Inflammation, Nutrition Tips, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Reduce Inflammation: Consider Your Condiments

Inflammation-How I rid my body of inflammation. _I made slow changes over time and built habit patterns of success. _Sugar! What about it? 🤷‍♀️ Here’s the thing: Sugar itself isn’t inherently bad. It gives you energy and occurs naturally in many healthy foods, like fruits, veggies, and dairy. _The problem is when you overdo it… Continue reading Reduce Inflammation: Consider Your Condiments

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Alive at 55 and 55 pounds lighter – It’s a Great Day! (originally published 10/2016)

It was July of 1962 and I was a 9-month old baby girl crawling around on the kitchen floor when my 2- year old sister thought I might like to try a peanut (a Spanish peanut with the skin on.)  Due to a series of unfortunate events – no 911, fire department going to the… Continue reading Alive at 55 and 55 pounds lighter – It’s a Great Day! (originally published 10/2016)

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Get Out and Enjoy Life!

I had been considering taking down this page because I started it to document my weight loss journey.  Lately that journey has slowed down.  In 2016, I lost 60 pounds.  In 2017, I lost 15 pounds.  So I really didn’t know if it was serving it’s purpose anymore.  However I have seen that yes indeed it… Continue reading Get Out and Enjoy Life!