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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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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 »
Coworkers and Volunteers by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis The community farm/village that I visited this past Friday was really wonderful! It's a community built on 550 acres of farm land 41 years ago by several families with ment ... Read on »
Not in the mood for paragraphs today by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I have to test out and perfect 10 vegetable recipes for my class on March 14th. Help. Tomorrow I will be visiting a local rural community that houses mentally disable ... Read on »
Intuition and Antimicrobials by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Lesson: Never ignore a nagging feeling or thought. I don't know how many times I've been taught this, but I still forget it. And it's not just the looming thoughts that som ... 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 »
February Update by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis It is cold outside, and I'm longing to run barefoot on the cool, muddy grass of Spring!!! haha. I definitely need to get outdoors. February is dragging on and I'm ready to ... Read on »
Local Food Sources by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Whether we want to admit it or not, the food we eat affects how we feel and how our body performs. This is a truth we have to accept and take responsibility for. Th ... Read on »
Come on, Already! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Interesting happenings in the last 4 days: A BLIZZARD. Snow everywhere. Can't see the bushes and shrubs, roads or neighbor's houses. I haven't left the house in 6 day ... Read on »
gOING iNSANE! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis This is just some random babble happening in my brain. Does anyone else have frustration and anger that is just bubbling over? Anger at this stupid pain that won't go aw ... Read on »
Plantar Fasciitis by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis In the spirit of getting things done and accomplishing goals, I've started a new daily routine. Instead of a New Year's Resolution this year, I made a list of 22 goals I ha ... Read on »
Cinnamon Pecan Muffins by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Well, it snowed on Saturday, but I just found out today that our sleds have been taken to the farm house. So there will be no sledding for me this time :( This weeke ... Read on »
This is Crazy by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis After my last post about my positive Lyme diagnosis, I think I owe you all some explanation. I couldn't do it before, I was too overwhelmed! I guess that now would be a goo ... Read on »
Food Rant and a Diagnosis. by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Hello there! I have been on a roller coaster of emotions the past few days and now I'm starting to feel better and more optomistic. Let me explain... On Thursday o ... 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 »
Long Overdue January Update by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Starting this month, I will be posting monthly updates on my health status; mostly what I'm doing as far as eating and other therapies, and other random things that I'm goi ... 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 »
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 »
The International Autoimmune Arthritis Movement!! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Today is the official day to donate a dollar to change your life!!! The IAAM is collecting $1 donations to become a non-profit organization that is dedicated to improvin ... Read on »
New Year by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis "I hope that every year I am unrecognizable" This is a quote from Debbie Ford, a guest speaker for my nutrition program. She points out how it is scary to chan ... 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 »