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On my third day of chemo my body said to me …

On my third day of chemo my body said to stop. Last night I fell asleep hard in the middle of an action film at 7:30 pm. Through mental might I managed to brush my teeth and get in bed. … Continue reading

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Facing Chemotherapy

I start chemotherapy this Monday, thirty-three hours from the current moment. I am scared and don’t know what to think. I think I am ready. My chemotherapy will be intense, in that I will receive drugs via an IV, nine … Continue reading

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Discovering Cancer

I have cancer. I recently discovered this, within the last nineteen days. I am 31 years old, married, and have a baby girl. I exercise routinely, cook and eat fresh foods, drink wine once or twice a week, and do … Continue reading

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How I made deodorant, used it, and didn’t start to smell…

In my path to a life free of toxicity I recently made my own deodorant. I had a friend staying with me at the time and he asked if I was willing to take the risk, by which he meant … Continue reading

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The Sanctuary You Call Body and Home: Stop Purchasing Chemical Products

How many chemical-laden products do you have in your household? Do you know? Have you ever counted? I don’t, or I haven’t, but I try to keep them at a minimum because they scare me. I don’t even know what’s … Continue reading

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Share a Lasting Plate

Ever share a meal with a loved one? How about the plate? It can do wonders for you, your loved one, your health, your waistline, your budget, and even a bit for the environment. This may not sound too appealing … Continue reading

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Eating Nature Rather Than Distorting It

Food is central to the environment, with plenty of statistics illustrating that the greenhouse gas emissions from the meat industry are greater than that of the transportation industry. This does not mean that all people need to stop eating animals … Continue reading

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