Why I love Functional Medicine!

As I have mentioned in my previous blogs I decided to go the functional medicine route to find healing instead of the traditional route. I do want to mention that I think traditional medicine definitely has it's place and is very critical in many health journeys, however personally for me I found that with my... Continue Reading →

Update Healing Journey: Week 13

Healing is such a doesn't even matter what you're healing from. It could be an illness, an emotional trauma, anything. But I think in the midst of the healing it's so easy to have your mind get off track and just wish for the end. I can honestly say these last few months have... Continue Reading →

You are a Warrior.

Attacks can come from from any angle. They can manifest in the sneakiest of ways and come up against up without even noticing until we are taken under. This is why we always need to be ready. Ever had a day that was going so great? Full of energy, you're looking good, just want to... Continue Reading →

Healing has its Ups and Downs

I'm not going to lie, this last week has been the hardest week since all of this health stuff has started. This week I started the healing program my doctor put together to heal my leaky gut and whatever "invaders" are inside me, and this week was just tweaking my diet some. Since I had... Continue Reading →

Learning to Be Still

This morning I drove to the grocery store and as I pulled into my parking spot I looked up at the car in front of me. The license plate read "PEP." Normally I just smile when I see that. For those of you who don't know, that is what I call my dear grandfather who... Continue Reading →

YOU are Beautiful

How easy it is to forget the beauty of oneself. How easy it is to check social media or see a beautiful woman/man walking down the street and automatically, without even realizing it, you talk down to yourself.  Thinking, "why don't I look like that"or "I wish my ___ looked like his/hers." How sad it... Continue Reading →

First Month GAPS Diet

The first month of the GAPS Diet, I can honestly say, was one of the hardest months of my life. It was a huge rollercoaster for me physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.  I do want to say that I am not a practitioner or any kind of specialist, all of this is based off of... Continue Reading →

Allergies? Digestive Issues? Join the Club!

These last five weeks have not gone how I had originally planned.  They were supposed to be filled with vacations and relaxing, mixed with some studying for the NCLEX.  Instead they have turned into me canceling all summer plans, cooking, researching, and (thanks to the Lord) passing my exam after half focused attempts of studying... Continue Reading →

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