Hey Folks! I hate taking medicine! As I’ve learned more about the potential damage that aspirin and other non-steroidal pain relievers can cause, I sought out alternatives. I have an old whiplash injury from 2010. It can be a frustrating pain as depending on what I have going on, it can get stronger and quite … Continue reading 3 Natural Pain Relievers
Hey folks! So today is Saturday and it’s my day to cook for the parental units. I thought I would share one of the things that I use as a staple in my cooking — home-made bone broth. It’s NOTHING like the store-bought stuff. My family drinks it every day — even in the summer. … Continue reading Bone Brothety Goodness!
“You lie down with dogs and you get up with fleas.” Such an intense graphic offered by my southern grandmother portrayed a perfect message. Be around the wrong crowd and you’ll start behaving like the wrong crowd – and get all the bad stuff that comes along it. However, now that I know better, the converse … Continue reading Be With The People Who Bring Out the Best In You
I’ve never said it before, but caring for my mom is the hardest thing I’ve ever done. But, the paradox of the situation is that it’s got to be one of the most wonderful experiences I’ve had in my life. Let me explain what I mean by ‘hard.’ It’s not about the things we need … Continue reading The hardest thing I’ve ever done…
Okay, I confess… I’m an addict. And, the first thing to do in order to change is admit you have a problem. I’m now 10 days into my sugar withdrawal. This process has been rough! No headaches today, but still the stuffy sinuses and queasy stomach. Most of the shakiness is gone. When I told … Continue reading Confessions of a #Sugar Addict
Yes, it is oh so real! Dear Sweet Baby Jesus, it’s real. Today makes a week of my weaning off refined sugar. I’ve had really good days and definitely some challenging days in that time. I woke up with an achy head. (Last night I had the achy head and queasiness.) I’ve honestly been … Continue reading #Sugar withdrawal is real…
No! I love sugar. I love cakes, pies, ice cream, and candy. But, my brother told me once. I’ll call him Baby Bass Man. “A man can be good to ya, but not good for ya.” That’s my relationship with sugar. Oh, it tastes so good, but Lawd does it make me feel bad. In … Continue reading Do I really want to be free from sugar?