I will admit, this has been, by far, the hardest step towards wellness. It's an ongoing effort, but it does get easier with time. It has been about leaving behind all the things I used to hide behind or use as an excuse, and really accepting the solitude and nakedness of not being anything but… Continue reading My journey to wellness, wholeness, and health: Step 1
Stock, Broth, Bones and Scraps (and some not-recipes)
I haven't wanted to write this post simply because of the faddish nature of the subject of 'bone broth' / 'meat stock' / whatever. (Incidentally, my kids have dubbed it 'chicken noodle soup without the chicken or the noodles,' so add that to the list.) But today I discovered yet another sad societal turn of… Continue reading Stock, Broth, Bones and Scraps (and some not-recipes)
When life give you lemons, use them!
There are so many things you can do with lemons! (Other than simply chucking them at whoever brought the proverbial lemons into your life...) I love lemons. They're bright and cheery, they're tart and tangy, and they are oh, so versatile! Food, drink, cleaning, deodorizing, whitening, lightening, refreshing, thickening...what can't you do with lemons? So… Continue reading When life give you lemons, use them!
There are a lot of things to be said about aging. I say, unequivocally, aging is a part of nature, and therefore to be not just accepted, but revered, enjoyed, treasured, in any form. I sit here, a shadow of my younger self. I am blessed to have "aged well," as some would put it.… Continue reading Aging enthusiastically!
Get some dirt in your diet
This is a disclaimer ⇒⇒⇒ I am not a doctor. I am not a scientist. I am not a licensed anything. I am simply sharing my thoughts, my story, and my journey with you. Nothing in the natural world lives in absolute isolation. There is no such thing as sterile, in any form, in nature. So why… Continue reading Get some dirt in your diet
The illness epidemic
Everyone is sick. Everyone feels like crap. Everyone has a disorder or syndrome or disease. Really, take a minute and try to think of someone you know that has not told you of some health-related complaint or stress they are going through. If you can come up with someone, ask yourself why...is it because they… Continue reading The illness epidemic
Allergies, great and small
This is a disclaimer ⇒⇒⇒ I am not a doctor. I am not a scientist. I am not recommending anything. I am simply sharing my thoughts, my story, and my journey with you. An allergic reaction is what happens when something your body comes in contact with is perceived as a bad thing, poison, or… Continue reading Allergies, great and small