Quick tip #3 Meds that make you sick
Tuesday, April 07, 2009 10 comments
If you're an aspirin user, stop that! Aspirin use messes with ALL your thyroid numbers, from TSH to free Ts. It does not take much and it does not take long. If you can't control what ails ya with deep breating, a nap, meditation or some ... Read more
Quick tip #2 Berry good idea!
Friday, April 03, 2009 4 comments
Berries are delicious... ... but nothing is worse than when they are discovered in the back of the fridge days later. Or when you reach for that perfect strawberry only to find the underside of it stuck to the berry below by long black mold... Read more
Quick tip #1 Frozen veggies
Thursday, April 02, 2009 3 comments
Keep bags of frozen niblet corn, frozen peas, limas, green beans in your freezer so you're never without a quick veggie fix. I've found these veggies don't need to be cooked to be tasty. Simply put in a container, run hot water over... Read more
Bean there, done that!
Saturday, March 14, 2009 4 comments
Yep... your suspicions are correct, this blog is all about my venture into the wonderful world of Beans! Last year I decided to work beans into my diet, since they were a cheap source of protien and fiber. I started with cans of black... Read more
Oil's well... Primer on Flax seed oil
Thursday, February 26, 2009 2 comments
Hey Sparkers! Ya, ya, I know I've blogged about Flax before, but I felt this detail was important enuf to repeat. Just about everyone knows that Flax is great for your health. But not everyone knows it can be toxic. Flax goes r... Read more
Peroxide is not just for blondes....
Sunday, February 01, 2009 4 comments
I'm kinda on a dental kick these days. Recently its been in the news that alcohol in mouthwash has been associated with a higher incident of mouth cancers. ezinearticles.com/?Do-Mo
r?&id=1296816... Read more
Keep smilin' with Mzzchief Mix!
Monday, January 19, 2009 4 comments
So I ran out of toothpaste the other day. Thought I had a spare tube in the cabinet, but no. My gums were sore, I did not want to trot to the store and pay top dollar for one without flouride. I did not want to spend time online shopping a... Read more
Binding your health history
Wednesday, January 07, 2009 2 comments
One of the more helpful habits to get into with Thyroid Disease or any chronic illness, is to keep a 3 hole binder filled with all your labs, questions and their answers, articles you've found helpful, information on supplements, notes, receipts... Read more
Xylitol, or the Death of Bloat
Monday, December 22, 2008 9 comments
What is Xylitol ? Xylitol is a naturally occuring sugar alcohol created from the Xylem, the vascular tissue of plants, for use as a sugar subsitute. It was first extracted from the bark of birch trees in Finnland. Corn cobs are most commonl... Read more
Avocado who doo!
Sunday, November 30, 2008 1 comments
Life is so much nicer, when there's avocado on your menu! To that end, thought I'd share my method of extracting the most out of your avocado. 1.Use a sharp knife to half the fruit longitudinally, slicing down thru the skin into the f... Read more
Pumpin some potion into your lotion!
Tuesday, November 25, 2008 6 comments
There are some really super ingredients you can add to fortify your body lotion, save you money and have your skin feelin fabulous! Many of the lotions on the market today have only traces of the ingredient advertized on its label. Often... Read more
Oh! mega threes, omega threes, how beautiful your branches...
Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4 comments
Fish Oil. Flaxseed oil. When your inner child is telling you: "YUCK Mommy, I hate it!" Whaddyado? Hold your nose and gag it down like a trooper, or look for alternatives? I'm an alternative typogal. Not only do I want sumpin to taste good... Read more
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