I’m on a new journey this year – one of trying to get healthy. It will probably be the hardest thing I ever attempt. I’ve lived with so many bad habits for so many years, I really need to start from scratch. For readers who check in here once in a while, you have read […]
CFS and Fibro – Huh?
I’ve had a puzzling, interesting, disappointing, and then hopeful few weeks. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia a week ago. I suspected it, but didn’t want to hear it. For seven months, I’ve been dealing with joint pain, muscle aches, serious fatigue and no energy. I kept pushing through it, which, I learned later, made things […]
Whenever I’m asked about my favorite book, I always mention Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud. I urge people to buy it, I’ve given it for gifts, and I think it should be required reading freshman year of college. People who know me are probably tired of hearing me talk about it. Here are some snippets […]
Angelina Jolie is a controversial figure. Some people think she’s a talented, tattooed actress; some think she stole Brad Pitt from Jennifer Aniston and tops the weird chart for wearing (second husband) Billy Bob Thornton’s blood in a vial around her neck. Other people admire her work as an ambassador to third world countries; […]
MANGOES (what you need to know)
I have a love/hate relationship with mangoes. For me, they are equally delicious and toxic. I didn’t know this until last year when a friend of ours gave us some huge, juicy mangoes from her tree. After eating them nonstop for a few days, I woke up with a few itchy dots on my wrist. […]
I’ve been on the lookout for a good protein bar. Apparently I don’t get enough protein. That can happen when you don’t eat cows, much chicken, most dairy, or anything else that tastes good. So about two months ago, I went to the health food store and asked the woman in the snack section which […]