RECAP: In part one, long time Suncoast Pilates client Sonya had been diagnosed with breast cancer during a routine mammogram, experiencing no symptoms or family history, in February 2015, After a biopsy confirmed the diagnosis, she opted to immediately have a double mastectomy, which was performed March 30, 2015. She has been a studio client since late 2006, taking Pilates sessions three times weekly. Read more
RECAP: In part one, long time Suncoast Pilates client Sonya had been diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2015, and had a double mastectomy March 30, 2015. She has been a studio client since late 2006, taking Pilates sessions three times weekly, and had completed the Balanced Body Pilates instructor training program taught at the studio, though she had not yet tested out. Read more
Approximately 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime, according to www.BreastCancer.org . In 2015, an estimated 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 60,290 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer. Read more
Editor’s note: This is the second in a series by Patricia on how she used mindful movement to recover from serious complications caused by diabetes. You can read her first entry here.
Diabetes is a disease that interferes with the body’s ability to use and store sugar, which can cause many health problems.
Too much sugar in the blood can cause damage throughout the body. Diabetes can result in many complications such as hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, skin complications, eye complications, neuropathy, foot complications, ketoacidosis, nephropathy (kidney disease), gastroparesis, high blood pressure and can lead to stroke and heart disease. Read more