Nourishment over Nutrition

Nourishment over Nutrition

You’ve heard me talk plenty about nutrition; I’ve praised the healing power of vegetables, fiber, protein, and healthy fats plenty.  But what do I mean when I say nourishment?  Nourishment is much more than counting up your macro and micro nutrients.  It’s a...
Seeking comfort

Seeking comfort

Comfort can be a loaded word these days. There are negative associations of staying in a situation that doesn’t serve us because we are more comfortable with the known than the unknown. On the opposite end, there is the idea of bringing relief to one who is suffering....
Managing Constipation

Managing Constipation

One thing that can really take the pep out of our step is constipation.  The weighed down, bloated, dragging feeling can follow us for days, weeks, or longer.  Before you jump for the laxative aisle at the pharmacy, you may want to consider a few natural remedies. ...
Why do People go to the Doctor?

Why do People go to the Doctor?

By Dr. Burke A 2013 study by the Mayo Clinic revealed the Top 10 Reasons people go to the doctor. These ailments are unfortunately very common and can cause a great deal of stress and discomfort to those affected by them. Skin disorders Osteoarthritis and joint...

One week into the Whole30 – An Update

I thought it would be a week full of “no”, I thought I would feel deprived, and I thought I would be having horrible detox symptoms – I have a chronic inflammatory condition and am taking a chemotherapeutic drug to keep my immune system in check...