Birth Control in 2021: There’s One New Option

It has been a long time since I had to think about birth control. I had my tubes tied during the birth of my twins 11 years ago, both because 5 kids was enough for me, and because my doctor, who is my friend, told me she would stop speaking to me if I got pregnant […]

Homemade Cure for Colds & Coughs

My sister, Michelle, has four little boys and swears by this home remedy for a cough. And I’ve made it for my kids too. It’s soothing and always seems to give some relief! It can’t hurt, anyway! Ingredients 1 small onion honey Directions Cut a small onion and place in a bowl. Cover completely with honey. (I use local because […]

Are Politics Destroying Your Health?

Right around December 30th, my liver started shouting at me. Normally, she is really quiet and just goes about her business no matter what I throw at her. Usually, we get along very well. Now, not unlike the many family relationships that were destroyed in 2020, she and I are having a hard time finding common […]

What Diet Is Right For You in 2021?

With the snow and sleet, January also brings a bombardment of information about the different diets which will make you thin, happy and healthy. It becomes very difficult to weed through the exaggerated claims and riveting testimonials. I support happy, and I know maintaining a healthy weight will decrease your risk of both long and […]

Why is Turmeric So Good for You?

You will be surprised at how many health benefits it can provide.

5 Foods You Shouldn’t Eat When You are Sick

Feed a cold, starve a fever. Or, is it, feed a fever, starve a cold? I can never remember, so I usually just go with my taste buds and feed both. But, what should you be eating when you are sick? Chicken soup would be the top hit if I surveyed a bunch of people. Toast or […]

Don’t Let Politics Destroy Your Health

Right around December 30th, my liver started shouting at me. Normally, she is really quiet and just does her business no matter what I throw at her. Usually, we get along very well. Now, not unlike the many family relationships that were destroyed in 2020, she and I are having a hard time finding common ground. […]

15+ Gifts to Stay Fit!

With 2020 closing down gyms and putting a spotlight on fitness and health, many people have already turned to home gyms or the great outdoors to get their fit fix.  This holiday season, I wanted to share some gift ideas for the fitness enthusiasts in your life. 1. Bands. With the shortage of dumbbells this year (or […]

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