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…

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…

The Importance of Hydration

Water, its what we’re made of… well… approximately 60% of an adult body is water.  We expend water in various ways, like sweat and urination.  If we are not resupplying ourselves with this life-giving liquid, we will not simply become dehydrated, but will quickly die.  As quickly as a few days. But, there is also…

Chemicals, Chemicals & More Chemicals

The people of the United States through the FDA, have allowed the craziest “food additives”, chemicals, into our food.  Why on earth, would we think that these chemicals were okay to put into food?  What we’ve ended up with is Frankenfood, instead of real, whole foods. Here’s just five of the chemicals that have made…

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….