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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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Testing for Lyme by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis As promised, here is the info about Lyme testing. If you want to get tested or re-tested for Lyme disease, you need to have a doctor who will send your blood work to IGe ... Read on »
Yoga by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis A note on exercise... I know we are all very set in our ways as far as exercise goes. Or perhaps were all just very sensitive to suggestions because we know so well wha ... Read on »
Still's Disease by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis As Christmas is getting closer, my mind is still thinking about my health and pain issues. I can't seem to relax or stop worrying! One question that's been in my head ... Read on »
Namaste by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis My friend's mom, who is a yoga instructor, gave me a bookmark a few weeks ago that I just love. It is just a plain cardstock bookmark but what is says is what makes it so s ... Read on »
Cooking Classes! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I've finally launched my cooking classes! I plan on starting a Health Counseling business in February once I earn my certificate to practice, and to jump-start things, I've ... Read on »
Yes, 'Tis the Season by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis I've been listening to the christmas carol radio station and watching ABC family's 25 days of christmas. I'm thinking about what I'm giving my family for christmas and ... 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 »
Hope Everyone Enjoyed Thanksgiving! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis our beautiful bird my contribution the feast: mashed parsnips and cauliflower waiting for our guests Well, Thanksgiving is officially over. It ... Read on »
Lyme Disease by robin Patient Expert 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Now that I have a better handle on my feelings, I can explain better about the Lyme Disease situation. I wrote an emotional post the other day, about deciding to get re-test ... Read on »
Misdiagnosis? by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis This is a really difficult post to write. Not just because my hands are in so much pain right now, but because I'm questioning the last 10 years of my life. Let me back ... 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 »
Book Give-away! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis The Complete Candida Yeast Guidebook This book is a comprehensive guide to candida, how it overgrows in the body, what health complications it can cause, and what lifest ... Read on »
The Candida Recovery Plan by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis So, What do you do if you suspect that you have a Systemic Candida Infection? After reading so many different approaches, I've come up with three essential steps in recover ... Read on »
Testing for a Systemic Candida Infection by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Earlier this week I posted about Candida and how it can affect the body. Candida is a yeast that can easily overgrow in a body that is has a compromised immune system, eithe ... Read on »
Candida Albicans by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Candida Albicans: This is a topic that has become very important to me the more I read about it. Candida is a type of yeast that is all around us, on us, and inside our bod ... Read on »
Heavy Frost! by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Freezing our butts off. But the greens are still alive! Arugula and turnips. Baby kale! Picking salad for lunch. Getting the garden ready for t ... 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 »
Right Now I'm Really Into...Music/Sound Therapy by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis What kind of music are you listening to, and what is it doing for your health? As Dr. Weil says, "Some sounds can harm, and some sounds can heal." Ever since I sta ... Read on »
The Many Layers to Wellness by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis A bunch of you have emailed me wanting to know more about mercury and the link between candida, mercury, and arthritis. I found an article written by Perry A. Chapdelaine. I ... Read on »
Far Infrared Sauna by robin Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Arthritis Our sauna has arrived! It is a personal sauna, or "solo system" and fits over top of you as you lay on a heated mat on the floor. It's wonderful. I am so happy to be swea ... Read on »