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Are You Gluten Intolerant?

Are You Gluten Intolerant?

I’ve recently succumb to the large probability that I am gluten intolerant.  Stomach issues come and go for me.  I’ve always claimed IBS as part of my issues although I’ve never been diagnosed.  I also highly suspect a gut imbalance caused by taking a large amount of antibiotics growing up.  My stomach issues include gas, bloating and constipation.  At the moment, I…

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Carbon Coco:Whiten Teeth Naturally!

Carbon Coco:Whiten Teeth Naturally!

Need whiter teeth without having to go to the dentist or buy an expensive kit at the store (that contains harmful ingredients)??  I sure did!  My teeth suffer because of my 2+ cups of morning coffee I NEVER miss.  Whitening my teeth professionally isn’t in the budget so when Carbon Coco sent me their whitening toothpaste and activated charcoal, I immediately gave…

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Is Bottled Water Really Necessary?

Is Bottled Water Really Necessary?

There’s a common misconception that bottle water is healthy and with Earth Day behind us, I thought it was time to shine a light on this subject and hopefully inspire you to make a change.  I really hate to be that person that is always the bearer of bad news.  I feel like Debbie Downer all the time!  And if you don’t…

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5 Simple Habits to Boost Digestion…

5 Simple Habits to Boost Digestion…

Keeping my digestion up to speed with my eating is a full time job, I swear.  I have always struggled with stomach issues and tend to be on the backed up side if you will.  New husband-if you’re out there, quit reading NOW.  So growing up I adopted the mentality that the more you go the skinnier you’ll be.  That was borderline…

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Vitamin D From A Tanning Bed?

Vitamin D From A Tanning Bed?

So I have a confession.  I’ve been tanning in a tanning bed!  Gasp!  Yes, I’m one of those that have tan lines in the dead of winter-#basic.  Let me start from the beginning before you X out of this post. A few weeks ago I was feeling pretty blue.  Holidays had past, my daughters were doing great, everything was as it should…

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Perioral/ocular Dermatitis Update-What’s Working….

Perioral/ocular Dermatitis Update-What’s Working….

I’m excited to be updating you on some positive progress on my perioral/ocular dermatitis!  I have 3 very specific things I’m doing that I believe have attributed the most to my progress.  While I’m flared up today, I have experienced a lot of healing and am able to now cover my PD with makeup easily making it much less noticeable! I had…

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FEVERS-Your Body’s Defense…

FEVERS-Your Body’s Defense…

Fevers are one of the most misunderstood bodily responses.  They get a bad rap and cause panic when in reality they are necessary and a positive sign the body’s immune system if functioning properly to protect your body from foreign invaders.  Today I felt it was the perfect time to break down the ins and outs of a fever so the next…

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Kill a Virus with Hydrogen Peroxide!

Kill a Virus with Hydrogen Peroxide!

As we continue to battle cold and flu season I wanted to share something I do on myself and my daughters at the very first sign of an illness.  It’s cheap, safe and simple and in my experience, it has ward off many an illness!  What is it?  Hydrogen Peroxide in the ear.  Sounds crazy but there is scientific data supporting that…

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The Truth About the Flu Shot…

The Truth About the Flu Shot…

The flu is such a hot topic right now.  Every night on the news I’m hearing of another fatality due to the flu.  I feel that the news as well as the majority of doctors are scaring us into either getting the flu shot or highly considering it.  Even armed with information, I still feel anxiety over the flu epidemic and the…

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You Might Want To Rethink Your Protein Powder….

You Might Want To Rethink Your Protein …

Taking protein powder on a regular basis is common for most people following a workout regime.  While I’m not a big protein shake person, I’ve been around many who are and wondered if taking a shake daily can really benefit your body?  I had a hunch most protein powders were bad news and I was right.  However, after doing some research, I…

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