Monthly Archives: June 2013

My Journey to Health: Changing Diet

I have always thought of myself as pretty healthy. I’ve never needed surgery, been obese, or even had a tooth cavity that I can remember. But “healthy” is relative. Especially in this fast food-obsessed culture that we live in. Is it healthy to eat a diet of low-fat yogurt and chicken breasts, but have frequent headaches? Is it healthy… read more

On Resting and Riding Horses.

I am writing to let you know that I will not be posting in my weekly health series this week. And that I will be riding horses and continuing to recover from my brother-in-law’s wild wedding, instead. I will also henceforth, be resting my tailbone from the nineteen hours of travel it took to get to… read more

My Journey to Health: Finding Community

One of the first things I noticed about the hospital at Oasis, is that they left the patients’ room doors open. Unless the doctors were discussing confidential information with the patient, there was plenty of freedom to come and go, and to visit each other as we pleased. In fact, that kind of interaction seemed to be promoted. I should not have been surprised. It… read more

My Journey to Health: Cancer, Part 3

We were all shocked and devasted by my father’s sudden passing. Even my mom who had spent the last two days with him, did not suspect that the end was near. We believed with all our hearts that he would be healed, up to the very end. When I waved goodbye to him at the airport, I had… read more

Chocolate Chia Pudding. A Healthy Delight!

Things have gotten a bit heavy here on this blog, with me delving into the darker parts of my path to health. If you haven’t yet, you can read about those here and here. It’s been healing for me and the outpouring of support has been wonderful. However, I feel the need to lighten things… read more