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Beauty, Recipe

Natural Beauty Remedies From Your Kitchen

Okay, I admit I'm a bit phobic of artificial chemicals in products that go on the skin. (Food and cleaning products too.) Skin is an organ that absorbs whatever you put on it, so I like to keep it as pure as possible. Also, in the past I've tried many expensive products that just didn't… Continue reading Natural Beauty Remedies From Your Kitchen

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Sloane’s Sensational Smoothie

My BFF went raw for 90 days to lose weight and lost 40+ pounds, which is fantastic! However, she reaped some other, wonderful and unexpected benefits too. Her anxiety decreased dramatically, she was mentally clearer than she had been in a long while, her cholesterol level normalized, (cholesterol only comes from animal products) and she had tons of energy. I'd say that's a win! Here's the recipe...

Mind-Set, Raw Food

Boots Or Spoons? The Choice Is Yours…

When I had CFS and adrenal exhaustion, I never used the “spoon theory” to measure my energy. Some days I didn't have enough energy to shower, but I was not going to label myself as a “spoonie” or disabled person, even when the doc said I was. Maybe I was in denial. I certainly didn't want to accept that this was permanent. I was too determined to turn it around and get well. I thought of myself as a...Turns out, I was right.

Mind-Set

Are Raw Foodists Intimidating?

I know what you're thinking... "Susan, I really want to try the raw vegan diet to cure my Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and adrenal exhaustion but.... Then, do I have to do yoga? On a beach? Do I have to buy a new wardrobe consisting only of bikinis? And, do I have to smile all the time?"