Health

My son had a funny spot on his leg. I checked to see when his next dermatology appointment was scheduled to discover he hadn't been to the dermatologist in over two years! Ugh! I realize my dismay probably seems silly to most of you. What's the big deal? The big deal is I have a history [...]

With all of the hoopla over mammograms and thermography, I decided to give thermography a go. I had no idea what to expect at my first thermography appointment but it was quite an interesting experience. An experience you might be interested in, if you've ever considered thermography for yourself. Please note: I am not a physician [...]

Are you faced with thyroid issues and depending on your doctor to keep track of your lab work? It's time to take the butterfly by its wings and discover right where you stand with THIS awesome Thyroid Labs Free Printable! It's an excellent addition to your Medical Binder! After being diagnosed with Hashimoto's, lab work became the norm. [...]

"Mom, today my vice principal came to my lunch table, grabbed my jar of water, smelled it, and asked if it was moonshine!" Those were the words of my 13-year-old son who suffers from hippification by association. As I whipped up my latest batch of pit paste with oils diffusing and beans on the soak, [...]

Gardening is actually quite fun and rewarding but that doesn't mean you won't encounter challenges. Garden challenges are easy to overcome, and even prevent, if you know a few secrets to a healthy garden! We've learned the hard way and you can learn from our challenges! Raised Garden Beds are my thing! Not only do we [...]

After being diagnosed with Hashimoto's a few years ago, my journey to health included visits to new specialists. Of course, each new specialist wanted to hear all about my medical history. They expected me to remember every prescription I've had an allergic reaction to, surgery dates, and every supplement AND dose I'm taking. Goodness Gracious! [...]

I saw you. I watched you turn the corner from that Foxy Coffee Espresso stand. Yep! The one where the girls wear next to nothing. I saw your boyish grin as you pulled out. That grin that goes ear to ear and sparkles with mischief. That grin that says I'm naughty and I got away [...]

You've decided to take the plunge into the gardening world and grow your own fruits and vegetables! But what should you grow? You visit a garden center and contemplate picking up starts that look healthy and that everyone else seems to be picking up. You take pause and decide to give it a little more [...]

I thought I was doing the right thing. For well over 15 years our family has had distilled water delivered to our door from a local water bottling company. It was once touted as the healthiest water to drink. Who doesn't want healthy water? Little did we know that that very water was leaching minerals from our bodies [...]

Last year we installed one cinder block raised garden bed. We hoped to do three but our bodies and budget gave out at one. Great news! We built the other two raised beds this year! Yay! There's nothing quite like growing your own food and I'm anxious to get going again this year! After planting a [...]