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December 31, 2018

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April 1, 2019

Hey all! Yes, It’s been quite some time, but it just seems like every time I make a grand post about starting to feel better and wanting to post more, my body laughs in my face so freaking hard and says…ummmm….no way!

The past two weeks have been medical visit after med...

December 31, 2018

To say it's been a wild year would be an understatement! My New Years Eve last year was spent recovering from jaw surgery, and that basically set the tone for the year - more hospital stays in 2018 than 2015-2017. I battled DRESS Syndrome which was caused by one of my...

November 21, 2017

Whether  you’re coming to this list as a spoonie, a spoonie supporter, a lifter, fitness enthusiast or someone looking for some ideas for any of the above, I hope you find some awesome stuff!  This is all some of my favorite stuff and all things that I use, love and ha...

August 3, 2017

Short on time? Don’t think you can fit in a lifting session in 30 minutes or less?  Although you may not be able to get as many lifts in or as heavy lifts in, I still think that, for me anyway, some lifting is better than none at all.

There are many weeks where my morni...

June 30, 2017

I was fortunate enough to be asked to share my story of how fitness has effected my life for Strong in Body, Strong in Mind for a story series they are doing.  I would love if you all took a minute to check it out over there. I've never really shared as in-depth a...

June 21, 2017

I have been sick for so long now, that I have gotten used to it – the doctors appointments, the blood draws.  My aim when it comes to peeing in a cup for labs is pretty impressive.  I can swallow 15 pills in one gulp.  I can spot a “good” pillow from across the store....

June 2, 2017

One of my biggest reasons for trying to get my body to a fitter and healthier place was my child.  My body had gone from a size 2 dancer to a size 14 prednisone patient and I had pretty much accepted that.  But after my child was in the picture, I was terrified of not...

May 26, 2017

Ever have a day packed with deadlines at work, errands that you’ve put off to the point that you no longer can, meals that need to be made and laundry that has to be done, and you were out of spoons before you even got dressed?  Yeah, it’s one of those days.

Parenting i...

May 23, 2017

I am so excited to be here with you - Welcome!  My name is Danielle, and I have been living with Chronic Illnesses for a little over a decade at this point.  I am a mother to a rambunctious toddler, a full-time worker in HealthCare IT, and a Powerlifting Enthusiast!  I...

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