Guruatma K Khalsa

healing from the inside out

February 28, 2014
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“I probably never had a really good breath in my whole life until I came to Chair Yoga Class with Guruatma!”

When I first came to Chair Yoga Class for Seniors and for People with a Disability at Metropolitan Multi-Service Center here in Houston, TX, about 8 months ago, I had trepidation that I couldn’t do anything because I had been more »

February 18, 2014
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Gluten/Processed-Sugar/Dairy-Free Diet for Autoimmune Disorders – my experience

Although it’s a new challenge to have on your plate (pun intended), changing my diet and going gluten, processed-sugar and dairy-free is one of the biggest things I did that helped me attain a state of remission with the autoimmune more »

February 15, 2014
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I now have 1 Cochlear Implant – am I going to get another one for the other ear? Report #1 on 2-15-14

Many people are asking me if I’m going to get another implant for my other profoundly-deaf ear. Here’s my answer just for today because this is a whopping process and a mind-blowing journey – God only knows what’s next in more »

February 6, 2014
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Make a Complete List of Your Questions & Concerns for your Chronic/Critical Illness Doctor’s Appointments

Our doctor appointment are SO IMPORTANT, and they’re FAST! So, in order to be fully prepared to take total advantage of the opportunity to meet with my doctor and get all my issues addressed, all my questions answered, I take more »

February 4, 2014
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Did you go through a grieving process when you lost your hearing?

A woman in my Hearing Loss Association sent me this: I am taking an online course to be a Peer Mentor.  I have to interview someone with hearing loss.  Would you mind answering a couple of questions for me?  After more »

January 26, 2014
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How killer-hard I worked to belong to the hearing world

i’ve been allowing myself to ‘fess up’ and admit just how killer-HARD i work to belong to the hearing world   here are the things on my list:   the phone is torture, even with CaptionCall software program on my more »

January 24, 2014
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Autoimmune disease remission – how I achieved that status

A woman in my FaceBook autoimmune support group for Relapsing Polychondritis, asked me: What if anything did you do to be in remission? Was it medication? Supplements? Good luck? My answer: I did tons of things! – diet and nutrition, herbs more »

January 23, 2014
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Cochlear Implant in relation to Relapsing Polychondritis & how my RPC support group ROCKS!

I just posted this today (1-23-13), 15 days post-Coclear Implant surgery in my right ear, to my FB Relapsing Polychondritis Awareness Support Group/family: There were so many RPC considerations in the space of my Cochlear Implant surgery experience : #1 more »

December 21, 2013
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“How am I going to convince my doctor that I’m suffering?” -from one who is dealing with a rheumatological condition yet to be diagnosed

My response: First of all, you’re doing a great job of fending for yourself in a really REALLY challenging arena full of so many unknowns – BESIDES that you’re probably exhausted, feeling desperate and living in an unacceptable amount of pain more »

December 7, 2013
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Chronic Critical Illness client listens to her body’s craving for eggs.

A client shared this with me: After one particularly bad night, I woke up with a huge craving for eggs. Which I do try to avoid. But I decided to eat them, and I got an egg and potato burrito. more »