ADVICE FOR THE RETIRED OR SOON TO BE RETIRING….

ADVICE FOR THE RETIRED OR SOON TO BE RETIRING….

My Mother sent this article to me via email…it was sent to her from a friend. The article carries so much truth and is good advice for those of us at that stage of life or nearing that stage of life. Read it a couple of times and let it sink in.  It’s really good […]

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Are you poisoning yourself each morning?

Every morning across the world the majority of people are unknowingly slathering their underarms with toxins. Conventional deodorants are loaded with chemicals which are toxic to the human body.  Every day people are exposing their bodies to this toxic soup and with daily use these toxins are building up in them. Some of the damaging […]

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Camu Camu

Camu Camu is a funny name but not a funny food.    It is an orangey red tart tasting fruit about the same size as a lemon, primarily grown in Peru and Brazil. What does it have to offer?  How about extremely high amounts of Vitamin C…in fact more vitamin C than any other food. […]

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GREEN TEA

I am a GREEN TEA JUNKIE.  I love my green tea.  I drink it every day, all day until late afternoon.  I’m sure you have heard that green tea has so many benefits. One of the active ingredients in green tea is “epigallocatechin-3-gallate” or EGCG.  This is the most abundant catechin in tea.   A […]

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Compassion

Compassion

If there is one thing I have strengthened in myself through dealing with a life changing illness, that is “COMPASSION”. Compassion, by definition is “sympathetic pity and concern for the sufferings and misfortunes of others.” Since I have become handicapped from my MS, my eyes have been opened to the day to day struggles of […]

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I’m learning about Medical Marijuana for Multiple Sclerosis

I’m learning about Medical Marijuana for Multiple Sclerosis

I’ve touched on this topic in a previous post. This new and exciting, soon to be legal in Canada, non-pharmaceutical approach to treating Multiple Sclerosis is interesting to me. I’m learning about Marijuana strains and how they affect my disease and other diseases. There is a ton of info online and in the news about […]

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Multiple Sclerosis and it’s complexities….

Many people ask me to explain what Multiple Sclerosis is and how it affects me.  I usually give them a quick answer that Multiple Sclerosis is a complex disease where the immune system attacks the central nervous system.  That is MS in a “nutshell”. I will try to expand on this answer to give you […]

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Turmeric – An anti-inflammatory herb!

I have posted about turmeric before but I think it deserves a second look. I take turmeric every day both in capsule form and in liquid tincture form.  A day without my turmeric is like a day without sunshine….so to speak.  I am not a “pharma” fan.  If I can gain health benefits from the […]

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Lavender – Pretty and purposeful

I love lavender.  It is a beautiful and fragrant gift from Mother Nature. Not only is it a pretty and fragrant plant….it is very useful in the many different ways it is used in everyday products from medicinal aids, essential oils, cleaning products, home decor, landscaping and even used in food preparation. Some of the […]

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Collagen

I just started adding Collagen to my smoothies as my protein source in the past 6 months.  Little did I know all of the benefits of it.  I knew it was good for me but had know idea just how much. We’ve all heard that collagen is good for skin and strong nails but it […]

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