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Safer Sunscreen: How to avoid the lobster look while staying safe in the sun

Question: Is it considered success or failure to come home from four days in Florida without much of a tan? Though we may have attracted a few photons during our trip, my husband and I are still relatively pasty. Safe sun strategy for the win! No, we didn’t stay inside the whole time. Here’s what… Continue reading Safer Sunscreen: How to avoid the lobster look while staying safe in the sun

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The Healing Project, July: The month of more travel and sunshine

July is almost over. I know, let that sink in for a minute… Summer always goes by in a flash! I’ve been a bit “fly by the seat of my pants” when it comes to The Healing Project this month. I’m not intentional about anything except trying to survive the energy roller coaster I’ve been… Continue reading The Healing Project, July: The month of more travel and sunshine

Food

Fine and Dandy: my fave roasted dandelion tea hemp milk latte

It’s not coffee. Just thought I’d put that out there from the very beginning. Anyone who tries to convince you that there’s such thing as a “coffee substitute” is either on drugs or needs some drugs. #yesimbeingoverlydramatic Trying to convince myself that there’s an exact substitute for any of the foods I love but don’t… Continue reading Fine and Dandy: my fave roasted dandelion tea hemp milk latte

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FMT Update #2: the second week and the aftermath

“How was your trip?” I didn’t think that would be a complicated question to answer, but I never know what to say. Good? Busy? Exhausting? Fun? Awkward? Stressful? Relaxing? Crappy? 💩 Any of those would be truthful. It’s taken me five days since arriving home to write an update because jet lag and FMT lag… Continue reading FMT Update #2: the second week and the aftermath

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FMT Update: One week down, one to go!

  I had grand visions of daily updating the blog and keeping careful records of my symptoms and progress during fecal microbiota transplant. Sounds like a great idea, eh? Then, jet lag hit. I may have been a bit stressed from travel. (Possibly. Just a theory. Ok, yes, I was a bit of an anxious… Continue reading FMT Update: One week down, one to go!

Skincare

Safer Skincare: I’m doing something about it!

I’m not sure where to start with this, mostly because (as many of you know) I’m a bit preoccupied at the moment. In England. Getting new gut bugs. (Hooray!) Not exactly normal life right now. So I’m just going to put this out there: Surprise, I joined Beautycounter last week! Responses I expect to see:… Continue reading Safer Skincare: I’m doing something about it!

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The Healing Project, May: The Month of Prep and Planning

Want to know why I’ve been so quiet around these parts? THIS. Planning. Preparation. And, the kicker, doing it all on what feels like 30% brain function. Why does it feel like my brain is mush? Ironically, the very prep I’d like to tell you about. As you may have read here, I will be… Continue reading The Healing Project, May: The Month of Prep and Planning