Want to stay healthy during cold and flu season? Look no further than your own body. By now, I think most of us know that the key to staying healthy is our immune system. Our immune system is on the front lines for us every single day being constantly bombarded with infectious organisms and other invaders who’s goal is to infiltrate and wreak havoc on our health. [Read more…] about Want to stay healthy during cold and flu season?
Having a hard time cutting out refined sugar? Here are 10 steps to help curb your addiction.
Are you ready to make 2019 your best year ever? If health is at the top of your list then you have come to the right spot. The start of the year seems like a good time to address the topic of sugar. Especially if you are just emerging out of the holiday party scene having indulged a little, like me.
I have to tell you that I would have laughed at the title of this post 4 years ago. I was an absolute sugar lover, in fact I would skip dinner all together if I was traveling and pick up a giant bag of gummy bears instead, as I ran through the airport. [Read more…] about Having a hard time cutting out refined sugar? Here are 10 steps to help curb your addiction.
The benefits of Juicing vs. Blending
The number one question I get asked from people when they find out that I juice, is what’s the difference between juicing and blending and which one is better for you? My simple answer is, they are very different from each other, but both extremely healthy. When I started juicing I was 2 rounds into my chemo treatment and was feeling pretty crummy. I went to a juicing class, bought a juicer, and began juicing. It was just what my body needed. I started to feel better after about 2 weeks straight of juicing twice daily. [Read more…] about The benefits of Juicing vs. Blending
Want an easy breakfast….try my overnight oats!
I don’t know about you, but mornings for us with our 3 girls can be pretty hectic. Every minute counts. Up until a few years ago our biggest decision in the morning was what kind of cereal did they want to eat. I think we always had 3 different brands and flavors on hand. Mornings were pretty simple, until we decided to kick that sugar bomb of a breakfast to the curb. Even the brands that market themselves as healthy choices are usually full of sugar and suspect ingredients.
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How I took back my health after my cancer diagnosis.
This is me after each of my 6 chemo treatments wearing Penguin Cold Caps to save my hair from falling out due to my treatment. These caps were -40 degrees below zero. Yes, in case your wondering, that is very cold! Hence being wrapped in a warm blanket with an electric one underneath.
Up until February 2015 I had been living a seemingly normal life. Like most young moms, I was balancing working full time, and raising my 3 young girls. We were constantly on the move and meeting every days demands as they occurred. I was exhausted and felt like I was barely keeping my head above water. Life got even more complicated when our youngest daughter was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder, but through it all we tried to manage the stress from that situation and keep life in perspective. In the midst of this whirlwind, I just celebrated my 40th birthday when I had my first routine mammogram. [Read more…] about How I took back my health after my cancer diagnosis.