In Which I Nix the Plantar Fasciitis or What To Do When Your Feet Fail You

This post is a reworked repeat of one I did some years ago. I’ve met several people who are suffering with PF. I can totally relate, so I’m reposting in the hope that it may help someone. I beat plantar fasciitis by taking the following supplements daily: 500 mg magnesium (recommended to take before bed…seems to cause drowsiness in some people and is sometimes used as a sleep aid) Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid) I couldn’t find it on it’s own, so I take a Stress-B Complex that contains it, recommended daily dosage. Note: Not all B-Complexes contain Pantothenic Acid. Read the labels. Fish Oil 1000 iu per day Vitamin C recommended daily dosage for absorption of the Vitamin B (I get this in a daily multi vitamin) Also recommended: eat an anti inflammatory diet. (Google is your friend here.) I didn’t do that, but the source where I found the supplement info… [Read More]

Cat Feet? Why?

“Why Cat Feet Studio?” When I was in school I loved English; loved it with a passion! By contrast, I hated math; hated it down to the marrow of my bones. When I reached high school that hate turned to utter loathing of vilest description. This, however, is not the point. The point is that I loved anything having to do with words and when my freshman English teacher, Mr. Gray, introduced us to Fog by Carl Sandburg I fell in love. With the poem. I was already in love with Mr. Gray but that’s not the point either. You can read the poem here. You also need to know that several years later, after I was married (not to Mr. Gray, thankfully, because that would have just been weird) my husband and I began to keep cats and I officially became a ‘cat person.’… [Read More]