Imagine you are living in a time where there is no electricity. No refrigerators, no microwaves, no cars. The winter is coming, and you and your family have been working feverishly to prepare. The food you harvested is being canned, meat is being dried, and you have gone to town to stock up on bags of grain. You don’t know how long the winter will last. You have been chopping wood for the stove and preparing the house for the cold. You are in a place of preparedness. You are
Should you be taking a Vitamin D supplement? 🌞 Vitamin D is one of the more common vitamin deficiencies to have. You are more at risk for low levels of vitamin D if you are post-menopausal, avoid the sun or always have on sunblock, have higher amounts of melanin in your skin, are obese or have IBS. Geography and time of year also have a role, as well as the air quality. Those living in areas with more smog can have more vitamin D deficiency. Adequate amounts of vitamin D is
Grilled Veggies on Salad and Tacos for Everyone Salad: Grilled asparagus, portobello mushroom and potatoes on salad.
Easing into #eatcleanseptember with this #vegan meal!
-The mushrooms were sliced and tossed in oil, balsamic vinegar and oregano.
-The potatoes were cut into French fry shape and tossed in pepper, salt, oil (olive or even avocado would be good), cayenne and garlic
-The asparagus was tossed in butter and chopped garlic
On the salad I chopped cucumbers and c
How often do you walk into a practioner’s office afraid of feeling judged? What will they say about my weight? My blood pressure? Will my PT scold me for not keeping up with my exercises this week? Will my massage therapist notice the pimple on my back? I frequently have had patients look at me while I find the points and apologetically say, “oh, I haven’t shaved this week!” or “I’m sorry, I ran earlier and didn’t get a shower in”. Or, the mom who sighs as she notices the bab
The changing of the seasons is more of an energetic shift than it is a day on the calendar. Here in Maryland we are transitioning into the summer season. Back in my home town of Colorado they have snow on the ground! Here I can tell it is summer because the peonies are bloomed, the azaleas have dropped their flowers and there is much more activity around the neighborhood! Summer is the time for backyard barbecues, staying up a little later at night, time spent around the cam