Monthly Archives: July 2009

Welcome Scott And Dale

A young man named Scott and dog, drove in from St Louis this past Saturday and are relocating to my former apartment.  Scott’s sweetheart, Dale is recovering from emergency back surgery and will follow as soon as she is able.  My Harris apartment … Continue reading

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My NEW Green Mattress

One of my freelance writing clients handcrafts mattresses. It’s really very cool how he distinquishes himself in the marketplace.  Each mattress is made individually to order. I affectionately call Tim – the owner of Quality Sleep Shop, Mr. Bedhead, as he carries … Continue reading

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Esophageal Cancer Up 600 Percent!

  Acid Reflux Linked to Esophageal Cancer? Connection Seen Between Rise in a Deadly Cancer and Gastrointestinal Disorders   WebMD Medical NewsReviewed by Louise Chang, MDNov. 10, 2005 — A dramatic rise in one of the deadliest types of cancers … Continue reading

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Fiber For Digestive Health

Fiber isn’t particularly fun to talk about. Yet when you don’t have enough fiber in the diet that’s not fun either.  A nutritionist once told me that in order to get enough daily fiber in our diet we needed to eat:13 cups … Continue reading

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On one day I closed on my new house. The very next day the largest rental truck one could get was loaded. I hired loaders. We did all the packing ourselves.  I’ll be damned if we didn’t fill that entire HUGE truck, … Continue reading

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Why Take Digestive Enzymes?

Do you have a certain food that you’ve stopped eating because it’s upsetting to digest? About 50 million Americans ( 50 million! ) have a lactose intolerance. This is a major population not eating dairy, simply because they can’t digest it.  When you … Continue reading

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once upon a time this karen hanrahan, this shaklee independent distributor, this best of mother earth found herself facing a bit if a fiscal pickle and while this fiscal pickle was pending and inevitable the reality of it was seriously overwhelming … Continue reading

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Natural Approaches To Irritable Bowel Diseases

Diseases that fall under the Irritable Bowel category include : Chrohn’s, Diaverticulitis, Colitis, and Spastic Colon. Thank you to nutritionist Barbara Lagoni  ( and my mentor ) for this information Below are specific nutrients that bring relief, reduce inflammation and foster healing to … Continue reading

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Tums or Chewable Calcium

I will never forget the first time I heard a client tell me they were sourcing their daily calcium from Tums. Hello!?  Tums is an antacid for heartburn!! I then found out that chewable calcium is actually a way to neutralize … Continue reading

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Why Food Matters

The topic for this months Green Moms Carnival is food matters hosted by our Alline Anderson of A Passion for Green Business. Awesome choice for a topic by the way. Please don’t call me a geek, but I believe in … Continue reading

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