Category Archives for Health

Losing my hair

When I first got the news that I might need chemo, what concerned me most was losing my hair. Of course, I didn’t like the idea of poison coursing through my veins killing off my immune system (that I had ironically worked hard to get strong over the last few years since my dairy allergy […]

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Thank you cancer!

I’m participating in a 21 day meditation challenge with Oprah and Deepak Chopra. It began on the day that I first met with an Oncologist and found I had enlarged lymph nodes in multiple places on my body. That first meditation’s Centering Thought was “I am open to miracles.” Boy was I ever open to […]

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WTF? I have cancer?

Three words you never want to hear your doctor say: biopsy, oncologist, lymphoma. I have had these impossible words spoken to me many times over the past 6 weeks as the doctors have tried to figure out what was causing my lymph nodes to be enlarged. Time went really fast and at the same time […]

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Lots and lots of onions

I was at my daughter’s Dive Meet last night at our neighborhood outdoor swim club and my friend in the snack shack called me over as I walked by. Apparently they had ordered way too many onions for the swim meet earlier in the week and would I like to take some home instead of […]

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5 Steps to Beautiful Skin

I have a spray that I spritz on clothes and then pull the fabric this way and that and the wrinkles go away. Don’t you wish they sold that for our skin? I’m at that age where it’s inevitable that there are lines and wrinkles where there weren’t any the year before. There are all […]

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Spring Clean Your Food?

I’m not talking about scrubbing your food with a scouring pad. I’m talking out pitching out the junk. I’m not a big fan of having foods around that are unhealthy, especially those that you know are your undoing (chocolate chip cookies for me). Whenever someone comes to me wanting to lose weight and get healthy, […]

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What is a Health Coach?

Today I thought I’d address a couple of questions that I get asked frequently. What is a Health Coach? and What is the difference between a Health Coach and a Nutritionist? Health Coaching is a new and fast growing industry. Basically what I do as a Health Coach is I help people get healthy by […]

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