Words of Wisdom for the Weary: Exercise and Eating

This week’s Words of Wisdom for the Weary comes from a comment on a post from last week. I wanted to mention it for a post because I think the information is important. I am enjoying your blog. My 14 year old has narcolepsy with cataplexy . We are new at this. We are trying […]

Monday Motivation: The Secret to Happiness

Source: bodyhack.com via Heather on Pinterest My husband and I watch a lot of reality TV, particularly shows like Intervention and Teen Mom (yep, he watches Teen Mom willingly). A lot of the stories get me on my soapbox, and I start ranting. If I happen to keep quiet, my husband asks, “What does Heather-psychology […]

Gluten-Free Recipes: Roasted Pork Tenderloin Served Two Ways!

When I tell people I’m gluten-free, they often ask, “What can you eat? Can you eat ANYTHING?” The truth is I’m eating better. Since signing up for The Fresh 20, I am cooking a lot more. The meals are delicious, healthy, and typically are ready in 30 minutes or less. If you’ve never eaten pork […]

Gluten-free Experiment – Month One

“It’s just a half of a brownie, Heather. What harm could it do?” I was sitting in Starbucks with my daughter after her ballet class, flipping through magazines. I’d gotten her a blondie with M&Ms as a treat. It had been three weeks since I’d eaten anything with gluten in it. That morning, we’d slept […]

Feeling Good

Birds flying high You know how I feel Sun in the sky You know how I feel Breeze driftin’ on by You know how I feel It’s a new dawn It’s a new day It’s a new life For me And I’m feeling good I’m feeling good I once chronicled a really bad day so […]

Using Food as Medicine

As a child, I got sick often. Strep throat, colds, influenza, and even a case of scarlet fever. Lucky for me, my mom had healing powers. Any time I had a sore throat, she heated up some water with a couple teaspoons of lemon juice and about a teaspoon of honey. The lemon and honey […]