perpetual dilemma...exercise. How do you exercise when you have arthritis in your fingers and wrists, pain in your hip, swollen knees, chronic fatigue, inflammation in ... Read on »
Can't keep my mouth shut! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis You know when you're just so excited about something that you can't stop talking about it? That's been me for the last 2 years about nutrition and human anatomy. In an effo ... 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 »
Let it out... by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis We all have our moments of frustration and anger. Kris Carr from CrazySexyLife.com has an insightful vlog Read on »
Inspiring by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis If you haven't read this great post by Maya at http://LovingwithChronicIllness.blogspot.com , you are missing out! (I wish I had the words to describe the healing process i ... 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 »
No internet! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I'm in the process of moving and getting our wireless internet set up, so I won't be posting much in the next week...right now I'm at an internet cafe. I just wanted to let ... Read on »
Iodine and Vitamin D by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I've started iodine; a low dose of 900 mcg. It's much more than the recommended daily intake, but still not up to the therapeutic dose of 9 mgs. (I'm a little hesistant to  ... Read on »
Opinions, Opinions by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis This week was really really really intense and I'm starting my weekend early. I'm turning off my computer after I write this post and hibernating for a few days. This ... Read on »
My Imaginary Friends by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I have a secret. I use positive affirmation cards to get me through my days and to bring good things into my life. They are like imaginary friends to me. They live at my be ... Read on »
Immune System Appreciation by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis i have to put this out there, because it is bringing some profound sense of peace into my life right now. your immune system works 24/7 to fight the billions of bacteria, v ... Read on »
Chocolate Birthday Cake by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis The most wonderful thing happened to me last week. I was reminded of how much my friends and family do love me and enjoy my company, regardless of my pain, my needine ... 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 »
Mint-Cilantro Pesto by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis It's spring and it's time to start eating your leafy greens!! Eating cilantro is now thought to be one of the best natural means to help your body excrete heavy metals. It ... Read on »
Number 5! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Today is cooking class number 5! I can't believe that this will be my fifth. I'm not too nervous anymore, I'm kind of just excited and happy to have people come over and co ... Read on »