Tag Archives: recovery

Newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis

Best advice for anyone newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis Being newly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis is scary. When I was diagnosed 30 years ago, I didn’t know anything about MS. I didn’t know anyone who suffered with it. I understood that it was a serious disease, but I had no idea how debilitating it could […]

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The top five ways our students treat chronic pain

One of the most common symptoms of autoimmune disease is chronic pain. I have extensive experience with this topic, because I have worked with hundreds of students who suffer with chronic disease and the horrible pain associated with it. These tips will help you learn to address and manage chronic pain. When students first find […]

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The mindset of a Wellness Champion

MS and chronic disease in general beats us up emotionally. It affects our self-esteem, self-confidence, and robs us of our hopes and dreams. Through the Live Disease Academy I have interviewed hundreds of students who are at their lowest point. It breaks my heart to hear how much people are suffering. Mindset is everything I […]

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How to overcome food addictions

Overcoming food addictions can be extremely hard. We want to make healthy choices but sometimes we’re dealing with strong cravings that hold us back and slow down our recovery from chronic disease. If you crave dessert after meals, use food as a reward for accomplishing something, binge on foods that you know aren’t good for […]

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Biofilms – What they are and how they can keep us sick

Image credit: Phys.org Have you ever thought you had successfully treated an infection but it kept coming back? Or wondered why you’ve had a chronic infection for years and are still not able to treat it successfully? With acute infections like fever, swelling, or redness, bacteria live as single cells and are usually easily treated. […]

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Why You Must Become the Director of Your Health

Becoming the director of your health is one of the most important skills you will ever learn – but what does it really mean? Many of us think, “If I just eat right and exercise I’ll be healthy, and if by some random chance I do become sick with a disease, my doctor will fix […]

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