well friends, it’s been a while. *checks calendar* yep, almost a year! I’m sitting in a new apartment, and hey, if you’re keeping track, this is our fifteenth move since 2009! this one, though, is finally starting to feel like home. we overlook the lake and a bunch of green–the effect of which cannot be […]
It’s hot. Summer is hot, proven by my social media feed filled with people posting photos of their car thermometers or screenshots of their weather apps. (do you remember winter….and the ice and snow? yeah, me too.) It’s that wake up hot, …go to bed hot, kind of hot. If you’re like me and you […]
allergies got you down?
along with the warmer days, the sunshine, flowers popping up and the grass turning green; the other thing that comes around this time of year is those pesky allergies. “an allergy is a heightened sensitivity to a foreign substance (called an allergen) that causes the body’s defense system (the immune system) to overreact when defending […]
cold turkey: day four.
or: how to quit nicotine in four (easy) days. day four! you’ve made it. by the time you wake up on day four, you will be feeling worlds better. nicotine has been given the express train ticket out of your body and is just about all gone. *here’s what’s happening physiologically in your body, over the […]
let’s talk about ginger.
I’m sitting here sipping a delicious cup of tea/bourbon/ginger infused simple syrup, (mainly because I was feeling the tinge of a cold starting, but also because I had made a jar of the syrup last night and needed a good excuse to use it) when I started thinking about how often I turn to ginger for […]
time for a toddy.
you know that feeling–the scratchy throat, dragging body, droopy eyes feeling. it started hitting me halfway through my shift yesterday. when I got home, after eating a quick dinner I whipped up one of these hot toddies, piled on the blankets, and turned on the netflix. (I think I’m due for another dose tonight) […]
I’ve been benefiting greatly from the use of essential oils lately, and sharing them with my friends and family to help them has become one of the best benefits. from helping my little nephew find a solution to his tummy aches, to the awesome sight of my brother in law inhaling peppermint oil for the […]
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