Posts in category "Chronic Illness"

Seeing The Other Side of Autoimmune Disease & Depression

Seeing The Other Side of Autoimmune Disease & Depression
I am the type of person who wants to have a solution for everything in life. If there’s a problem, you can bet your bucket that I will try my hardest to solve it! So, you can understand that it gets really frustrating for someone like me when they are presented with some things for... Read more »

Are You Treating The Cause, Or Only The Symptoms?

Are You Treating The Cause, Or Only The Symptoms?
I need to be honest with you, I hate prescription medications.  I realize that some serve a purpose and are actually helping to keep people alive and keep certain pieces of their body functioning, but there are so many out there which are only treating the symptoms of disease and not even addressing the cause. ... Read more »

My New Love Affair With Vegetables... Discovering An Alkaline Body

My New Love Affair With Vegetables... Discovering An Alkaline Body
I admit, though being quite the healthy person, I was never really that great at eating my vegetables.  Most people aren’t, in fact.  We spend time replacing meals with “meal replacement bars” (or other goodies) that are full of all sorts of processed badness, yet they are marketed as being good for you.  Bah! If... Read more »
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When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
“When the situation becomes difficult, the strong will work harder to meet the challenge.” Well, I’m back!  After a month of being almost constantly on the road I’m back with more stories of where I’ve been, what I’ve done, lessons I’ve learned, and also some great tips and stuff for you, as well! I want... Read more »

Love YOURSELF on Valentine's Day

Love YOURSELF on Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is often viewed as a day when you are supposed to/required to buy your loved one flowers, candy, dinner, etc.  Then, all the single people huff and puff about being single (I’m single, I can say that, right?).  Well, I think that’s silly!  I view Valentine’s Day as just a day of love,... Read more »

Food Vs. Body

Food Vs. Body
Are you experiencing some post-Holiday bloating, guilt, fatigue… or all of the above? One thing I’m always reminded of after the Holidays (or birthdays, or other celebrations) is how much food actually does affect my body, my mood, my skin… everything!  Of course, I already knew from past experiences, but it’s always interesting to experience... Read more »
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: The Role of Exercise

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: The Role of Exercise
A few years ago I participated in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.  I joined this walk in honor of my neighbor, who passed away from breast cancer years before.  I had never known anyone with cancer before her, so watching her struggles was a new experience for me.  However, despite the struggles she had,... Read more »