Category: health & fitness

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everyone soap + lotion

I’m pretty much addicted to body lotion. And I love a good, fresh, citrusy body wash. But I hate that in most product lines for both there are tons of “hidden” chemicals, toxins, and...

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rising above

I don’t have cancer. I’m not dying. I haven’t lost a limb or had any life-threatening surgeries. But I do have an incurable autoimmune disease. I was recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia. In one sense...

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natural cold remedy

It’s that time of year. Everyone’s got a cold. And they are bound to give it to you. I was meeting people for wedding planning stuff last week, shook a woman’s hand, an hour later...

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from the inside out

I took zyrtec every day for fifteen years. Pretty certain that can’t be healthy. Quite certain it wasn’t cheap. I tried to ween myself off for years, but each time my throat would itch like...

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does your “clean” diet cause cancer?

This is a question everyone should ask… I didn’t know I even needed to ask it until my sister sent me this article entitled: “Watch out for this carcinogen in your organic food.” For me, particularly,...

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don’t look back

A little over three years ago, I walked into Elise Joan’s yoga class. Little did I know, this was no ordinary yoga class. Elise plays hip hop music and the class is highly “athletic.”...

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sometimes you have to reach the bottom

As I mentioned in my decade of pain post, I had reached my wit’s end, I had reached my “rock bottom” when I finally found my way to a holistic doctor. Or should I...

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a decade of pain

I haven’t yet posted about this journey that I have been on over the past six months. It’s a very personal journey, but I feel it’s one worth sharing. Ten years ago, I lost...