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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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6 Things That Interrupt My Sleep (and how I’m fixin’ to fix them)

I love sleep. It loves me. There’s mutual admiration going on here. #muah Unfortunately, it can be hard to come by for many of us. Life gets in the way, sleep is necessary for life, and then we’re quickly an exhausted mess and we wonder why. #askmehowiknow I’m the queen of the late-night second wind.… Continue reading 6 Things That Interrupt My Sleep (and how I’m fixin’ to fix them)

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The Healing Project, April: But First, Sleep

True, robust health starts with… sleep. You thought I was going to say food, didn’t you? #psych April is The Month of Sleep (cue fanfare) for my new project here. I’m excited. And kind of exhausted just thinking about it. I’m not sure why it seems like such a sacrifice to prioritize sleep. After all,… Continue reading The Healing Project, April: But First, Sleep

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The Background Story: Part 4

If you haven’t checked out Part 1, Part 2, or Part 3, now’s your chance to go read my oversharing about my health history. Some posts have throwback pics. Yikes. I’m continuing on from the gluten-free years into the WTF-do-I-eat years. These are also the years when my tether to conventional medicine ever-so-slowly breaks loose.… Continue reading The Background Story: Part 4

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Sprouted Buckwheat Muffins

This is the recipe that never dies. I invented the first iteration of it when on a very limited diet, during which I scraped together the ingredients I thought I could eat and tried making waffles. It worked. #huzzah So I tweaked and tweaked this recipe depending on my body’s changing preferences. After my waffle… Continue reading Gluten Free Pumpkin Sprouted Buckwheat Muffins

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Instant Pot Palooza: More than you ever wanted to know about my IP

It’s been almost a year since I got my Instant Pot. Can that be right? Or possible?? Yeesh. I guess so. It was a generous gift from my parents at Christmas and my birthday last year. I feel like I should have more expertise by now, or at least more foolproof recipes in my repertoire.… Continue reading Instant Pot Palooza: More than you ever wanted to know about my IP