5 Reasons You Are Healthier Than The Guy Next To You

5 Reasons You Are Healthier Than The Guy Next To You

Every morning when we get out of bed, we begin our battle against the enemies of our environment.

 

Starting with the water riddled with pharmaceuticals, arsenic, fluoride, endocrine disrupters, etc. that hits your skin (your body’s largest organ) in the shower.

 

You turn on the news only to be exposed to the stress of politics, horrific news of the world, and useless information.

 

Walk into the kitchen to choose your possible options. Most of which have some sort of pesticide or herbicide content, BPA exposure, processed chemicals, gluten, dairy, or other inflammatory foods that came from mineral deficient soil.

 

You leave the house and […] Read more

How I Saved Myself From Type 2 Diabetes

How I Saved Myself From Type 2 Diabetes

When I was diagnosed with POTS back in 2009, I completely changed my life around.  I was in a career that required travel, a LOT of travel.  I dined out most of the time.  I was inconsistent with any regular activity or fitness program.  I was somewhat of a party girl on the weekends and a wine drinker during the week.  Seemed great at the time for a thirty something single chick.

After many months of adjusting to my new POTS “body” and the fact that I looked normal on the outside, but I felt horrible on the inside most of […] Read more

How Type 1 Diabetes Is Just a Passenger on the Drive to Live Healthy & Serve Others

How Type 1 Diabetes Is Just a Passenger on the Drive to Live Healthy & Serve Others

Imagine you are a college kid, living a normal, active, healthy life and you are suddenly struck with the news your life will change forever.  This is what happened to Marcie Siegal.  Marcie was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 20.  Suddenly she found herself faced with the realization she would need to depend on multiple daily injections of insulin to simply survive.

 

At this point, she was faced with a choice – her response to her new life.  Do I let this diagnosis define me or do I live in spite of it?  Marcie not only chose […] Read more