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Category: Autoimmune

Roll on this amazing oil and feel stress melt away

Once again, my trip to Salt Lake City for the doTERRA convention was tiring but oh-so-worth it. I’ve learned to listen to my body and rest when I need to – and even how to say no to some fun events in order to be able to enjoy the real meat of the convention: learning Read More

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What is Nutritional Yeast and how do I use it?

Nutritional Yeast – what in the world is that? I first saw nutritional yeast listed in a recipe for Kale Chips in one of doTERRA’s Living Magazines.  I just beginning to understand the diet-gut-immune connection and even the thought of Kale Chips was bizarre to me.  (I actually love them now—obsessively love them) Well, I don’t Read More

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We hear reminders all the time about using sunscreen.  Good or Bad Advice? Recently the middle and youngest dear daughter took off on an adventure day to the beach.  I love that we live close enough to the beach that spur of the moment trips are possible.  Well, they just grabbed some sunscreen at the Read More

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Autoimmune

How can Essential Oils help with Fatigue?

I often talk about how essentials oils can help with energy. And there’s a good reason for that. It’s something that is a constant battle for me.  No matter what chronic illness you deal with, you understand what I’m talking about. My days have been super full lately, so when I sit down to work Read More

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Autoimmune

Why you need Eucalyptus this summer

Welp.  Summer is here.  It’s been in the 90s, pool is open and a/c is rocking. We spend a fair amount of time outside, but I HATE getting over-heated.  When I learned about liquid a/c, it was a very very happy day. The first oil I used to make this (extremely) popular spray was Peppermint Read More

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Autoimmune

Sleep Help for Chronic Illness

Sometimes we all need a little help getting some rest. I know that I go through periods of time where sleep is very difficult.  If I’m in a flare, or I just have too much on my mind, it can be rough to get good rest.  And that sets me up for a bad day Read More

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Fighting Brain Fog

Thinking is important, so is knowing what causes Brain Fog Brain Fog wears me out.  It’s frustrating and discouraging and quite depressing.  I know so many of you all totally get it.  You do literally feel like there’s a fog between you and your brain.  You just cannot think.  It’s more common than you think Read More

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Don’t Let Sore Joints Ruin Your Night

Sore joints slowing you down? You know those times when there’s something you REALLY want to do, but your body says otherwise?  I’ve been there, and I know how frustrating, discouraging, and disappointing it can be.  There’s no flowery way to put it: Sore joints suck. And, yes, sometimes we have to deal with our Read More

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Keeping Up with the Grands

I want to be a crazy, active grandma, full of energy even when my hair finally does turn grey. I joke a lot about the fact that I will be half way to 100 this summer.  I think I’m doing pretty good for an old lady – especially with the health issues I’ve had to deal Read More

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You CAN Beat Fatigue

It is possible to tackle fatigue and have energy again I remember being so overwhelmed with fatigue that I would doze off mid-sentence. My family got a lot of mileage out of picking on me over that (we are horrible people – but yes, they do love me and are very supportive!).  But then as Read More

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