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Sickness Saga part 4: Respect your Elderberries

~It's the conclusion of the epic Sickness Saga (and my sickness in general)! Yay! Thanks everyone for reading, I'm glad to know that I haven't grossed y'all out completely haha. While suffering with cold #2 last month, a co-worker suggested I try elderberries. She swore by it saying it helped alleviate her cold symptoms quicker… Continue reading Sickness Saga part 4: Respect your Elderberries

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Sickness Saga Part 3: This sh*t is bananas

~I honestly believe that bananas saved me to some degree when I was thick into my pneumonia suffering. After receiving two rounds of IV antibiotics while in the hospital on Halloween, the ER doctor prescribed me two oral antibiotics that I would take for at least a week (I can't remember if they were the… Continue reading Sickness Saga Part 3: This sh*t is bananas

Healthy Living

Burt’s Bees Beauty Challenge: Final Thoughts

~So the Burt's Bees Beauty Challenge has come to its end, and I have mixed feelings about the gentle foaming cleanser with royal jelly. I like it because of how gentle it is and the fact that it's foam is pretty cool in and of itself. This was my first time using a foam cleanser… Continue reading Burt’s Bees Beauty Challenge: Final Thoughts

Environment · Healthy Living · Hot Topic

Water: The Most Important Nutrient 

~Since we were young we've been told how important water is to the Earth as well as the human body. The Earth is covered by 71% water. Our bodies are composed of approximately 72% water, with the brain over 75%. That's a lot of water! Even in vet tech school, one of my instructors drilled… Continue reading Water: The Most Important Nutrient 

Environment · healthy eating · Healthy Living · organic · vegan · veggies

Return to VeggieFest: 2017 edition

~Last year I discovered VeggieFest, a unique lifestyle festival honoring those who have the courage to refrain from meat. This time around I wanted to take my boyfriend with me to share in the experience. Truth be told, it didn't go as well as I had imagined. The ran fell on our proverbial  parade (it… Continue reading Return to VeggieFest: 2017 edition