In order to thrive with Graves Disease I’ve completely radicalized my life and created a healthy lifestyle that supported my well-being. I went from a junk food loving couch potato to a health foodie with an appreciation for meditation, yoga and fresh air. I’ve created a self care routine that would have baffled me pre-Graves as well as embraced everything from dry body brushing, to oil pulling, to essential oils and more. My healthy lifestyle revamp coupled with an awesome medical team has allowed me to regain my sense of well-being. I will never look back.
Everyone has the ability to create a healthy lifestyle that makes them feel awesome! But how exactly do you make it last? Here’s my little lifestyle sustainability secret:
Do You Want to Know How I make sure that my healthy lifestyle is sustainable?
I was diagnosed with Graves Disease almost four years ago, and the changes it fostered in my world have been both sorrowful and incredible. One of the most amazing and joyful, healthy changes have revolved around food! My food philosophies have evolved so completely that Sara circa 2012 would scoff at me (whilst scarfing down Tim Tams and guzzling root beer).
But how exactly did I make such healthy changes (and how can you do it too?)
Welcome to 2016! Another year has arrived and with that comes a lot of excitement and an overwhelming amount of pressure. How will we better ourselves this year? How will we define 2016? What will we resolve to do?
Let’s talk about my New Year resolution and why it’s an awesome idea for you too: