One day, I began sneezing repeatedly, followed by an unusually heavy runny nose and watery eyes. I didn’t think much of it until it started happening more frequently. Eventually, I noticed it always happened a few hours after eating yogurt.
Journal of Natural Healing
For my whole adult life, I’ve been a huge health geek! I’ve always enjoyed eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly and practicing mediation.
On July 4th, 2012, my life changed dramatically. I was suddenly in agonizing pain with a high fever and incapacitated by what was eventually diagnosed as Early Disseminating Lyme Meningitis, and then Lyme radiculoneuritis.
A few years ago, I successfully recovered from a one-year bout of moderate depression. I thought my health was back to normal, but I then developed a follow up problem.
A few simple and effective postures a few times a day release neuromuscular pain and discomfort. I can do that!
Five years ago I sprained my right ankle walking Scruff, the dog, the evening before my daughter’s wedding rehearsal dinner.
My symptoms were the result of a chronic over-firing of the sympathetic nervous system, caused by my refusal to even hear my inner voice, a voice that had been drowned out for years by rules and roles I made myself live by.