Category: Health

My Favorite [Summer] Things

Summer is in full swing here in Michigan, with temperatures in the 90s most days. Some people are psyched, ready to spend the day soaking in the sun and humidity. Others are looking for ways to stay cool, hiding inside, and dreaming of breezes and shade. In the spirit of summer, here are a few

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More Than Oily Goodness

Here’s the deal, y’all know by now how much we looooove our Young Living Essential Oils, like really love them, but did you know that Young Living is more than just oils? Yes, you read that correctly…we are a Wellness Commuity! It is so much more than ordering a beautiful kit and being done with

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You Call That a Pimple!?

Y’all know the type, “OMG! I have the biggest pimple right now!!” They say with their small pores, smooth skin, no blackheads, and one tiny white head. Any other serious acne sufferers want to smack them? I have struggled with acne since I was about 13…and 14 years later, I’m still dealing with acne. What

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The Worst Four-Letter Word: CARB.

Fuck. I knew, in the back of my mind, exactly what my doctor was going to tell me. You might remember, that at the beginning of May I was experiencing some pretty intense hormonal issues. I made an appointment with my gynecologist, went, and left with the same instructions I had been given almost two

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Overpacker’s Anonymous

Lately, it seems as though I’ve been traveling a lot, which is very out of the ordinary for this small town girl. And by small town, I mean, a girl that lives in the suburbs of Metro-Detroit where there’s a Tim Horton’s about every mile and a half. So, make whatever you will with that.

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The Power of Naps

I come from a long line of serial nappers. It’s somewhere in our genes. I love a good nap, if it’s done right. So, in preparation for your weekend, here’s my tried and true list of nap rules. Comfort is key. Find a comfy spot, it doesn’t have to be a bed, really, it shouldn’t be

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Hormones Are Stupid.

Being the primary caregiver for another human has taught me a lot of things. I’ve been responsible for administering/managing medications, cleaning and changing PICC lines, administering IV medications, and a slew of other things. The absolute worst thing that it has taught me is that ignoring my own physical (and mental) health is easier than

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