I am living well with fibromyalgia, arthritis, complicated GERD, and chronic bursitis. I work for a university in the department of public health. I'm also completing a second master's degree in medical sociology, with a research focus on chronic disease and identity. In addition, I am the chair of the Indianapolis Arthritis Walk.
More About Me
My Occupation is
I develop continuing education and communication initiatives for an academic institution.
My hobbies/interests are
Besides furthering my education, I love to cook, be crafty, and spend time with my husband and pets.
One secret that helps me to stay healthy is
Health and wellness is essential to living well with chronic disease.
My wellness goals are
To rebuild my wellness program. Because of several medical issues, I haven't been as active as I need to be and am paying the price. Yoga has always been really good for me. I have a background in dance, so I'm hoping to increase my activity level with getting back to yoga and adding pilates and dance.
I see myself achieving my wellness goals by
This website is my first new tool. I actually have a yoga room in my house, which has gone unused for far too long.
My inspirations are
The kids and adults I volunteer with and for who are living well with arthritis related conditions.