Indira Shyju can vividly remember waking up, screaming in pain with what felt like someone hitting the bone in her shoulder with a hammer. After many doctors visits and being rushed to hospital emergency in severe pain, she was finally diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis which completely changed her life.
In this podcast, Indira shares her experiences of living with crippling pain that would come and go, how uncertain her life became and how she finally began to find her way back to herself again and integrated chronic illness into her life.
Indira Shyju is a pharmacist by education and worked as a researcher for 15 years. Cooking has been her passion always and she first started her blog to document the traditional southern Indian recipes that she learned from her Mom. Later when she was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis, she turned to AIP to help manage it. As Indira has been able to heal herself tremendously using the AIP diet, she decided to switch careers and become a nutritional therapist.
Her mission now is to help people suffering from autoimmune and other chronic diseases improve their quality of life using diet and lifestyle changes and she also conducts cooking lessons. teaching others how to cook Indian food and other healthy meals.
In addition to cooking, Indira loves to do gardening and interior design and lives with her loving husband and two children in Connecticut, USA.
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