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The Battle of Body Image

Most of my life I’ve battled with the size of my body, the pant size I’m wearing or the numbers on the bathroom scale. I’m not alone with this. I think every woman on this planet has something about her body she’s not happy with. Thankfully when I took on a very healthy diet and […]

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Brain Food

When we choose our foods for the day do we ever consider our brain health as part of the big picture. Probably not. We think about our cravings and our immediate gratification.. right? Some of us may think about our waistline and our overall health but rarely do we choose a food because it is […]

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High blood pressure busters!

So many people today are on blood pressure meds. It is important that some people take these meds to keep things in check. But there are so many people taking these meds so they have an “easy” out for eating unhealthy foods. There are foods that help keep blood pressure in check. I’ve written about […]

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A good life lesson

I’m always looking for a good life lesson….a story about someone who has overcome adversity, or a lesson shared between a parent and a child to teach the child how to live strong and compassionate and well. There are so many life lessons out there to grab onto. If you are looking for them you […]

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10 Years Without Alcohol

Wow….it’s so hard to believe that my sweetie and I chose to stop drinking alcohol June 25th, 2009….and it’s been 10 years since then. We are so glad we made this choice. First of all because it is so much better for my Multiple Sclerosis but more so it was a good decision for both […]

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Sugar…Cancer’s Fertilizer

Oh my goodness….sugar is so tasty and everything containing sugar is so tasty….no doubt about it. I was in a situation the other day where we were invited to an “ice-cream” function where you could have any and all flavors of ice-cream, toppings etc….. and as much as you wanted. I NEVER eat “conventional” treats […]

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A Refreshing Move

It’s been a few years now since my honey and I decided to pick up and move across the country from Ontario, Canada to British Columbia, Canada. We have just moved into our new home on Vancouver Island. We started looking out west about 10 years ago, shortly after my honey retired. We purchased a […]

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Turmeric…one of my favourite superfoods!

I have been consuming organic liquid turmeric daily for 20 years now. I swear that the reason I don’t have any Multiple Sclerosis related aches and pains is my daily dose of turmeric. Many of my fellow MS acquaintances, frequently reflect on their unfortunate MS related aches and pains. Why don’t I have pain? I […]

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The Endocannibinoid System

There is a new buzz word when talking about the human body and this is called the ENDOCANNIBINOID SYSTEM.  We have never talked about or studied this system in school but it is now in the forefront of research and news stories ever since medical cannabis has hit the mainstream. We have always known about […]

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Toothpaste Truths

I know…you are saying “toothpaste is bad for us too????” Unfortunately the answer to this is “yes”, potentially bad for us. Conventional toothpaste is full of “stuff” not fit for human consumption.  Have you noticed on your toothpaste tube or packaging it comes in that it is not to be ingested?  If it is ingested […]

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