• What is Your Nasal Microbiome and Why It’s Just As Important As Your Gut Microbiome

      If you’d rather watch a video on the nasal microbiome click here.   What is the Nasal Microbiome and Why Does it Matter?   First things first, if you’re not familiar with the term microbiome it’s a term used to describe the community of bacteria, fungi, and viruses that populate your body.   Most likely you’ve heard the term in relation to the gut microbiome.   After the Human Genome Project ended with the conclusion that we are all basically the same, genetically, researchers and health professionals were left with some questions. Among which is how do we all look, act, and feel so different if we are all…

  • 10 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Trying to Heal Myself

    This health journey of mine has been a long process of peaks and valleys just like anybody else’s. I truly learn best from experience. It wouldn’t matter to me what I read on the interweb, what any of my friends had been through, or what any healthcare practitioners had told me. I think I needed to experience this journey for myself in order to really understand the process of healing. Not that I know everything there is to know about healing, but I know enough that I feel comfortable putting my knowledge out there into the world so that it can help other people. If you’re like me, and you…

  • Why This Chocoholic is Switching to Carob

    I have long been a fan of chocolate   As a child I loved milk chocolate, chocolate ice cream, chocolate milk, but no white chocolate and no dark chocolate… bleh. No thank you. I remember, one of the first ever migraines I got occurred as I was eating triple chocolate ice cream. Ya’ll know that white chocolate is not a real type of chocolate, right? It’s cocoa butter with lots of fake flavoring. As I transitioned into a Paleo lifestyle and then sugar-free/grain-free lifestyle I had to develop a taste for dark chocolate. Poor me, I know. The problem was that dark chocolate could sometimes induce a migraine, for me.…

  • Update on My Health Journey

    Pictured: My mother and I on Christmas Day in our matching dresses that we got a month earlier in Athens, Ga for my birthday. In just one month’s time I went from feeling completely awful and basically bed ridden for a couple of days to feeling amazing. Just one month prior I was reacting to everything in my environment, left and right. I barely even made it through Thanksgiving, and actually had to fly home early on Thanksgiving night. Fast forward to Christmas and I couldn’t have felt better. I had almost forgotten how awesome that feels.  What I’m Doing Now That Is Working I’ve been feeling a lot better…

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