Health and Wellness

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When Midlife Has You Feeling Crazy

When Midlife Has You Feeling Crazy

Ever feel like this thing called midlife might just be making you crazy?

One minute you're happy-go-lucky, the next you're feeling embarrassed about the rage-filled temper tantrum you just had in front of your children and their friends? And it was over something so stupid, too!

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5 Lessons From a Recovering People-Pleaser: How to Say No and Not Feel Guilty About it

5 Lessons From a Recovering People-Pleaser: How to Say No and Not Feel Guilty About it

Are you a people-pleaser?

Do you frequently say yes to the world around you when, really, you wish you could just say no and not feel guilty about it?

Yep, me too. Until about six months ago when my life was suddenly disrupted with health ...

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13 Lifestyle Changes that Helped Me Overcome Thyroiditis and Adrenal Fatigue Symptoms

13 Lifestyle Changes that Helped Me Overcome Thyroiditis and Adrenal Fatigue Symptoms

If you've ever been diagnosed with thyroid problems or adrenal fatigue you know how "sick" it can make you feel on the inside, all the while you still look totally healthy on the outside.

I was diagnosed hypothyroid after an out-of-the-blue anxiety attack (accompanied by several ...

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8 Excellent Resources to Read When You Suspect or Have Been Diagnosed With a Thyroid Problem

8 Excellent Resources to Read When You Suspect or Have Been Diagnosed With a Thyroid Problem

Being diagnosed with a thyroid problem can be shocking and hard to cope with when you've always been a very healthy person. That's what happened to me earlier this year.

First, I was diagnosed hypothyroid and prescribed Levothyroxine.

Thirteen days and ten pounds of effortless weight ...

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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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