Category Archives: Wellness

The Equation for a Good Night’s Rest

No doubt about it, sleep is important. Getting a good night’s rest became even more important to me after my cancer diagnosis. Yes, it was important because my body was fatigued and tired more often than not. But, as I … Continue reading

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Some De-Stressing News

The media in recent weeks has been filled with alarming, stressful stories. Since having had breast cancer, I always find this even more troubling because I fought hard to stay alive, and I fully appreciate just how important it is to … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Me to Come Clean!

For the past four months, I’ve been following a health plan that combines the use of pre- and probiotics along with consuming foods that are considered “clean” in order to attempt to improve my overall health. It involves everything from L-Glutamine … Continue reading

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Getting personal: Time to focus on fitness and weight loss

Recently, I had to have an MRI on my abdomen. For those of you who have survived breast cancer and, more than likely, several MRI’s – you are my hero. This MRI was my first and it wasn’t fun. Afterward, … Continue reading

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Being Well: Why a Visit to the Farmers’ Market is Good for You

How often do you get a text from your farmer to say that one of their Jersey milk cows was about to calf? And their blueberries are almost ready for picking? My farmer friend, Denise, sends me texts regularly to keep … Continue reading

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I Am And So Are You! Moments of clarity after breast cancer

Growing older after breast cancer is such an amazing gift. I often wonder if everyone begins pondering life’s beauty and mystery with the same intensity as they age. It’s easy to think that, because I’ve dealt with my mortality a … Continue reading

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Zen Habits: How to be happy

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how to be happy — pondering the question, “How is the best way to live?”  There are plenty of resources for discovery in this area — probably too many! But every time I … Continue reading

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A Change in Perspective: My Amoena World View

  Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting the Amoena corporate headquarters in Germany. About 40 minutes south east of Munich, in a little village called Raubling, you can find the quaint corporate office bordered by farmland and the … Continue reading

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Debunking the myths about supplements

Two hours ago, I marched into my local Target, determined to leave with a bottle of Vitamin D supplements. I had mentioned on Facebook this morning that I have contracted yet another cold (my third since November!), and a friend commented that I … Continue reading

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How to Become a Real ‘Whiz’ at Juicing

…and possibly feel a lot better, too! A few weeks ago I saw a close friend for the first time in a couple of months. On our previous encounter she had been dealing with a lot of life-stresses which included … Continue reading

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