Health and Wellness

This category is for all blog posts and videos related to health and wellness, thyroiditis, hormone imbalances, exercise, beach body, weight loss, healthy eating, diet and nutrition, midlife, and more.

Ever Wonder if You’re Going Through a Midlife Crisis?

Ever Wonder if You’re Going Through a Midlife Crisis?

Ever wonder if you're going through a midlife crisis?

Ya, me too.

Two months ago I turned 41. I’d like to say I’ve taken this new chapter of life with grace, but I really haven’t. In fact, I’ve had a mess of a storm silently brewing ...

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10 Valuable Lessons Learned in the Storms of Life

10 Valuable Lessons Learned in the Storms of Life

I'm no stranger to the storms of life.

If you've followed my writing at all, you know my family and I have been through some serious storms over the years.

Our most recent storm has been health related.

A few posts ago I shared I ...

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4 Big Reasons Not to Worry

4 Big Reasons Not to Worry

There are seasons for all of us when life is hard. You know it, and I know it.

Whether we're worried over our finances, our health, our marriage, or our children - it can be all-consuming, and understandably so! We want life to go smoothly. We ...

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Diagnosis: Hypothyroidism

Diagnosis: Hypothyroidism

Diagnosis: Hypothyroidism.

It's an overwhelming word - one my doctor said to me at a doctors appointment last week.

Things have been quiet here on my blog for a few weeks, and for that I do apologize. Life has been somewhat eventful since my last ...

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Feeling Exhausted, Run Down, and Just Plain Out of Sorts?

Feeling Exhausted, Run Down, and Just Plain Out of Sorts?

Hi friends!

I know things have been quiet here the past couple weeks. The truth is, there were a few weeks where I felt completely run down and exhausted. My allergies or sinuses were giving me so much grief and I just felt like I ...

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It’s Okay to Take it Easy Every Once in a While

It’s Okay to Take it Easy Every Once in a While

"It's okay to take it easy every once in a while." 

My husband knows me so well.

I'm a doer.

A striver.

He knows I experience great joy each time I check another task "complete" on my never ending To Do list.

But this morning ...

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When Past Hurts Resurface, Sending You Into an Emotional Tailspin

When Past Hurts Resurface, Sending You Into an Emotional Tailspin

Have you ever had a past hurt resurface, sending you into an emotional tailspin?

Isn't it funny how we can go through life truly thinking we've overcome a deep hurt, and then the tiniest little thing will happen to bring all the emotion to the ...

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6 Ways to Stop Envying What Others Have and Start Being Content With the Life and Gifts God Has Given You

6 Ways to Stop Envying What Others Have and Start Being Content With the Life and Gifts God Has Given You

 

Sometimes I avoid listening to, watching, or reading the news. There’s so much hardship and struggle out there.

Talk about serious discontentment in our world!

Maybe you’re going through something difficult right now?

If you are, I can completely relate. Hubby and I have ...

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