Category Archives for Gut Health

Are You Loving Your Lymph?

When I was diagnosed with Mantle Cell Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma in August of 2013, I barely knew what a lymph node was. I had heard of them and knew there were a couple on either side of my throat where my head meets my neck that got a bit swollen when I had a cold, but […]

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Healing the Gut

I have been having a bug problem for 30 years and it’s not in my house. It’s in my gut. I have been learning a lot about the importance of the various bacteria in and on our bodies since my two cancer diagnoses. Did you know we are host to a hundred trillion bacteria? Did […]

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Easy DIY Kombucha

Have you been wondering about those bottles in the refrigerated section of the grocery store or tasted a sample at Costco recently? Kombucha tea is a new (actually very old) health trend that is a great choice in the summer because it is flavorful, refreshing, and good for you. No need to purchase cases of […]

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5 Easy Ways to Have More Energy and Less Stress

You’ve probably heard by now that powerful hormones are released when you’re under stress. I have even heard urban legends of people doing extraordinary feats like the woman who could suddenly lift her car to save her trapped child. Superwoman strength aside, these same hormones that can help save us in an emergency, can also […]

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