Trim Healthy Mama & My Family

About six months ago, my husband developed the signs of diabetes (insatiable thirst, frequent potty breaks, difficulty recovering from a candida-like rash breaking out all over his body, and rapid weight loss after having gained over the past few years), but due to finances, we were unable to send him to his doctor.  Finally, having saved…

It’s My Ovaries Stupid!

 The book, Its My Ovaries Stupid!, by Dr. Elizabeth Lee Vliet is chock full of information for women!  It really opened my eyes to all the different things that can happen with regard to our ovaries.  I wish that I had come across this book years ago, but at least I stumbled across it at our used…

Berry Bliss

Berry Bliss 1 cup organic strawberries, halved 1 cup organic blueberries 20 raw, organic cashews 10 raw, organic almonds and/or walnuts 1/2 T. raw, organic sunflower seeds 1/2 cup organic, unsweetened coconut milk Mix all fruit and nuts/seeds in your favorite bowl and pour milk over just before serving (or drink the milk on the side!).

PCOS Makes You Crazy?

Does PCOS make you crazy?  I've certainly had my rounds of uncomfortable mood swings.  Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a master manipulator of a girl's hormones.  And not only is it confusing to the girl who has it or the family who has to deal with this emotional roller coaster, but doctors don't often help the…

13 Ways to Stay Stuck in the Stew

You're miserable with your life.  You feel stuck in the stew and you can't seem to see a way out.  Depression is a leading cause of not living our lives.  There really is a way out though!  I'll share with you my list of reminders.  A sort of reverse staircase to the sunshine. I wrote…

My Top 5 Cold Remedies

You're sick… Your head is pounding, you have a fever, your nose is stuffy, your throat is burning like the Chicago fire of 1871!  What do you do?  How will you make it when you feel so miserable?  Check out my top 5 cold remedies.  These work great for me and help making having a…

Sickness – A Breeding Ground

I'm sick y'all.  A nice little head cold, nothing major.  J has been sick all week after a family visit and there are a few people at work who've also been sniffling and sneezing, so I knew it was probably inevitable that I would get sick.  And since I came down with the sniffles and a…

12 Steps to Raw Foods

  Two years ago, this month, I tried a 28-day raw foods experiment.  I won't go into details about the program I followed, except to say that it was good, but not the right one for me.  I still believe a raw food lifestyle is probably the best out there for healing purposes, but my…

Celiac Disease on the Rise?

I work at a medical lab, processing specimens, and tonight I was struck with how many Celiac disease screens we've been doing. What is Celiac Disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder.  Its thought to affect 1 in 100 people and its believed that over 2 million people are undiagnosed here in the United States….

Cancer and Raw Foods

The big "C".  Its frightening when you or someone you love is diagnosed with it, in one of its many forms.  The traditional remedies for cancer are surgery, radiation, chemo therapy, laser therapy, hyperthermia, stem cell replacement (like bone marrow transplants), transfusions, and well… its too late, so guess you're gonna die.  According to the American…