emma hogg, a life i choose, joy

Why we’re not meant to be happy all the time

Ola my friends!

I hope you’ve had a joyful week!

This week’s video is a day-in-the-life kind of vlog, where after spending some fun time with my family I have a fibro flare-up and get into a bit of a funk. We chat about fibromyalgia, resiliency and what they mean to me, and why we’re not meant to be happy all the time because each emotion serves a vital purpose.

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emma hogg, goals, a life i choose, psychotherapist, malta

How I Choose My Goals VLOG // My Fibro Recovery Story

Ola my friends!

I hope you’ve had a fantastic week!

In this week’s vlog, you join Pete and I at our first circuit training session! For the longest time, I avoided intense work-outs because I feared they’d send me into a fibro flare-up. After working on my recovery for the past 3 years, I finally feel strong enough to take my fitness to the next level.

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emma hogg, a life i choose, psychotherapist

My Experience of Fibromyalgia: 2018 Update

Fibro can feel like a slow-death sentence. My condition had deteriorated so badly, I knew that I had to get better or my life was heading nowhere good. I researched the condition like crazy and applied any lifestyle adjustment that I thought could help. These are the 4 adjustments I’ve found most helpful. I hope they help you (or someone you love) too. x

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How I Healed My Body With Higher-Quality Food

Hey You!

Unless you’re new to A Life I Choose, you probably already know that I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia when I was 27 and had a Transient Ischemic Attack when I was only 30.

My body was going downhill fast. Making it through the day was agony! I knew that if I didn’t get things under control, I wasn’t going to accomplish much in this life…if I got to live much longer, for that matter.

I became certain I was going to die young. How long could a person possibly survive a full life, when their body couldn’t repair itself? The urgency this created within me spurred me to research the condition like crazy! Continue reading “How I Healed My Body With Higher-Quality Food”

My experience of fibromyalgia so far

Dear You,

Thanks for stopping by again πŸ™‚

Today’s blog post is about my experience of fibromyalgia so far. In the video below, I speak about how I noticed something wasn’t functioning right, the process of being diagnosed, and my eventual treatment plan. I also mention the tips I received that helped me the most.

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