3 Ways to Keep Produce Fresh

I know spring is coming the moment that nectarines start showing up in the grocery store produce section. From a wider selection at the grocery store to farmers markets I stay stocked up on berries and seasonal produce and everything else I can get my hands on. The only problem with produce? It tends to [ keep reading ]

Four Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Green tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Often referred to as a miracle beverage, this drink has been around for centuries and is one of the most healthy things you can consume. Green tea is absolutely loaded with antioxidants and a whole host of other beneficial nutrients. Regularly drinking green [ keep reading ]

The Thyroid Club: Treatment for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Thyroid disorders seem to be all the rage these days. All the kids are doing it. Jokes aside, the journey to healing is different for every person. Just because your neighbor also has hypothyroidism doesn’t mean that your treatment will be exactly the same. Previously, we talked about the symptoms I experienced with my Hashimoto’s [ keep reading ]

Strategies for Dealing with Panic Attacks

Before I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (which you can read more about here), I struggled with my mental health. One of the most glaring examples of that was my propensity for panic attacks. Over seven years ago, I was planning my wedding and then had to adjust to life as a married person. Those [ keep reading ]

4 Tips to Battle Symptoms of Pollen Season

Spring has sprung. In the south, we may not have much of a winter, but we always have pollen season. We are currently in the thick of heavy yellow thick pollen. Weathermen and women are reporting daily pollen counts along with the temperatures. The pollen changes the color of our vehicles and can be so [ keep reading ]

How to Prevent Chafing While Running

Leggings are perhaps the greatest thing to happen to women’s pants since, I don’t know, ever. Leggings with pockets, leggings with prints, leggings with those amazing mesh panels behind the knees. But as much as I love my leggings, the moment it starts getting warm I want to throw on a pair of shorts for [ keep reading ]

The Thyroid Club: Symptoms of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

When I was 32, about a year after I got married, I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis to be precise. I went to a doctor complaining of shortness of breath, but only after my husband had repeatedly prodded me to do so. I came out with a diagnosis I didn’t understand. The progression of [ keep reading ]

An Ode to Better Sleep

We all know the basic steps we need to take for better health. Eat less and move more. The people who are able to do this seem to constantly post on social media about their triumphs. So why don’t we ever see someone say “Man, I got a solid 8 hours of sleep last night! [ keep reading ]

How to Make Your Hospital Stay More Pleasant

Once I graduated from nursing school, I started night shift work in a hospital. Hospitals do not facilitate sleep. Ironically, without sleep, most humans struggle to get better. Patients often require medicines around the clock and on schedule in order to get better. Lights and noise for around-the-clock care make it impossible to get much-needed [ keep reading ]

The Best Exercises to Tighten Your Core – No Sit Ups Required!

I firmly believe that healthy bodies come in all shapes and sizes. How thin you are is less important than your overall exercise and eating habits. That being said, I understand how frustrating it is to feel as though you’re doing everything right but not quite seeing the results that you want. There was a [ keep reading ]

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