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The Whole30: A Review for People Who Hate Dieting

I remember when I first heard about the Whole30 and laughed at how restrictive it was. Who could possibly do that for 30 days? Who would want to do that, ever? Then, something terrible happened right after my 34th birthday. My metabolism abandoned me, abruptly and without warning. My fail-safe plan of exercising more when […]

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EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME

Counting My Spoons: Life with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

In 2012, I was diagnosed with an incurable progressive disease called Ehlers-Danlos Hypremobility Syndrome. After struggling all my life with pain, dislocations and subluxations, migraines, stomach issues, multiple surgeries (nine to date) and so much more, I finally knew what was the root of my health problems. Ehlers Danlos Syndrome is a rare genetic collagen deficiency […]

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study finds eating boogers has health benefits

Study Finds Booger Eating Is Good for Our Health

We all want our kids to be happy and successful, but, on some level, we’ll probably just be relieved if they don’t grow up to pick their noses and eat their boogers. It turns out, we may need to re-think our lowest threshold for parenting success.  A 2015 study that’s making the rounds in the […]

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