A food and symptom journal can unlock a better understanding about what causes your pain and fatigue. Learn more about how to keep one (and when to stop)
First published Sept 15, 2021. Most recent update Jan 12, 2024 We all have goals in our life. For many of us with arthritis, these include health-related goals. What are good health goals? And how can you set goals when… Read More »How to set goals that work when you have arthritis
When it comes to chronic illnesses, particularly those that cause pain and fatigue, including rheumatoid arthritis and spondylitis conditions, an anti-inflammatory diet is a good bet. While the inflammatory processes create our symptoms, the chronic inflammation in our bodies also… Read More »How can nutrition affect inflammation?
I have strong opinions about being weight-inclusive. But I didn’t start that way. I didn’t even learn about weight neutrality or weight inclusivity until after my university days. I don’t think we even covered weight bias all that much. I’m… Read More »Why I am a weight-inclusive dietitian
The belief that weight loss improves health is so strong. Yet the research is not as strong as you would think. Worse, we don’t have research to suggest that any weight loss strategy will last, especially not when you look… Read More »How can I improve my health, if I give up on losing weight?
We hear all the time about how terrible stress is for our health. But when you have a chronic health condition that causes pain and fatigue, stress is unavoidable. So are you doomed to terrible health because of that stress?… Read More »How to deal with the stress of having chronic pain and fatigue