I always knew there was something different about my mom's soup. This wasn't a constant in our diet, but it stuck out mostly during my high school and college days. No matter what the main ingredients in her soup were, mung beans for Ayurvedic cleansing or mushrooms and lentils because those were the only things … Continue reading Bones, Broth, & the Basics
So, as I discussed in my last post, I've gained a bit of weight over the summer and I'm really starting to feel that I need to kick my butt back into shape, into wellness, and away from the things that limit my ability to be on my game! This cleanse came around quickly. I … Continue reading Lifting of the Fog: Liver, Gallbladder, and Bowel cleanse.
Between the ages of 5 and 10, I lived in Virginia. I learned a lot about the Revolutionary War time period and it has always fascinated me. Our founding father's gave up a lot to give us the freedom that we, so dearly, love today. I remember sitting in history class, in 3rd grade, and … Continue reading Freedom, Farming, & Food.
Yesterday marked the first global March Against Monsanto. I stand by our right, in the USA, for the 1st amendment; the freedom of assembly. It is so important that we exercise our rights as citizens in order to take part in our government, our society, our State. The freedoms which we sometimes take for granted, … Continue reading March Against Monsanto – The Freedom of Assembly
I just finished off my bottle of apple cider vinegar and this lovely culture was floating around in my mug. Isn't she beautiful? Naturally occurring cultures are GOOD! You want to make sure that your ACV has the "mother" in it - as this is the most beneficial part! Studies show that it may help … Continue reading Love Your Mother
Today I'll be taking part in Survey Thursday. After getting some more followers - THANK YOU - I felt it may be helpful to answer some basic questions about me...so tune in (or tune out) for some things about me! A is for Age: I'm 23 - Born January 3rd - proud Capricorn! B is for … Continue reading Survey Thursday – Learn About Me!
Need a good way to ensure that you won't be eating sugar later today, tomorrow, next week, next year? Here ya go! This is a little clip from an awesome UK show "Supersize vs. Superskinny". Last semester, I worked on a project that would help curb childhood obesity in Michigan. One of the points I … Continue reading What do you do if you are craving sweets? Watch this video.
So, how do you make sure that you're keeping healthy while at work? Bring stuff from home! Here's a look at my office necessities - apple cider vinegar and honey, grapefruit, apples, chia seeds, trail mix, Mag/Cal, to-go french press, and my coconut oil & vanilla extract coffee blend. Since this is only my second … Continue reading Sunday Dinner with Dad & Office Necessities
Happy Monday! I feel like the last 48 hours are a blur and a dream...I'm officially a college graduate and beginning the next chapter of my life - a 23-year-old still trying to change the world, become the healthiest person I can be, and to appreciate all the little blessings in my life. This past … Continue reading Rant: GMO, gut disease, inflammation, and the great USofA
I am hurting today. Yesterday, around noon, I just got a horrible migraine and neck ache I thought it could be from poor diet (a little too much sugar for the past week)...maybe not doing yoga (haven't been in the studio in a week, but have been doing some at home)...or from staring at this computer … Continue reading Chia seeds, back pain, & graduating