Tag Archives: Healing Journey

Winning Against Seasonal Allergies

It is December 1, and I am ready to announce a victory. Every year, from September through the end of November, I fight seasonal allergies. Fall is much worse for me than spring. My sinuses and ears clog up. I … Continue reading

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Healthy Pumpkin Mug Cake

As I was contemplating tea time this afternoon, I considered what treat I could have with my Scottish tea. Afternoon teas have changed drastically since I switched to a plant based diet. No more scones, finger sandwiches or shortbread cookies … Continue reading

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My First Cranberry Relish & Plant Based Pumpkin Pie

With Thanksgiving almost upon us, tonight I began prepping food to contribute to the family dinner on Thursday. I am very determined to adhere to my plant based diet during the holidays. And yes, I’ve heard it all from well … Continue reading

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A New Way to Kick Off the Holiday Season

Today was the Keller Williams Thanksgiving Dinner at my office. I love that the real estate company I work for hosts this event annually, inviting agents from other companies and affiliates to join us in expressing gratitude for all the … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Baked Pears & Apples

With Thanksgiving coming up next week, I’ve been considering what to prepare. My son Nate and his wife Megan are graciously hosting Thanksgiving this year in their home. It’s been fun participating in group texts as everyone chimes in to … Continue reading

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Life Changing Foods

I was excited to receive a new book in the mail yesterday, and spend time reading in it today. Life Changing Foods is the second book by Anthony William, also known as the Medical Medium. With Anthony’s help through his … Continue reading

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World Vegan Day

My niece Ashley sent me a text this morning, alerting me to the fact that November is World Vegan Month. I was delighted, and grateful for her heads up. I looked up info and discovered that today starts the month … Continue reading

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Breaking a 33 Year Record

I had a great day with grandsons Joey and Oliver, who were out of school today. We played games and talked and laughed together. I took the boys to lunch at IHOP, at their request, and there I messed up … Continue reading

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The Health Benefits of Oregano 

It’s been a long day. When I finally settled in at home, a cup of hot herbal tea appealed to me, as the perfect wind down drink before bed. I’ve been drinking elderberry and nettle tea, in part to help … Continue reading

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No Walk of Shame

Tonight was the last Third Thursday of the year, in downtown Joplin, and my first time to attend in 2016. Four of us from the book club met and strolled together up and down Main Street, enjoying the cool weather … Continue reading

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