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28 12, 2015

Jump Start 2016

By | 2020-02-12T10:51:35-07:00 December 28th, 2015|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

It’s Time! It’s Time! I feel like I’ve been thinking about this, and planning for it, and dreaming about it for months, and now it’s finally here! I can only hope you are half as excited as I am! 2015 has been an epic year to match all others. It was full of adventures, romance, excitement [...]

16 12, 2015

THANK YOU!! Now what can YOU do?

By | 2020-02-12T10:51:35-07:00 December 16th, 2015|Categories: Healthy Living|0 Comments

I CAN’T BELIEVE IT!!! It’s been 30 days, and this is my 30th Post! I accepted a challenge and have actually mede it to the end! It wasn’t always pretty. As you know, there were days I missed, and then did 2 posts another day to make up for it. There were late nights and early [...]

15 12, 2015

What you “Used to Be”

By | 2020-02-12T10:51:35-07:00 December 15th, 2015|Categories: Healthy Living|0 Comments

The same woman has curiously shown up in my life every week for the last month. Perhaps it’s the physical therapist in me, but I am fascinated by the way people move. After watching a few of this woman’s movements, I was certain that, “this woman used to be a dancer”. I really don’t want this [...]

14 12, 2015

The Flu is Not a Season!!! 

By | 2020-02-12T10:51:36-07:00 December 14th, 2015|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The flu is a viral infection that invades your body because your immune system isn’t strong enough to quickly fight it off. Here are some quick reminders about the things that lower your immune system, leaving you more susceptible to getting the flu: Stress Sugar Not Sleeping well Low nutrition from eating nutrient-absent foods Low nutrition [...]

13 12, 2015

Food Sensitivities Versus Allergies

By | 2020-02-12T10:51:37-07:00 December 13th, 2015|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

What is the difference between a food sensitivity and an an actual allergy? To put it simply, I believe that sensitivities are reactions that develop over time, versus allergies which are more of an inherent, genetic reaction. My second belief is that if a sensitivity can develop, it can also be healed. Allergies are something I [...]

11 12, 2015

You Know you Live with a Naturopathic Doctor When…

By | 2020-02-12T10:51:37-07:00 December 11th, 2015|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

You know you live withe a Naturopathic Doctor when: You eat a food you are sensitive to, and your housemate hands you a digestive enzyme and some glutamine. Your wine always comes with a side of Molybdenum When you splurge on organic, free-range chicken and dairy-free cheese, and she makes kale chips, so you have “something [...]

10 12, 2015

How to Stay Balanced While On Birth Control Pills

By | 2020-02-12T10:51:38-07:00 December 10th, 2015|Categories: Healthy Living|0 Comments

Most medications deplete a few or many nutrients from your body, whether as a part of the way they function, or as a side effect of their intent. Today I want to give you a quick reminder for the basic nutrients that Birth Control Pills deplete. Keep in mind that each type of pill is a [...]

9 12, 2015

Waiting on a Turtle (or “My Medical Degree Versus Google”)

By | 2020-02-12T10:51:38-07:00 December 9th, 2015|Categories: Healthy Living|Tags: , , |0 Comments

It is day 3. We think she’s ready, but how do we really know? She seems more tired tonight, but is it just that inward concentration that women find when they are about to give birth? WE HAVE NO IDEA! But we’re guessing, and we’re encouraging her, and we’re soothing her, and we’re patiently waiting. If [...]