Coddiwomple - To travel in a purposeful manner to a vague destination.
Recently I posted a poll on my Instagram with a variety of topics to my followers. The winner was “Working out with chronic illness,” and even though I am an IRONMAN, I’m not in an excellent place health wise right now. For this reason, I wanted to talk about something EXTREMELY important, the BASICS. Living… Continue reading Back To The Basics – Being Active With Chronic Illness (3 Minute Read)
Last night after I finished dinner, I was getting in some much-earned rest and relaxation after a long day of work. My brain was fried, and my body was exhausted. Then while sitting there, perfectly comfortable, and while this felt perfect, it was interrupted. My phone starts beeping and vibrating, so I reach down and… Continue reading Chronic Illness Job Hours – 24/7 (4 Minute Read)
Being a winner with chronic illness isn’t an easy task, yet it’s something that many people think should be the case when looking at those who are battling a disease. They say things like “It’s mind of matter” or “Have you tried (insert something ridiculous here)?” Meanwhile they don’t know the reality of fighting every… Continue reading Winners Never Quit Isn’t True When Living With A Chronic Illness
Many patients ask me how I've overcome my chronic illnesses. This is a simple question, and one of the simple answers is my nightly routine. It's a habit I have created that has truly helped my mental and physical health, all while putting me in the best position for success with the adversity I face… Continue reading How A Nightly Routine Improved My Health And Career With Chronic Illness
I know what you're thinking...Oh no, not another person who is preaching a way of life like Crossfit, Beach Body, or some other fitness program right? Before you stop reading, I want you to just take a minute to read on and hear why triathlons changed my life and gave me structure to manage my… Continue reading 4 Reasons Triathlons Changed My Life With Chronic Illness
One step at a time. That’s what people say when they want someone, anyone to push just a little harder or get started on something that is outside a person’s comfort zone. I get asked all the time how I completed a full 140.6 mile Ironman with my multiple chronic illnesses and living with an… Continue reading Why Turtle Steps Are So Important With Chronic Illness
You're at your doctors office one day after getting some blood work and tests done. After getting invited back to his/her office, you sit nervously waiting for him/her to walk in and give you news. And at this point any news would be good. You just want some clarification on what is going on in… Continue reading Why I Advocate For Myself And Others