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Cheers to the Last Three Years – Time To Get More

When I think of the last three years, post breast cancer diagnosis, of all the life I’ve packed into the days I still count, I’m cut off at the knees. TO THE FLOOR, OMT! My life has been one of mountainous joys and of viciously shanked heartaches. But, baby, I’m still standing and I’m here …

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How Many Do You Really Need?

Fruits and vegetables contain vital nutrients and fiber for protection against many illnesses and disease. Eating the daily recommended amounts helps to ensure optimal health. But, it can be confusing, right? Nine servings! 12 servings! ONE MILLION SERVINGS! Well, maybe not one million… Even as a runner, and one who is focused on health, I …

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This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things – Or Is It?

Cancer. I profoundly hate that six letter word. It conjures fear, loss and uncertainty. There’s not one nice thing I can say about it. It devours monetary resources. It mocks future dreams and plans. It steals understanding of what the hell is happening to my body?! As of this writing, I am two-years and a …

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How To Find a Yoga Video For Back Pain

Anyone struggling with back pain? Anyone try yoga videos, only to be disappointed? ~raises hand~ MEMEMEMEMEME! My history of searching for relief: I’ve used lacrosse balls for relief (love me some lacrosse balls). I’ve used chair cushions for relief (I sit a large portion of the day). I’ve tried using a weirdo ball chair. I’ve …

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The Magic of Cranberry for Good Health

A few months back I wrote about a cranberry supplement I found that I started using for better bladder health. I’ve switched brands and wanted to update you in case you were still researching and thinking about adding this supplement to your daily routine. * Disclaimer: All information in this series is based on my …

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The Dreaded Urinary Tract Infection After Menopause: Is There A Cure?

WARNING: Real Talk Ahead A few weeks ago, at the age of 55, I experienced my very first bladder infection. Throughout the years, I have known women (and men) who suffered with UTIs and sympathized with them, but had never – until  recently – experienced the ~ugh~ myself. My first question: How the hell did …

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