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Strive for Health through the Holidays & Beyond

Strive for health through the holidays and beyond. Find out how these supplements will help you be the best you possible.

What is Tech Neck & How to Fix It

Learn why so many people are suffering from tech neck and how to fix it. You may have heard of it referred to as forward head posture, here’s how to fix it!

My Favorite Products for Women’s Wellness

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Single Edition Media. My Favorite Products for Women’s Wellness   23andMe Saliva Collection Kit-Coming from a large family that is scattered all over the place, I have always had questions about family history. When I heard about this DNA test I was thrilled to find out more and these 3 reports (Ancestry Composition, Maternal & Paternal Lineage, Neanderthal) will clue me into more than I ever thought I could find out about my wellness, {Read More}

Gratitude Journal Prompts for Happiness

These Gratitude Journal Prompts for Happiness will help you be thankful for what you have and get the positive energy flowing!

Achieving the Mind Body Balance

This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as a part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central. I have been trying my best to live a healthy lifestyle but sometimes it seems like life gets in the way. It seems like whenever I set a plan that is going to make a significant healthy change in my life, something always happens to put an end to it before it even begins. I head to the store and pick up ingredients {Read More}

Relaxation Tips for Hectic Days

Some days can be more hectic than others but no matter how busy our days get it is essential to our health as well as our sanity to find even a little bit of time to dedicate to relaxation.

When Medical Decisions are like Playing Russian Roulette

When Medical Decisions are like Playing Russian Roulette  It has been about 4 months since I had my total colectomy surgery and I have been out of the hospital for a little over 3 months now. I just recently started feeling normal and forgetting about my health issues mainly because I have been feeling so well lately. Ever since the surgeons removed my large intestine I am theoretically cured from UC, I still have part of my rectum which has {Read More}

Coping with a Stoma & Ileostomy

I received a product for free to try in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.  When I found out I had to have a surgery that would remove my colon and create a stoma which meant I would have an ileostomy bag, I was terrified. I was worried about how to care for myself after surgery, I was worried about the procedure because I knew that without it I could have died but at the same {Read More}

Ulcerative Colitis, Toxic Megacolon, and Surgery. Oh My!

After my initial diagnosis of Ulcerative Colitis years before this hospital stay, I had heard of Toxic Megacolon.  I only knew a little bit about it but enough to be terrified when I was told the scans showed I had developed it. If you have never been diagnosed with an Inflammatory Bowel Disease like Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s Disease then you probably haven’t heard of Toxic Megacolon. It basically means dilation of the colon, a potentially lethal condition that becomes {Read More}

50 Days in the hospital, Part 2

After a long night spent in the emergency room, I was admitted to the hospital and brought up to the Intensive Care Unit. My diagnosis at this point was an Ulcerative Colitis flare up, a condition I have been diagnosed with years ago. My concern was that I didn’t have a gastroenterologist willing to see me and the ER doc informed me that since I had requested to see one of the other 8 docs at the practice instead of the {Read More}