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Realistic Gratitude for Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Chronic illness and sincere gratitude, hmm, not so easy. We all know the “right” things we “should” say and think to show we are above the circumstances, but dang!! Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I don’t want to simply say the “right” things, I want to be realistic and have gratitude with sincerity. It sounds like a tall order but I can do it…

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First Aid Kit – Healthy Natural Version

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Having a handy first aid kit filled with treasures is very helpful for those moments of need. For those who are trying to do things naturally, this is a great gift idea.

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What Courage, Faith & Skills Have You Learned from Chronic Illness?

chronic illness, are you only seeing part of the picture?

Moving forward requires looking at illness from a different perspective. Dr. Randy Michaux said, “During chronic illness, what courage, faith, and skills have you learned.” I love LOVE LOVE this!!!! I know, it is easier to focus on the negative but when we can see past the yuck-and-muck, there are true treasures to be found. Yes, even in the worse of illness and disease circumstances. Give it a shot…

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Healthy Baths With A Blue-Mind

Blue-mind healthy baths for the spirit as well as the body

I need a blue-mind moment. Need this cute adorable little girl and bubbles to make me think happy thoughts. I need my healthy bath with its calming and healing attributes. Yep, I am a bit needy today. This little girl in her bubble bath is bringing a smile to my face and calming my spirit as well as my body.

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Ghee vs Clarified Butter vs Butter

real food - ghee

Butter, clarified butter and ghee are real food. All have only one ingredient, the same ingredient, but they have a bit of a different taste. They also work inside the body a bit differently. Upsides and the downsides of how they can affect autoimmunity. And an easy gourmet homemade gift recipes…

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Butter, A Healthy Fat

real food, butter, a healthy fat

Yes, I said butter. We are now learning that healthy “fats” are not what is making society “fat.” I know “fat” has been the enemy of many for decades. For most of the population, they wouldn’t touch it with a ten-foot pole, for health reasons. The others, well they would never think of doing without. Science can sometimes do a 180-degree flip and now we are back to butter, thank goodness…

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Pears – Real Food Real Taste

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Pears are a sweet bell-shaped fruit that has a fun grainy, almost sandlike, texture. Having been around since ancient times and in America, since 1620 we have many varieties to choose from. As always, real food provides real nutrients and real taste that cannot be beaten.

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Family Naysayers, Your Health

your health and family naysayers

Family squabbles about health, healthcare for ourselves and our children can easily get out of hand. Can we make it a fair fight?

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Squirrelly Fun

having fun during illness

It is the little things in life that make me stop, smile and enjoy life. Today it was some squirrelly fun…

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What is Mitochondria?

Mitochondria, Powerhouse of the cell

If I make this oversimplified, you won’t have to read any farther!! Mitochondria is your ATP, your energy. There you have it, easy-smeezie. So, where is it located and how do we get to it, repair it and build it so we feel the energy in our everyday lives???

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