Beating the Winter Blahs

The winter blahs. Admit it, even you are one of those rare winter-loving spoonies, you’ve been hit by the winter blahs at one time or another. It ca effect our energy, focus and mood and put our hormone levels all out of balance. Dealing with RA is enough – I don’t need the winter months Read More

Nutrition and our immune system

Does our nutrition really matter? There is so much sickness going around these days. And for those of us with chronic illnesses, it can be difficult to navigate the best ways for us to take care of ourselves.  Our immune systems need balancing, not boosting. I know I don’t want to be hit with any Read More

Boost Energy with these quick energy bites

Looking for an energy boost? Try these energy bite recipes Eliminating processed foods from our diets is a critical part of any spoonie’s wellness plan. Artificial colors and flavorings along with overly processed foods like sugar and corn syrup are inflammatory in nature and add stress into our already stressed system. But admittedly there are times Read More

Air Fresheners and Chronic Illness

Here’s a couple things about air fresheners you should know if you have a Chronic Illness. We all want our homes smelling fresh and clean, and no matter what scent you want, you can find it in an air freshener! Especially this time of year crisp apple, pumpkin spice, or relaxing autumn all sound wonderful. Read More

Pink Pepper essential oil to the rescue

Pink Pepper is a versatile essential oil that Spoonies need to take note of One of the latest additions to my daily routine is a new oil from doTERRA, Pink Pepper.  Learning to manage chronic issues is a job that’s never done. I’m constantly learning new information. Studying about Pink Pepper has been fascinating, and Read More