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…

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…

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…

Gorgeous Greenie (A Smootie Recipe)

      1 1/2 bananas       1 carrot       5 deglet noor dates       2 c spinach       1 pear       10 oz water       Blend all ingredients in high powered blender and serve!  Excellent source of gorgeous vitamins and minerals.

PCOS Awareness

I have PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome). The disease is one of the endocrine system. It wreaks havoc on your whole body. A great many people think its only a disease of the ovaries, but our body’s systems are so interconnected that having cysts on the ovaries creates mild to extremely severe problems in other systems….