About Me

DNA Kit – My Birthday Gift

  For my 58th birthday last month my youngest daughter, Melinda, gave me a DNA kit from AncestryDNA! You see, I was adopted when I was 5 days old...my adoptive Mom and Dad brought me home straight from the hospital in Chicago, IL to my brother who had been adopted from another family 6 months… Continue reading DNA Kit – My Birthday Gift

Health and Wellness · Healthy Self-Care

It’s time to LOSE some weight!

Actually, it's way past time to lose it!  For those that don't know, here's the condensed back story... In July of 2004 I had Gastric Bypass Surgery.  I weighed in at 308 pounds, had severe sleep apnea, was taking anti-inflammitories daily, and two types of blood pressure medication.  I was only 46 years old.  My… Continue reading It’s time to LOSE some weight!

Health and Wellness · Healthy Self-Care

“You Are What You Eat”

Our health is determined by what we put IN our bodies (genetics too...but we have control of what we ingest) As I have gotten older, I soooo wish I had actually CARED about nutrition and natural health when I was raising my girls (please forgive me Melanie, Melissa, and Melinda!!!) Getting older doesn't have to stink. BUT...if… Continue reading “You Are What You Eat”