Blog Posts: Physical Health
Nutrition, Skincare, and Fitness
“The truth is you cannot out exercise bad nutrition.” My battle with nutrition has been a bumpy road. Unfortunately, after years of starving myself, binging, and throwing up, I have some lasting effects from my eating disorder which has messed up my intestines and thus my digestion. Arbonne’s nutrition has helped so much in decreasing … Continue reading Improving my Nutritional Intake
“I was not eating to nourish my body but rather eating to fill an emotional hole” After my battle with anorexia, I still struggled with food for many years. Essentially, I went from not eating anything to over indulging in things because I went too long not enjoying food. Then the occasional overindulging lead to … Continue reading Physical vs. Emotional Hunger
“One of the major reasons I used to break out was because of the foundation I would wear .” Oh, makeup…one of my favorite health topics to talk about. Why? Because frankly, our country is very uneducated about health standards when it comes to beauty products. Unless you look for it, a lot of this … Continue reading Makeup: No Breakouts, Please!
“When did we become a society focused around looks and not health?” Body image is a sensitive topic to many people, myself included. Even as a recovered anorexic, I still have my moments when I cringe at my body or nitpick every little roll or imperfection. I often wonder why I have a certain image … Continue reading Body Image: Looks vs. Health
“Throughout the world, 1 in 5 people suffer from moderate to severe chronic pain.” Breivik H, Collet B, Ventafridda V, Cohen R, Gallacher D. Survey of chronic pain in Europe: prevalence, impact on daily life, and treatment. Eur J Pain. 2006;10:287-333. February 24, 2015 – It was 3:10 in the afternoon. I was working as a … Continue reading Suffering from Chronic Pain
The goal of my blog posts is promote holistic living and help others achieve optimal wellness spiritually, mentally, and, physically. If we take a look a physical health, there are various ways to reach this goal. Today, I want to take a look at skin care specifically (and the facts surrounding it) so that you … Continue reading Hidden Facts about Skin Care
If you know me, you know I’ve always been on the thinner side – not healthy thin – thin because I had an eating disorder. Then two years ago, I found the love of my life and got insanely happy. I just did me – I didn’t restrict any foods and just enjoyed living. As … Continue reading What Healthy Fitness Looks Like
Recently I found out I have two insulin resistant issues, hypoglycemia and PCOS. Why is this difficult? I HAVE to stay active and eat clean to reverse symptoms, even when I don’t want to or feel up to it. I generally enjoy being active but chronic headaches and pain often has me taking a step back … Continue reading When Life Throws You Lemons…
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