Gluten is the latest buzz word in nutrition. But, so many people have no idea what it is. When friends of mine with PhD’s start asking for more info, it’s time for an article about gluten and why it’s a problem. So, What is Gluten?? Gluten is a the protein found in the seed of … More What IS Gluten Anyway?? – Digestive Health Lesson #4
I’m a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner turned Holistic Wellness Coach… and there is a HUGE REASON WHY. I started learning about nutrition before my son was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 8. We knew red dye, yellow dye, and ALL artificial food dye played a part. You should have seen the trash bags that … More My Passion
When I first started coaching, I thought, I’ll never do that detox stuff, I’ll just exercise and try to eat healthy. I am not one to stick to a plan, so I knew the meal plans would be a challenge, let alone a whole detox. My lack of planning causes problems when it comes to sticking to the … More What is the 3 Day Refresh?
If we work, we will succeed, and be rewarded. WHAT A FUCKING JOKE! We grew up in a time that hard work meant you could do and achieve anything. So, we worked hard. That was the American way. You went to college, you worked in trade, you went in the service. You gave back. That’s … More Work Hard. Be anything you want to be… #whatajoke #iamconfused #nowwhat
Yesterday, my girl was feeling bad, stuffy, headache, sore throat, a little nausea, and so upset about it all. She is such a healthy child, she doesn’t do sick well, it brings tears. This just means I need to try double hard to make it go away quicker… how do you chase a cold, a … More Natural Cold (URI) Remedies
I’ve been asked by a few followers if I would write a grocery list of gluten free foods. That’s pretty much all I buy, so I thought it wouldn’t be that hard for me to share my list. This is also the list I share in my challenge groups. Be sure to check back frequently, I’ll be … More My Family’s Grocery List
There were assignments that had to be done. There was a long weekend at the beach. There was a family day when the GF food options just weren’t the most tempting. That’s where my life as a Mom begins…. over and over and over and fucking over again! (sigh) Welcome to the world of WHAT. … More WTF is a Mom to do….
So, What does getting ‘glutened’ look like? A. Laziness, fatigue B. Anxious, depressed, irritable, angry C. Disoriented, unaware, spaced out, Cognitive dysfunction D. Stomach ache, migraine, joint pain E. All of the above and then some!!! Anyone that has talked with me knows this is a hot topic for me. What angers me the most is … More Getting ‘Glutened’ is Drugging My Kid! I’ve had it!! (Digestive Health Series, Part 3)
Dr. Tanya Edwards, director of the Center for Integrative Medicine (Cleveland), wrote that inflammation is now recognized as the underlying basis of a significant number of diseases. … More Digestive Health Lesson #2 – It all Starts with Inflammation
If we have a hard time wrapping our brain around it, how the hell do you think the kids feel… Turn the Fucking TV OFF!!!! Excuse my language, but in light of recent events, I’m not about any PC bullshit… If you don’t like it, read another blog. I’ve worked in pediatrics and dealt with … More Children Should NOT be Exposed to Some Things…TURN THE TV OFF!!