Here is a very insightful article about the latest research in Osteoporosis, which reassures me that I have chosen the healthiest way to strengthen my bones.
In 2001, when I was 51, I broke my little toe, and was diagnosed, by Dexa tests, with Osteoporosis.
Two years later I was dumped by a huge wave in the surf and broke my collar bone.
Then in 2007, I cracked my right knee cap, at the same time that my daughter fell pregnant!
I felt deep in my bones that medical drugs were not for me, despite warnings by doctors of being a crippled old lady, and flashbacks of my mother dying at 69 after complications of a hip fracture.
Now, I am 69 myself, I am slight built and my BMD is still showing osteoporosis.
However, I am fit and healthy. I
dance twice a week
do my Healthy Bones training in a program called Bones for Life.
use Ayurvedic medicine to improve my digestion and nourish my bones.
learnt to stand up for myself and speak up for myself.
For more information about the Bones For Life program, visit
Here is a link for the next training in Brisbane in March, 2018