After the Cleanse

Hello.  How many of you out there have ever done a detox?  How many of you have ever put thought into the detox BEFORE you began?  I mean a well thought out “What are my intentions going into this?”, “What will I be doing differently once I am done to stay feeling as fabulous asContinue reading “After the Cleanse”

The 2nd Half of Your Life

When does the second half of your life begin?  When you are 50?  When you become an ‘Empty Nester”?  When you retire?   Do you have to wait to be “older” in order for the second half of your life to begin? What do you want to do with the second half of your life?Continue reading “The 2nd Half of Your Life”

A Little Lost?

Hey there!  How’s it going?  I read an article a little bit ago, and it reaffirmed something I all ready knew and a bet you do too.  Unfortunately, I did not write the name of the article or the author (something that I am sure the author would appreciate and I need to be inContinue reading “A Little Lost?”

Are We Setting Ourselves Up for Illness?

Hi There!!!  I was listening to Duke and The Doctor the other day, and Dr. McBarron was talking about cold sores, and the connection with corn. Corn is very high in argenine.  Argenine is buddies with the Herpes virus, therefore contributing to the eruption of cold sores.  Argenine suppresses Lysine, which retards virus growth/boosts the immune system.  Here is a great link that I foundContinue reading “Are We Setting Ourselves Up for Illness?”

Are Your Daily Vitamins Keeping You Young or Aging You?

I believe that everyone deserves the right to know what’s really in their food, and in their supplements so they can be absolutely sure they’re really getting what they paid for.  Do you? According to Dr. Linus Pauling, two-time Nobel Prize winner   “You can trace every ailment, every sickness, and every disease to a vitaminContinue reading “Are Your Daily Vitamins Keeping You Young or Aging You?”

AFG – Avoiding Fruits and Goodies

I was playing around with my initials the other day, seeing what kind of acronyms I could come up with and this was one of them.  I liked it because these two food groups get put into the same category of sugars when they are not anything alike. As Joan Rivers used to say “CanContinue reading “AFG – Avoiding Fruits and Goodies”

Sunshine and Lollipops

Good Morning Everybodeeeee!!!!!! I decided not to be on a soapbox today and give you some recipes to make your life a little easier to stay on your health journey.  When I committed to writing Food for Freaks Like Us, it was with the understanding that I was only going to write out the recipesContinue reading “Sunshine and Lollipops”

LOOKING FOR FOOD IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES

Does anybody remember that song from the ’80’s?  Only it’s ‘Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places’.  I feel that way some days when things just aren’t right.  I know what I need to be eating, I just look in the wrong place.  Or rather I give myself permission to look in the wrongContinue reading “LOOKING FOR FOOD IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES”

Foods and Moods

That’s a mouthful isn’t it?  I was up the other night flipping through channels, and it is amazing how the number of  food commercials increases as the evening progresses.  Not only that, but also how they change from healthy to bingey foods.  Which brings me to my topic du jour – Foods and Moods.  SimilarContinue reading “Foods and Moods”

My Thoughts About Energy

Here’s a new one – as I am sitting here at my favorite trampoline place, catching my breath after jumping with my boys who are on Spring Break – I ponder:where does all their energy come from?  And so, I go am going back to my science classes – kinetic, sound, potential, thermal, okay, tooContinue reading “My Thoughts About Energy”