• a work in progress,  rx opioid recovery,  western medicine

    nothing to see here

      Whether you realized it or not, I’m acutely aware that it’s been seven weeks since I last posted. Even┬ámy Instagram and Twitter accounts have been unusually quiet. (Was that the most shameless plug you’ve ever seen?!) Before I veer farther off course, let me say that all is well in my world. Actually, everything is wonderful! My reasons for failing to keep [still]moving up to date don’t stem from poor health or unfortunate life circumstances, but simply because I’ve been sinking every extra ounce of brain power into another project. Thoughtful meal preparation, socializing with friends, sleeping…it all pretty much fell by the wayside as I worked hard to…

  • a work in progress

    milestones*

    Last week I realized that I’ve run one hundred miles in the last year. With a great sense of accomplishment, I recorded this number, overwhelmed with what I can do despite the challenges I face. Running used to be one of my favorite hobbies, and after my health forced me to take long hiatuses from the sport, I’m thrilled that I still get to enjoy this form of exercise. So many different factors had to perfectly align to get me running again, and I don’t take a single one for granted.     That rush of happiness and pride, however, was soon replaced with sadness. Compared to what I used…

  • eastern medicine,  [still]moving favorites

    today’s faves

    We are all works in progress and constantly evolving. What helps us today may not do the same tomorrow, but here is what I’m into right now. Some promote healing, some are good for life, and some may only be of use to me. Either way, I hope you find something that’s helpful! DAO Labs Chinese herbs: Last week at acupuncture I complained about some symptoms that had disappeared for a while and recently returned. My acupuncturist asked me if I was still taking my herbal supplements, and I had to confess that I wasn’t. She encouraged me to start back up again, and once I did things quickly stabilized.…