REVIEW & DEMO: How I Straighten My Hair with Chronic Pain feat. Irresistible Me Diamond hair styler

SENT FOR REVIEW Hello readers! Today I have made a quick tutorial on how I use straightening iron to smooth out my rough frizzy hair. The hair straightener I have used here is from Irresistible Me and it's called Diamond Hair Styler. As you may already know, I suffer from chronic shoulder and arm pain which prohibits me from heat style my hair everyday. But sometimes in an occasion, when I want to make my hair more manageable and polished, this is how I do that. Here is the video on my

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How to look your Best, when you are feeling your Worst!

Umm…. I think “Best” would be an overstatement… “Presentable” would be more appropriate here!We all have one of those days when we feel like sh** and look even worse…may be due to late-night party, lack of sleep, ongoing exam or project, or any sickness. You have no idea how many times I had to hear, “What happened to you?” or “Are you sick?” due to my TOS pain and troubles. If you are facing your difficulties everyday like me, soon it’s going to be awkward & annoying to answer all these

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Anniversary OR Looking back into the life of a TOSer

[If you don't know about TOS/Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, click here.]For those who are reading this article thinking it as a sweet memoir of some lovable memory, I am sorry to disappoint you.3 years ago today, I was preparing for my right cervical rib removal surgery, scared and unknown of the outcome...But full of hope that everything will be okay as soon as I get rid of that “thing”.Most of us who have had this rib removal surgery go through the same phase, same emotion- more or less. It’s hard

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Fish Oil: yay or nay?

[This article is intended for general knowledge and information. Consult your physician before taking any new medication.] Fish oil or Omega 3 fatty acid and its benefit to health is one of the most discussed topic right now. After learning many peoples’ experiences and reading many articles about the positive effects of fish oil in our body, I got curious and dug deeper into this topic. Here’s what I have found. SOURCE Fish oil comes from the tissues of fatty

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Good foods,Greater benefits!

Today I am writing about some common foods with wonderful health benefits which we eat and sometimes hesitate to eat.So let’s get started.Fats and oils-I am talking about the “good” fats here…. Like omega 3 fatty acids [related article here] . Salmon, sardine, herring, mackerel are rich sources of omega 3 fatty acid.Olive oil, canola oil, rice bran oil, grape seed oil, walnut oil these are linked to reduced risk of cardiovascular disease.poor olive oil from Popeye cannot take

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How to manage chronic pain in 5 everyday steps

Let's kick pain, in the a** !!Okay, it's weird, I know. But this is how we can act when we are facing it E-V-E-R-Y-D-A-Y.Let’s get to the point. It’s easier to lecture about pain BUT tougher to experience it and the toughest tolerate it. I am not an expert in pain management but based on my studies and daily experiences, I am jotting down some useful facts about chronic pain.STRESS & PAIN-Pain causes mental stress AND stress makes the condition worse. It's ironic, given the fact that we

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TOS : How to cope with it everyday

I haven't ever considered about sharing my TOS problems with anyone else, outside my family. Because  I thought it would be my weakness to talk about these things. But I was so wrong! Neither is it “nagging” nor “weakness”. Rather it takes real strength to tolerate the pain and calmly talk about it. I came across some groups about cervical ribs and TOS in Facebook. I will attach the links below. These groups made me realize there are so many people out there suffering everyday and still

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