Trim Healthy Mama Sweet Blend

I really wanted to like this sweetener.  I wanted to LOVE it.  In fact, I started to love it before I even got it.  I dreamed of all the very low glycemic index foods & drinks I’d be able to enjoy while getting my health in order.  I was a bit skeptical, though, as every … Continue reading

Update! TRULY Delicious Apple Cider Vinegar Drink (Recipe)

If you’ve been with me here for a while, you know I’ve tried just about every apple cider vinegar drink recipe out there.  They’re all described as “delicious”, “amazing”, “just like lemonade”, “your kids will love it, etc…ALL LIES!  They have all been truly horrible!  Unpalatable.  Completely undrinkable. I started using essential oils in June. … Continue reading

Coconut Oil Deodorant

***Updated on May 12, 2013*** The other day, my hair & scalp were really bothering me. I mixed a few drops of tea tree oil in about a two-thirds cup of coconut oil. After rubbing it into my scalp & hair, there was a lot left over. I remembered seeing this recipe on Pinterest for … Continue reading

Hema-Plex Blood Builder

As I wrote in a previous entry, I am severely anemic. I don’t know what’s going on with our mail, we haven’t received any at all for about a week. Our paychecks come in the mail, so money is really tight right now. All that to say: I ran out of Floradix Iron + Herbs … Continue reading

CoroCalm

At my appointment with my naturopath in November, I told him that I was still having palpitations. He prescribed CoroCalm, 20 drops, 2-3 times a day. I was having fluttering, skipped beats & tachycardia (fast heartbeat). I started taking CoroCalm on 14 November. By the 3rd day, I noticed a huge improvement. There was a … Continue reading

Busy & Exhausted

I haven’t had time to try anything new!  With Thanksgiving, the Baker’s birthday, Hanukkah & MOVING, I’ve been too exhausted.  I had blood drawn for a 50-point blood test.  I was expecting anemia & hypothyroidism.  Well! What I got was severe anemia (my ferritin was 5, should be about 40!), hypoglycemia, zinc deficiency & metabolic … Continue reading