Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy- CIPN

CIPN- (Chemotherapy - induced peripheral neuropathy) is related to some chemotherapy drugs. One may experience sensory symptoms; numbness and tingling, pain, impaired proprioception and motor symptoms; weakness, unsteady balance and difficulty performing some of your activities of daily living. Occupational Therapists can address these symptoms and make recommendations :

  1. Signs and Symptoms

  2. Fall Prevention

  3. Compensation Strategies- may include assistive devices

  4. Safety Education

  5. Exercise and Strengthening

  6. Energy Conservation & Pacing

For more information on how to manage these symptoms- check out
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Welcome to my Universe!

I started this blog to share some of my ideas, in health and wellness, exercise, hobbies, nutrition, holistic occupational therapy tools and tricks.  Many of which I may use on any given day that brings JOY in my life and the people whom I have helped! I hope you enjoy this blog. So let's take this journey together. 

Ann Marie


What is the 30 Day Healthy Habits Challenge?

What is the 30 Day Healthy Habits Challenge?

- doTerra has made it easy for us and put together a structured 30 day commitment to selfceare routines & supplements. 

- I know how busy you all are but these are small, simple routines that create LASTING changes & Long Term health benefits.

- You will be provided with support & guided information ( 16 page guide) . And of of course you have ME!

When will this all happen? 

- The plan is to start on Saturday May 12,2018 

What will I need?

- You will need to order your Daily Habits Kit from doTerra by Friday 5/4/2018. Cost: $220.00 + SH, once you order your kit I will send you your FREE 16 page guide. This is ordered thru me. 

- A journal or notebook to log your thoughts daily, your favorite pen or colored markers if you are creative and light to draw. 

- And a commitment to yourself. I will provide you with a commitment letter for you to sign prior to starting the program. 

What is included in the Kit?

This kit includes:

  • doTERRA On Guard® (5 mL)—Use to support immunity*
  • doTERRA Balance® (5 mL)—Use to lessen stress and anxious feelings
  • Frankincense (5 mL)—Use to promote cellular health* 
  • Lemon (5 mL)—Add to water to help release toxins*
  • Lavender (5 mL)—Use to assist with restful sleep and stress management
  • Deep Blue® Rub—Use topically where needed before and after your workout
  • doTERRA Lifelong Vitality Pack®: xEO Mega®, Alpha CRS®+, Microplex VMz®—Maximize your daily nutrient intake
  • DigestZen® Supplements: DigestZen TerraZyme®, PB Assist®+—Support digestion and optimize your gastrointestinal tract*

A couple of you asked if I was doing this also. And the answer is YES !!! I have ordered my kit today and will be ready. So who is going to join ME?

Ann Marie 781-622-0515

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doTerra's 30 Day Healthy Habits Challenge

We all know how difficult it is to establish "healthy habits".  Including: eating right, exercise, rest and manage stress, reduce our exposure to chemicals in our (food, environment, household cleaning products, body care products) and make time for self care (massage, meditate, read a book, or knit!). Its starts with a structured routine. doTerra has designed a simple organized 30 day program that includes a 16 page guide that will support us, along with bioavailable whole food vitamins, digestive enzymes, a cellular complex of essential oils, an omega complex, pre-and probiotics, Deep Blue rub and Lemon, Lavender, Frankincense, Balance and OnGuard essential oils. 

The Challenge begins on Saturday May 12, 2018 and ends on Sunday June 10,2018. Hopefully, it won't end on June 10 as you will continue with your "New" Healthy Habits you have established.

To participate you will need to contact me ( by phone or email) so we can order doTerra's Daily Habits Kit. Cost: $220.00 + SH (by Friday 5/4/2018) once you order your kit I will send you doTerra's 16 page Daily Habits Guide. 

So .....Who's In?

Ann Marie 781-622-0515