Glimpsing Gembles

Wellness Wednesday

Glimpse into blog tweaks

I love to write and to share my ideas and experiences on my blog. I am constantly thinking of new ways to make it more interesting and give my readers a blog which they enjoy. Due to my health, it is quite hard for to me remain consistent, but I try my best, and you […] Read more…

Glimpse into Wellness Wednesday – week 50 – lunges

Lunges are a simple exercise which can be done in various ways to suit your fitness level. As I have mentioned before, when you are often resting, the hip flexors in particular can become tight. Regular lunges can keep this flexible and minimise other issues caused by tight hip flexors, such as a bad back. […] Read more…

Glimpse into Wellness Wednesday – week 49 – Santa squats!

This week’s Wellness Wednesday will focus on the squat, and in keeping with this month’s festive theme, it will be called the Santa Squat! The squat is an awesome exercise which involves the upper and lower body, in particular the butt, thighs, lower back and core. It burns calories, and strengthens and tones your muscles. It is […] Read more…

Glimpse into body image with chronic conditions (i.e. wanting to look and feel great!) Wellness Wednesday week 15

Something that I do not see written about much in relation to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) and other chronic illnesses, is body image and getting fit. Obviously, it is not the highest priority when you are struggling to gain a good quality of life, so it doesn’t feature so much in […] Read more…

Glimpse into Wellness Wednesday – week 10 2014

My tip this week for Wellness Wednesday is to keep a book tracking all your medical visits, results, symptoms, and plans. As I wrote yesterday here, it is so important that you be your own advocate when looking for the best options and answers for your health. Professionals in the health care setting are (mostly) amazing, […] Read more…