MyoBuddy Massager

MyoBuddy Massager Pro | Relieving My Chronically Fatigued Body

Living with a chronic illness for me brings on chronic pain and fatigue. In addition to taking care of my family, I work full-time and recently I have been devoting full-time hours to my blog and website. At the end of the day I am exhausted. 

I recently was introduced to MyoBuddy Massager Pro to review and for the last few weeks it has given me new life. I have tried different types of massagers, rollers, balls and constantly nagging my husband to rub my legs or back, so I welcomed this.  My first concern was assuring this massager would be safe and work for me, considering my health issues. I did my research first and found MyoBuddy Massager Pro is good for people with sore muscles: athletes, hard workers, sitters, standers and those recovering from accidents and surgeries. This massager fit my needs perfectly, but with any new product if you have a health condition you should consult your doctor before use. 

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Breastfeeding | Storing Breast Milk, Returning to Work and Weaning

Breastfeeding is one of the greatest experiences for me during early motherhood. I breastfed my eldest until she was almost 18 months and my little one year old until he was 8 months. Breast milk has been such a wonderful source of nutrients and healing for my babies. My experience breastfeeding my son was a bit more challenging. Nonetheless both experiences were beautiful and exhausting, but I loved every moment of watching them nurse.

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I can say that I was a little obsessed with pumping. I purchased a hand pump from Amazon and a double electric pump from my insurance company.  I’d pump on a regular schedule if my little fatso wasn’t eating and if I wasn’t sleeping.

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Reliefband: No More Nausea Car Rides for My Teen

My daughter has suffered from her fair share of motion sickness since she was about 6 years old. She is 13 now and unfortunately my remedies have bought her little relief. If she is riding in the car for even 5 minutes she gets a headache and starts to feel nauseous. I’ve tried giving her

UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare: Understanding the Importance of Health Insurance

Prior to being diagnosed with a chronic illness I always knew the importance of having health insurance and I have always made sure that I was covered. After my diagnosis it became apparent that I not only need to be insured I needed to understand my benefits. I needed to know all the terminology associated

Snap Kitchen | Fresh, Healthy Grab & Go Meals When Life Gets Busy

Snap Kitchen makes it extremely easy for busy people like myself to stick with my healthy eating and lifestyle goals. If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I have been working to change my eating habits. Working full-time, maintain a household and caring for two kids can sometimes steer you to make bad decisions

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Keep Calm: Tips to Reduce Stress During the Holidays

Reduce stress before it begins. The holidays can be hectic specifically for working parents. It is important to reduce stress by focusing on the things that are special to you and your family and accepting that you may not be able to please everyone, including yourself. Reduce Stress The holidays can bring a lot of joy

EatSmart Precision 550 Extra Wide Digital Scale

I love this digital scale. It came at the perfect time. I am currently on a health journey and I am I monitoring my weight. I was sent the EatSmart Precision 550 Extra Wide Digital Scale to test and review a few weeks ago. I know that the scale is usually supposed to be a woman’s worse enemy, but I fell in love with this thing and here is why

Pregnancy & Multiple Sclerosis: Pages In A Mother’s Journal


Pregnancy & Living w/ Multiple Sclerosis 

Excerpt from my journal 5/30/2014

During my pregnancy with my son I kept an online journal at another blog to document my symptoms and my disease progression throughout the pregnancy. During the time I was not on any multiple sclerosis disease modifying medication. Here is one of my journal entries.

Multiple Sclerosis and the unknown are enough to drive the most balanced mother in the world nuts. Imagine being pregnant and dealing with an illness that mocks sleep and drags your body through a fatigue hell. I often find myself feeling guilty for not wanting to do anything other than rest.

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