Category Archives: Health

Embrace Diversity

We’re in a very difficult time now, psychically and politically. Donald Trump would pit us against each other and so many are feeding into that. That is not what America is about, but many states’ inhabitants have lost the thread, … Continue reading

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Simple Delicious Detox

Cucumber water will keep you hydrated, provide extra vitamins A and C, help bring down blood pressure, curb your appetite, soothe muscles, provide antioxidants and detoxing properties, and is great for your skin. What could be easier than slicing cucumbers … Continue reading

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Carrot Ginger Soup

SOUP! OMG, it is FINALLY cooler in Los Angeles, after what seemed like a four-month heat wave. This is my favorite, I found it when I had an abundance of carrots needing to be made into something, now I make … Continue reading

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Turmeric smoothie

Turmeric is good for all kinds of things, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, liver detox. Overall, great for your insides. Lots of recipes for turmeric smoothies, but this one seemed the easiest and I happened to have all the ingredients on hand. Recipe … Continue reading

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Journeys

I finally complete my bed rest, I can go off the medication, what a relief. I begin taking walks again, a little slower, but it’s great to be mobile and outdoors. I’m so ready for my daughter to be here. … Continue reading

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Standstill

Six weeks of bed rest for someone with my energy is this side of torture, and I miss yoga like crazy. But, doctor’s orders. I put a big note at the 37th week in my calendar, RETURN TO YOGA! Fortunately, … Continue reading

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IVF Part Deux

I’m going to my Body Sculpt class as often as I can before starting the injections. The teacher, Xavier, is the only man I need in my life right now. European, black hair, dark eyes, tan, muscular, his head would … Continue reading

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Acupuncture

First visit with Nicky. She asks a lot of questions about my body, feels my pulse, looks at my tongue. Ultimately tells me to eat red things: yams, kidney beans, salmon, raddichio, cherries, tomatoes, beets. The acupuncture session is surprisingly … Continue reading

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Break time

Well, dear Reader, I would like to tell you it all got better then, but truth is, I did two more insemination cycles and was disappointed both times. Pretty devastating stuff, the build ups and the crashes are just too … Continue reading

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