Posts Tagged ‘Ankylosing Spondylitis’

Q&A: Recently diagnosed with AS. What has help you with your AS?

Hi Batty, My friend is a long time customer of yours and actually bought it for her because she has sensitive skin. She actually just sent me your youtube video about Ankylosing Spondylitis(AS) tonight because I was just diagnosed with it last year. I have to say you’re a huge inspiration and you should be […]

Customer Review: Really helps cover the redness of new and old pimples

Mineral Concealer

Thanks so much to Larissa, for taking the time to submit a review of my Mineral Cream Concealer over at! I’m also smiling ear to ear because of that last sentence; That seriously made my day… week.. maybe even month! When I get feedback like this, it reminds me of those days when AS […]

Weekly Photo Recap ( June 9 – 15)

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Here’s this week’s photo recap! Check out what I’ve been up to (or have at least documented ) since the last recap post! Pictures are displayed from the oldest to the most recent (dates are included in the description of the picture). If you’d prefer to see my picture updates as they are posted, follow my […]

Studio Update and Weekly Photo Recap

Me and this handsome man are off to see a special doggie surgeon about his leg today. Wish us luck! (April 4th)

Here’s the weekly recap of my instagram pix! Usually I try to post the recap on Tuesday’s but this week I was so busy with little man’s sale that I didn’t get to the recap until now! Actually, posting this is a little break from filling orders from little man’s sale. Thankfully I had back […]

The Last Week in Pictures

Tub time (March 27th)

I’m documenting my day-to-day more often now (like I mentioned in this post and this post). Here’s my picture recap of the last week. If you want to keep up with my daily pictures, check out my instagram feed. If you’re interested in more of these types of posts, check out the tags (at the […]

My Life with Ankylosing Spondylitis (video)

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In this video I talk about what living with Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is like for me. I also briefly mention what living with Fibromyalgia is like. And I talk about a few things that are helping me to manage energy levels. See what’s in my daily smoothies here. (UPDATE) My sister talks about a few […]

What do eyes, teeth and sleep have in common? (Video)


Answer: they are all mentioned in this personal update!

Event Cancellations: Important update for Londoners


Important news bite for Londoners – I’ve canceled my visit to the Covent Garden Market this month and next. I’m hoping to book a day or two in November and December  (scratch that, they are already all booked up!).  However, you can find me every Saturday morning in St Thomas at the farmers market (more […]

Writing Therapy, Life Shifts, and a Silver Lining


I’m continuing down my path of reflection. Actually, I think the reflection stage is now blurring with a stage where I’m actively looking for fulfillment outside of where I’m at now. Ya, sounds a bit vague but I’ll explain. First I need to let you know that this is another “batty ramble” post. (see this […]

On the mend but don’t jinx it!


Pondering Fibro Flares and Their Effect on Batty’s Bath


Since starting the new year, with my new years resolutions in mind, I’ve been working on ways to make “shifts” and changes to see those resolutions realized.  And honestly, they aren’t so much “new years” resolutions as they are long-term life style goals. New Years just happened to be a convenient time to summarize and […]

Doggies enjoy when I take a break (forced or voluntary) as much as I do.


New Year, Same Goal, Refined Approach

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This year my overall “life” goal is the same as the past 8 years: Control my Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) and Fibromyalgia / Feel better inside and out / Improve my quality of life It sure sounds “simple” when summarizing it like that, but it’s definitely anything but simple.  It’s a goal that I don’t always […]

My Week So Far: It’s a Batty Life

My Week So Far: It's a Batty Life

Is it Thursday already?? Wow! It’s weeks like these that make me realize how whole month can go by so fast without feeling like you’ve got much done! This is how my week has panned out so far….on Monday a fatigue flare up had me sleeping.. for over 24 hours! Because I didn’t get up […]

That Time I Guest V-Blogged for Kind Over Matter

Above is a video I made for Kind Over Matter. If you’d like, check out the original post: Spin Your Story – overcoming challenges and building a business. When Amanda asked the Kind Over Matter community for a guest blogger who could take about overcoming challenges I though I might just be able to share […]