Being ACCOUNTABLE to YOURSELF for the plans and actions you take daily, is perhaps the single most important distinction of a mature and responsible individual.
Here we go with yet another cold week and to me that is a MUST for soup! You will love this one, it’s spicy, low-fat and filled with good-for-you ingredients. Ingredients 1 medium onion, chopped1/3 cup medium pearl barley2 tablespoons canola oil4 garlic cloves, minced5 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth2 boneless skinless chicken… Continue reading Hearty Cold Weather Soup!
Mindful eating is based on mindfulness, a Buddhist concept. I feel that it is important to look at mindfulness first then go to mindful eating. The definition of mindfulness is the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment,… Continue reading Let’s discover MINDFUL EATING
Did you know that we have a gut-brain connection and it is no joke!? Today I am looking into the link between my gut health and my mental health. Our gastrointestinal tracts are sensitive to emotion. Anger, anxiety, sadness, elation — all of these feelings (and others) can trigger symptoms in the gut. These two organs… Continue reading Gut health DOES affect Mental health
I would like to make sure that if you read my blog you understand a few things. I am not a medical doctor. I am under the care of my medical providers and I have to check in with them each week.I am not giving advice. I am writing this for myself to track what… Continue reading Don’t get me wrong!
Hi, as many of you know my, name is Faith I, have abdominal adhesions and it sucks. I have spent years with abdominal issues but had bigger things to deal with so, this never was at the top of my list. But I am sure that it should have been.This weekend all was going good… Continue reading Jokes on me – Gut Health Struggles Continue
Having proper posture sure is tough and taking proper poops should be easy enough but we’ve grown accustomed to pushing, straining, and forcing out our stuff. Okay, enough poo-etry. Pooping is actually very scientific. It’s a combination of biology (our gut biome, intestinal tract, colon, etc.), physics (gravity), and ass-tronomy (get it?). Einstein pooped, Newton… Continue reading Let the POOP happen – The proper way to POOP!
Well, Poop has become the topic of many conversations that my fiancé and I have lately. Poor guy. You see the night I moved in with him is the exact night I ended up in the hospital for a bowel obstruction. This man has been so sweet to me and puts up with my need… Continue reading Let’s talk Sh*t shall we? Oh Poop
If you know me you know I love this mans way of thinking and all the studies that he has done! I thought that I would share today's email with you. (and others I get and think you will like) WHY KEEP GREATNESS TO MYSELF!? Note: I cannot eat beef, but I love this and… Continue reading Dr. Gundry Mail – It’s not really beef! (Read before eating)
You can do plenty of things to improve your general digestive health. I have to improve mine or it is surgery for something that I just do not want. So today we will talk about EATING FOR SUCCESS One is to eat a diet rich in foods that aid the growth of beneficial gut bacteria.… Continue reading Eat for Success – improve your general digestive health.