I've been working out the kinks on my own version of medicinal chicken broth - or bone broth soup- since my naturopath suggested it to improve gut health a few weeks ago. And it's an uncomfortable and painstaking process for many reasons, one that really surprised me. Every weekend, I get a whole chicken at … Continue reading Good For All Your Parts Chicken Broth (AKA Medicinal Chicken Broth)
I've been threatening my friends I would start running again for months now. All year, the weather has been cantankerous and volatile for months, and summer just wouldn't start. Until now. I was running out of excuses. In my girls' group, we've talking about the story of our lives and how to move towards our … Continue reading Getting Around to It
It's been about 27 months since I had a baby. (Can I still count that in months?) Within weeks after birth, I was that annoying girl, back in my old everything. Skinny again and proud of it. My tummy wasn't toned, but since it wasn't protruding or hanging out or acting otherwise inappropriate, I didn't … Continue reading I want my old tummy back, please.
So it turns out I'm not the health fiend I fancied myself to be. I have high cholesterol. Perhaps what's worse, I had to ask, "What is cholesterol exactly?" after the news broke. Still not sure I know. Something about fat in your blood, which seems odd. This is why I am not a doctor.I … Continue reading Eating like a horse and other healthy habits