My New Obsession: Himalayan Pink Salt

Do you guys remember my Epsom Salt post and my quest to find a natural way to replenish my waning magnesium levels?  If so, you’ll fully appreciate why I am loving the Himalayan Pink salt! Himalayan Pink salt is packed with the good stuff.  Table salt, not so much. Himalayan salt contains the minerals that […]

May is Melanoma Awareness Month: Check Yo’Self!

Each year I like to bring attention to the fact that May is Melanoma Awareness Month.  That’s what we survivors like to do, you know.  We like to remind ourselves that we dodged a brutal bullet, and we like to remind you to wear sunscreen, so you can dodge that bullet too. This post stands […]

What I’ve Learned About Breast Cancer #2

As I write this it has been approximately three weeks since my initial diagnosis.  What could I have possibly learned in three weeks time?  More than I ever wanted to, that’s what. Ready? Set. GO! What I’ve Learned About Breast Cancer Three Weeks In * Every breast cancer is different. * Every treatment is different. […]

An Unmade Bed is a Healthy Bed

Make your bed before you start the day!  Yep, I was that mom.  There was just something about looking into Boy’s room and seeing the bed pulled together that made the rest of the chaos easier to accept.  Didn’t hurt that this was an important household issue, drilled into my youthful brain by The German. […]

Revisiting NoseFrida, aka the Snotsucker!

In April 2013, I wrote about an amazing baby product that Boy and Girl were using on Sweet E, a product that I never knew existed and one, to be brutally honest, that made me literally gag a little.  The NoseFrida. Why in the world would I revisit a product that had the power to […]

It Takes an Army, A Swiss Army

How many times have you been out shopping at T.J. Maxx, reach for a 50%-off the already 50%-reduced item and gaaa! a painful hangnail or a jagged nail. The horror! There’s nothing left to do but go on home and drink; your whole day has been ruined. DON’T BE A WIMP!  There are still amazing […]

Depression Facts and Stats

October is National Depression Awareness Month. Even though I’ve written about depression before, I thought I’d take a moment to talk about it again. FACTS: 1)  Most people who are depressed, about two-thirds, do not seek treatment. 2) Women are TWICE as likely to suffer from depression as men. 3) Exercise can alleviate depression and […]

Heel Cup Tutorial: Dealing With Heel Pain

Y’all know I’m a lifelong runner.  I’m like Forrest Gump; once I started, I just kept going.  As I lifer, I’ve had injuries along the way, one of which was thought to be fat pad atrophy.  I know, I laughed too. ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping […]

Perimenopause Can Suck It #9: The Dreaded Brain Fog

I can’t believe that we’re already up to nine posts on the subject of how Perimenopause Can Suck It. This series started innocently enough with Post #1 and here we are, eight more later.  Just so you know, it’s not over yet.  I still have a few more informative (horrifying?!) posts to bring you up […]

The Easiest Inexpensive Face Cleansing Method: One Year Later

Last summer, I wrote about The Easiest Face Cleansing Method…Ever and I wanted to come back after a year’s time to let you know if I gave it up or if I’m still a convert. Still a convert, my babies.  Even more so if that’s possible. This is a staple in the shower (to be […]