Freebie Friday: Enter For Chance To Win Awesome Boiron Prize Pack

Today’s prize pack is my mother’s absolute favorite homeopathic medicine line.  I have to agree that, time and time again, Boiron products have helped me as well.  Our favorite Boiron go-to item is the Arnicare Gel, although we faithfully use many of the Boiron products for all kinds of ailments as well as for proactive […]

Think Pink: Getting A Mammogram In 2020 Plus A Pretty Pink Giveaway Drawing

What’s it like to get a mammogram amid the craziness of 2020?  Since it is Breast Cancer Awareness month and several of my friends have been warriors as they battle the disease, I decided to take their advice and stop delaying my own appointment. Was it different like everything else is in 2020? A little. […]

Quick Tips: Five Fab Finds For Home Life

2020 has forced many of us to spend way more hours at home than ever before.  Since my hubs and I both work 100% out of our home for now, I have discovered several items that have made life easier.  Some old and some new.  Here are my most recent five fab finds and why […]

Hand Care Products & DIY Hand Sanitizer Recipe

Excessive hand washing (keep it up) can result in very dry hands so see my Your Life Arizona morning show segment below to learn how to keep them moisturized.  Plus, I share the recipe I found to make homemade hand sanitizer.  For the hand sanitizer recipe and list of product links I showed in the […]

My 3TV Cold, Flu & Allergy Wellness Segment

My home wellness kit got me through a horrible sinus infection and the Influenza A that I had at the same time last month.  It all worked so well that I decided to show my wellness kit in my recent Your Life Arizona morning show segment.  Wellness is top of mind right now with all […]

Dangers Of A Sedentary Lifestyle

I just recovered from the flu and a bad sinus infection.  That was not fun and I had to pump a lot of meds in my body to help me recover.  It strikes me that the last time I had the flu was 10 years ago.  That was the year that I didn’t get the […]

We Did Aerial Yoga…Or What I Call…Upside Down Yoga!

Last Sunday I hung out with my daughter. Literally!  Ever tried an aerial yoga class? We have several times now.  Loved it every time.  If you want to try a class, read on to see the two places we have experienced, as well as a third one that my daughter did with friends.  Plus, I […]

My Eye Scare That Apparently Happens To All As We Age

Our eyes.  The window to our soul.  A major organ that is our body’s best friend.  So much so, that we get two of these crucial body parts. My vision is definitely something that I don’t take for granted.  I am extremely near-sighted, have a mole in my eye that my eye doc keeps an […]

Caring for the Caregiver

Have a caregiver in your family or a close friend who has suddenly become a caregiver for a loved one?  Caring for a beloved caregiver can help that person and the person being cared for tremendously.  I recently had the unexpected opportunity to do this and I was struck by the numerous ways a caregiver […]

My Healthy Goals Include New California Design Den Sheets

A good night’s sleep.  It is one of life’s pleasures if you can get it.  My New Year’s resolution to be healthier overall includes cleaner eating (I have lost 10 pounds since I started this in November), less booze (not as hard as I thought it would be to decrease, I am happy to report), […]

Antibiotic Resistant Ear Infection That Landed My Teen In Hospital

If your kid has ear pain, get it checked out right away.  Parents, read our story.  We did everything right and our teen’s ear infection still turned into a 3-day emergency hospital stay.   Even with our quick & thorough actions, our 16-year-old girl still had to be admitted to Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) for an […]

Was It Gout, Pseudogout…My High Heels?

Manic: Waking up on my hub’s birthday last December 9th with an unexplained, incredibly painful and swollen ankle that I could bear no weight on!  I was perplexed and in extreme pain.  I had not injured it and had gone to bed as usual the night before. It was so strange! Managed:  After weeks of doctor’s appointments, […]

Lori’s Story: Her Happy Health Treatment That Worked

Manic:  Me a couple of years ago wondering why I was losing a lot of hair, getting sick a lot, dealing with itchy skin and more.  My wonderful mother suggested that I have my thyroid checked as both she and my grandmother have hypothyroidism. Managed:  Listened to my mama and sure enough, I have an […]

Does Your Health Insurance Policy Do This? Good To Know Tip!

Manic:  Opening up four letters (one per family member) from our health insurance provider, Blue Cross Blue Shield, to read the upsetting news that some of our meds will no longer be covered starting on January 1, 2018. Of course, my one super important drug, that I must take daily no matter what for the […]

A Plantar Fascittis Guide

Whenever I blog about my own medical experiences, I always get a good response from my readers, so when I received an opportunity to share this information about dealing with the frustrating plantar fasciitis foot condition, I was happy to do it.  I suffered from this painful ailment a few years ago and by following […]