How Your Emotions Play a Role in Your Disease

How Your Emotions Play a Role in Your Disease

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYW81NTNr3w It’s been 6 months since I was hospitalized with a mysterious ailment that was thought to be due to Lupus.   What began as a classic Lupus flare became something else entirely.  I almost lost my life due to failing bone...

Secrets for Living Successfully with Lupus in 2020

Secrets for Living Successfully with Lupus in 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gaJ-0kbzrw&list=PL6sFubvxvSIBS9LDoFlYB5GbZuQW_36IL&index=2&t=0s My 20 years as a Lupus patient has allowed me to grow in ways I never could have imagined.   While I don’t wish Lupus on anyone, it’s really been my saving...

What It Means to Be a Lupus Warrior or Rebel

What It Means to Be a Lupus Warrior or Rebel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jNah2R8CrA&list=PL6sFubvxvSIBS9LDoFlYB5GbZuQW_36IL&index=2&t=0s I’ve been thinking a lot about the work I’m doing for my Lupus as well as my work clinically with patients.  It’s so sad for me when I see patients who get...

Modeling: The Most Effective Way to Reverse Lupus

Modeling: The Most Effective Way to Reverse Lupus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoH5-nZyw-Q&t=5s I treat many patients who live their lives in pain and fear of disease. To most, they look “healthy”, but deep inside they know something is seriously not right with them.   They get tests after tests done and...

Is Lupus Incurable? Use Movement to Change Your Mind

Is Lupus Incurable? Use Movement to Change Your Mind

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lno3TPrPHOk&list=PL6sFubvxvSIBS9LDoFlYB5GbZuQW_36IL&index=2&t=0s For as long as I remember, I was told Lupus was an incurable disease.   At first I believed this to be the truth, but then I began to change my mind about...

Focus on Core Strength for Safe Movement

Focus on Core Strength for Safe Movement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_-0KMMdV60&list=PL6sFubvxvSIBS9LDoFlYB5GbZuQW_36IL&index=183&t=0s For the past few weeks, we’ve been discussing the importance of movement.   Life is movement. The ability to move functionally is something so worth fighting...

Simple Yoga Exercises to Set You On A Healing Path

Simple Yoga Exercises to Set You On A Healing Path

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AEy0-RLRWU&list=PL6sFubvxvSIBS9LDoFlYB5GbZuQW_36IL&index=182&t=0s As many of you know, Yoga has been profoundly impactful in my healing journey. While many of you know Yoga as a physical exercise, it’s so much more.  ...

Lupus Exercise: You Lose What You Don’t Use

Lupus Exercise: You Lose What You Don’t Use

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ix_hFOZsg7w&list=PL6sFubvxvSIBS9LDoFlYB5GbZuQW_36IL&index=181&t=0s All forms of exercise can be classified into yin or yang based on the tissues that they target.   Movements that target the muscles and blood are more...

The Importance of Movement for Lupus Patients

The Importance of Movement for Lupus Patients

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNKkWeYR6lY&t=4s As a Lupus patient, I know that it seems counterintuitive to exercise, especially if you have aches and pains.  But the truth is movement is so important for our bodies.   Carefully choosing and incorporating an...

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