Breast cancer awareness month.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an yearly campaign to raise awareness. Women of all ages are encouraged to perform breast self-exams at least once a month. “Forty percent of diagnosed breast cancers are detected by women who feel a lump, so establishing a regular breast self-exam is very important.” According to John Hopkins Hospital... Continue Reading →

The Holiday’s Remembering Self Care.

Holidays I love them and kind of dread them. My family is in a different state so it gets more lonely. I miss seeing them open their gifts, I also miss cooking for a crowd. But I have chronic bone pain from Osteonecrosis,Osteoarthritis, Spondylolisthesis and Hashimoto. And I know that holidays can be so overwhelming... Continue Reading →

Healthy Eating

Developing healthy eating habits isn't as confusing or as restrictive as many people imagine. The essential steps are to eat mostly foods derived from plants—vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes (beans, peas, lentils)—and limit highly processed foods.   For most of my life, I ate the standard American diet and meals that were heavy in meat and processed foods. I went to... Continue Reading →

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