Category Archives: Health

Written on Oct, 09, 2013 by in , | Leave a comment

It has been about 10 days since the end of my Whole30. Before I got to the last day, I though that I would continue on longer with the Whole30 as I did not see the results that I was hoping to get and thought perhaps I needed more healing. I do admit that I was discouraged, because the end …

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(and yes, 27 days in I actually get around to my intro Whole30 post) If you’ve been following me for any time, you probably know about some medical mysteries that have plagued me for some time. Medical testing didn’t confirm anything definitively. There were a slight uterine abnormality, but nothing that would seem to cause the incredible swelling I was …

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Written on Aug, 08, 2013 by in , | Leave a comment

This week I took the opportunity to purchase a CSA style basket from Real Food Connections. It was also our week to go into the city to stock up for the next three weeks. Over the previous few days I’d also taken the time to read yet another health/nutrition book, Eat for Health by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, that strongly emphasized …

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Written on Apr, 11, 2013 by in , | 1 Comment.

Back in December, a friend posted on her facebook wall about a promotion that 23andMe was having. For those that do not know,  23andMe offers genetic testing for a wide variety conditions and carrier statuses, and throws in little tidbits about traits and information about ancestry, even allowing you to make contact with other potential relatives that have had testing …

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Written on Feb, 07, 2013 by in , | Leave a comment

Well, I was going to write a post about how laid back everything is now that the kids and I are flying solo for a while. The ability to study whatever we want, the dancing ourselves silly after supper, the lounging on the bed chatting before sleep, the early bedtimes, the playing with our food, my ability to keep the …

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Written on Nov, 03, 2012 by in | 1 Comment.

Because my abdomen is still distended and painful and I’m still loosing weight, I’ve spent the last month being poked, prodded, biopsied and scanned. I’ve done two bowel preps (and gotten to know my bathroom rather well). I’ve drank a number of potions and concoctions (some more pleasant than others). I’ve gotten to meet a couple doctors and a variety …

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