We just entered summer officially on June 21st.  For some, the kids school year has ended only to have them now be busy with summer camps.  Maybe you have a summer vacation booked, maybe not. According to an article in the Global Organization for Stress, here are some startling statistics about stress and the American…

As I ended my last blog, I mentioned I had approximately 3 months to get “better”.  Let me explain. There is no cure, so my idea of getting better was to get my condition under control.  Maybe you have never felt your life spiral out of control, but I can tell you that it is…

So, I can’t recall all of the diseases I was tested for at this point in my life, but enough blood was taken from me to perform several tests with really long names. At best, I remember thinking that none of them sounded good.  Porphyria Cutanea Tarda stuck in my mind all the way home. …

Urine.  What a fun topic. On this occasion, all the tests came back normal for a possible UTI…urinary tract infection.  I know it’s a fun thing to talk about, but you can’t ignore the color of your urine…especially when it is a dark burgundy.  I had just gotten over my first health scare of 1998,…

I’m not a doctor, but I’ve been to plenty of them throughout my lifetime. In the past, I looked to the medical community for help and all I’ve ever gotten is more sick. I’ve also had more than my fair share of struggles with weight. I knew there was a direct correlation between how I…

Why do most weight loss efforts fail? New versions of diets are published almost daily and they are based off the experience of that person who designed the diet.  What’s missing is how we are all biochemically unique, therefore, foods that are healing for one person may be another person’s poison. If someone is consuming…