Tag: health

Not Your Typical Soccer Moms

Pushing Past The Pain: How To Heal From Heartbreak

As much as we may want to plan out our lives, and even prepare ourselves for what life has for us, the truth is we can’t. No matter how much of a planner you are, life will throw something your way that will knock you to your knees, and send you reeling. I’ve been there…
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Turmeric: Can It Change Your Life?

From osteoarthritis to depression, cancer to Alzheimer’s, this natural herb is a very effective treatment for these diseases, and so much more. The benefits of this herb are so numerous, and unlike many other herbs, this is a very fast-acting herbal benefit for the body. Turmeric is an orange colored herb that is frequently used…
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An Unprepared Unequipped Mother

Last Monday my daughter had surgery.  A pretty routine surgery at that.  She had surgery to remove her tonsils and adenoids.  I’ve always heard how simple of a procedure this was, and how quickly kids bounce back from it.  I was unprepared to see the complications my daughter ended up having to endure.  Immediately after…
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The Night the Bed Shook

Soon after being told my marriage was over, my daughter and I moved into a small one bedroom apartment in the middle of Northeast, DC. My possessions were few and my furnishing was meager.  Many times my daughter (then age 6) and I shared a twin bed. One day, as children do, my daughter caught…
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I’m More than a Medical Case

I have had my share of Gyn issues. Those issues came to a head one year and my doctor determined that for me to have no more challenges, I would have to have a hysterectomy. At the time, I was going through a divorce. I had no clue what the future held. I could yield…
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Why I Hated My Postpartum Body

As I got undressed to take a shower, I looked in the mirror at my 4-day postpartum body and my first thought was yuck! I didn’t like the still swollen stomach, and the changes in my body. It was in that train of thought that I asked myself why did I think this body was…
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Vegan, Vegetarian, Or Carnivore: What’s All The Fuss About?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard of the debate between vegans, vegetarians, and meat-eaters. You may even ask what’s the difference between vegan and vegetarian?  Let me give you a run down on the differences and some of the common misconceptions between them. Vegans don’t eat any animal meat, or any animal…
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Would You Steam Your V?

A new trend that is making headway in this country is vaginal steaming.  While this is not a new practice overall, it is just being noticed in this country by celebrities who are very vocal about the benefits of this practice.  One of those celebrities that is very vocal about vaginal steaming is Gwyneth Paltrow.…
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Mom Of Two On A Mission!

Mom of two on a mission A month after having my second child (size 16) I set out on a journey to not only lose the 65lbs I’d gained during pregnancy… I wanted to do something GREAT. I decided to compete in a bikini fitness competition. I didn’t want to settle back into my “old…
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