While acupuncture is far from a recent invention, for me, it’s a relatively new undertaking. If someone would have told me a year ago that I was going to climb aboard the acupuncture train and become one of its biggest cheerleaders I would have laughed in said person’s face. Like actually laughed. In their face. Aside from two non-life-changing encounters in my early twenties when I was battling chronic headaches, I knew very little about the ancient Chinese practice.
Then a few months back, I had my first cosmetic acupuncture treatment and my eyes were opened. Then a second encounter came after smacking my foot on a rock that was hidden in the sand and breaking two toes (I was able to fit into my heels for a wedding the next day — result!). So, when the opportunity to have another treatment arose, I jumped at the chance. I was curious to see how different the experiences would be, if at all. Turns out it can be like night and day. I am in no way knocking the previous cosmetic acupuncture experience because I thought that one was pretty amazing, but this experience was definitely more intense. Let me explain. Continue Reading