Can You Prevent Morning Sickness?


Is there any way to prevent morning sickness? I’m on a mission to find that out. I’ve had severe morning sickness for all three of my pregnancies, but this last time was by far the worst. I wasn’t officially diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum (the pregnancy complication of excessive vomiting/nausea that can sometimes be dangerous.) But… [read more]

How To Give Your Baby Probiotics

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One of the most asked questions I get in my inbox is how to give a baby probiotics. More and more parents are getting educated and waking up to the fact that gut health is the foundation of all health and that if the bad bacteria takes over in your digestive system, you are pretty… [read more]

Help your Dog Live Longer!

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    My Dad and I have been distributors for a company called Life Vantage for a couple of years.  They sell an herbal supplement that we are both huge fans of, called Protandim and they just came out with a doggy version! I so wish this had been on the market while  my sweet… [read more]

The Magic of Magnesium

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Do you take a magnesium supplement, or have you ever heard about the benefits of taking one? Some symptoms of magnesium deficiencies include cramping, fatigue, anxiety and depression, migraines, impaired memory, and irregular heart beat. I have had the  Ancient Minerals lotion and gel on my night stand for a couple of months, after hearing… [read more]

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Ten Habits That Make Me Happy and Healthy

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Over the years I have picked up healthy habits here and there.  Some I would only pull out in an official detox period, like dry brushing, and some have always been a daily habit, like lemon water. After finally reading the GAPS Diet book (it took me years to get the courage to even read… [read more]

How To Quit Coffee

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Drinking coffee in the morning, for me, is not just about consuming the caffeine. It is the ritual of it and it is the sweetness of it. It’s a decadent way to give myself some love and tenderness. So when I decided to quit drinking coffee, I needed something to replace my morning cup. Switching to decaf… [read more]

Supplements I Take

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One of the questions I get asked regularly is what kind of supplements I take.  After I posted my number 1 weight loss tip post and talked about one of my most important supplements, the emails asking about what other supplements I take went through the roof. Before I became pregnant with Penelope, I took… [read more]

My #1 Weight Loss Tip


I gained about 80 pounds when I was pregnant with Penelope. Here are a couple of pictures so you can see for yourself. I was 34 weeks here.  I think I stopped weighing myself at this point.  Not a single stretch mark though. This is a ridiculous picture, but I just had to share.  I… [read more]

Supplements I Give My Toddler


Some health experts will tell you that if you eat perfectly then you don’t need any supplements. Other experts say, even if you eat perfectly, you still can’t meet all your nutritional needs without supplements. Although I am certainly not an expert, I am in the other camp, and I am a big fan of… [read more]

Protandim Lunch and Learn at Good Friends Fitness


My next informational meeting about Protandim will be at Good Friends Fitness, March 5th from 12:30 to 2p FREE lunch catered by The Kitchen Goddess and on-site child care by Seminole Sitters will be provided. Dr. Susan Chase, a Dean at UCF’s School of Nursing and a Independent LifeVantage Distributor will be presenting.  This is… [read more]

Breastfeeding and Protandim


I signed up to be a distributor to sell Protandim, and started my home business, back in the summer, even though I hadn’t tried it myself, because I was so impressed with how it helped my father. He had something called peripheral neuropathy in his toes. Basically, the nerve endings were dying off and he… [read more]

The Enemy Inside You: Inflammation


I recently read an article in Women’s Health magazine that I wanted to summarize and share with you, because it was such a great article. It’s about inflammation.  Not the kind of inflammation you get when you get a swollen knee from running, but the kind that is chronic and all over your body.  And… [read more]

What is Protandim?

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I have had lots of traffic and interest on my blog post about my new business, so I thought I would take a moment to explain more about what exactly it is and how it works. If you are local and want to learn more, I am having another informational meeting in my home this… [read more]

New Possibilities, New Business

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Yesterday I asked you to empty your cup and today I want to fill it with something. Something, that when I was first introduced to it, I had a knee-jerk reaction to it. I thought, “oh jeez, here we go, another pipe dream.” Luckily, my father was gentle and persistent and waited patiently for me… [read more]