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”

Health and Wellness

CBD Oil

What is Hemp-Derived CBD?  HempWorx products are made from industrial hemp plants grown on Kentucky farms. Cannabidiol (CBD), a constituent that naturally occurs in industrial Hemp, is just one of over 85 cannabinoids that is identified in the cannabis plant. Our oil is CO2 extracted resulting in a solvent free, pure extract.Our "feature" product is… Continue reading CBD Oil

Health and Wellness, Recipes, Uncategorized

How to Brew Kombucha at Home

Brewing Kombucha at Home Makes approx. 1 gallon You will need… 3 1/2 quarts water 1 cup of sugar (regular white “table” sugar is fine) 8 bags black tea (or 2 tablespoons loose tea) 2 cups of starter tea from last batch of kombucha or from a friend 1 SCOBY for each jar (a SCOBY is NOT a must – the starter tea IS!) Stovetop… Continue reading How to Brew Kombucha at Home

Health and Wellness

Diets, oh my!!!!

I truly think that diets are the new craze!  There are TONS of diets floating around out there - which one do we choose?  Are any of them the "right" diet? I don't think that these "new" diets are really dieting...they are more of an eating habit than a diet, which in itself is a… Continue reading Diets, oh my!!!!

Health and Wellness

Journey into Wellness

A few things I have learned on our wellness journey...   Clean eating is the ONLY way to eat! Processed foods were slowly killing us! We are on the beginning of a path to healthier eating – extremely limiting gluten with intentions to eliminate it all together, cutting out processed sugar, limiting dairy products, eating… Continue reading Journey into Wellness

Essential Oil - Recipes, Essential Oils, Health and Wellness

GERD – do you have it?

GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease) is no joke!!! Even so, I do LOVE my coffee in the mornings but I have got to cut it out !!! (I need to find something new to put in the {{awesome}} mug my oily friend Elizabeth at Living the Nourished Life gave me!!) Some of you may know that I… Continue reading GERD – do you have it?