Posts tagged support
Remembering Where You Came From

My husband just shared a memory on Facebook from last year when he had to take my son to the Guns N Roses concert as his plus-one because I was down with Mono. I was out of commission and remember feeling helpless and hopeless - sick beyond anything I had felt in years.

See, once upon a time, I was chronically ill, always fighting something or other. If it wasn’t some kind of virus or bug, it was something requiring surgery - 14 of them over 20 years, to be exact.

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Weight-Loss, Wellness, and Well-Being

As far as I’m concerned, choosing to eat well is only the beginning of self-care. It’s a HUGE step and it lays the groundwork for us to make other changes in our lives. When we fuel our bodies with real, living food it elevates us to another level. It’s the launching pad for loving ourselves even more. It’s the “more” that can be challenging.

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BPA and Other Endocrine Disruptors

For those of you who have just started my Zero to Keto program and have already dug into Week 1 homework, I mentioned getting a BPA-free water bottle in my first book, Ketogenic Solutions. I didn’t go into too much about the whys because there is a lot to it and I didn’t want to overwhelm you before you began. But now that you have your feet firmly planted in the idea of living clean, this is the time to dig a little deeper into this topic.

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What's it Going to Take?

I’ve just wrapped up the launch of my free Get Keto Clear in 5 Days series (it's not too late to join... check it out here!) and from the responses I’ve gotten, I’d say there are quite a few of you ready to make the commitment and jump into the keto life.

I’m waiting with open arms to embrace you in this healthier way of being. But first, let me tell you what it’s going to take…
 

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Coming Into the Light

It’s not an uncommon reaction to try to minimize situations instead of dealing with them head-on. Like, maybe if I’m really quiet, it will all go away.

What ends up happening to me when I do that is I start to feel like everything in my life is unraveling and I’m hanging on by a string.

If you are making some big lifestyle changes, this may sound all too familiar...
 

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Life Challenges and Trying to Control the Uncontrollable

Over this last week, I’ve been dealt some seemingly big blows. At one point, I felt like the wheels were flying off and I was barely hanging on for dear life.

 I’m in a better place now, thank goodness, but boy, when I was neck-deep in it, I didn’t know how I was going to be able to manage to stay out of the loony bin.

After hearing from some of you, I’ve realized I’m not the only one. I’m facing some personal growth challenges, as many of you are, and this has caused me to have a few breakdowns followed by some big breakthroughs. 

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Being Impeccable

I’m always compelled to write about what seems to be coming up in my life because I have found that there is always a message nestled in there for me to share.

Right now, I am encountering a running theme of dealing with vendors that promise the world and either don’t deliver on time or at all.

This has put me in an uncomfortable space a few different times now.

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Fighting Off Colds and the Flu the Keto Way

My son has gone to bed early for the last three nights. He's been plagued with headaches and an on-again, off-again queasy stomach. Now my husband and daughter are showing signs of something resembling a cold or flu virus.

My guess is all of the added stress from the holidays has compromised our immune systems and opened the door for some nasties to invade our world. Bring on the chicken soup!

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Phone a Friend

We need friends. We especially need friends during periods of high-stress. As much as we like to think of the holiday season as joyous, more often than not, it’s just more work added to an already-full plate (lol).


In order for me to not completely lose my sanity, gain weight, and head into the new year with regret and a long list of resolutions, I know I need to surround myself with my peeps. Specifically, my keto-peeps. 

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