He Is In There

The first time I truly saw that Greyson could understand more than I realized was over the Summer… Greyson had therapy every day from 8:30am until 5pm. One of those days I had friends and itty bitties over to swim during his afternoon therapy session. Greyson was downstairs finishing up his lunch. All the kids Read more…

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Garcinia Cambogia: Next Best Weight-Loss Aid?

We all need a little help sometimes, especially when it comes to weight loss. Going against your biological evolutionary instincts by consuming less energy than you expend certainly isn’t easy. But that’s what weight loss takes, convincing your biology that just half a sandwich is fine, or that you can do without bacon and cheese Read more…

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Dining Out With A Healthy Conscience

In today’s increasingly health conscious society, many people are either on specific diets or are simply living a lifestyle that excludes or limits certain foods. But Americans also dine out about 4 times per week according to some estimates, and reconciling one’s specific diet with what’s on the menu can be somewhat tricky. Whether it’s Read more…

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Weekend Peak

Sometimes the anticipation of the weekend is better than the actual weekend. This weekend -that wasn’t the case…It was really, really good… I’m gonna tell you just a little bit now so I can go to bed soon and rest up for tomorrow- Monday- my seventh favorite day of the week. Color Me Rad made Read more…

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Left Overs

I don’t have a real post in my head tonight. Just leftover thoughts, floating about. Today I relaxed.. I napped when the boys napped… I watched Bravo TV like it was a job that I was damned good at… And I just finished a bowl of frozen yogurt so big I actually feel a little Read more…

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My favorite things

So instead of a Vintage Life with Greyson + Parker post- I will instead do a shorty but sweetie one. I am so not Oprah -for a few Billion different reasons…but I can still share some of my new favorite things with you..And because of those billions of things I don’t have…unfortunately I can not give all Read more…

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Acceptance

Saturday I was driving in my car. An old- Toad the Wet Sprocket song called, Somethings Always Wrong was on the radio…and suddenly it was 1992… I was on my way to college…scared, nervous, happy, sad, scared, overwhelmed, hopeless and hopeful. Will I fit in? Will I find my people? Will I miss home? Will I Read more…

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The Immune System and Food Allergies

The immune system functions like a sentinel standing guard against foreign invaders. In the case of an allergy, the invaders are called allergens. The primary weapon that it uses against invaders is the production of antibodies. The antibodies cause reactions that result in the offending allergens being removed from the body. In many people, foods Read more…

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How IBS Can Cause Iron Deficiency and Anemia

Many patients who have digestive problems are also anemic due to low iron or low vitamin B12 levels. This problem causes fatigue, so it should be of interest to many people. Being anemic and having IBS is not unusual and there is a logical reason for it. First we’ll discuss anemia and then how it Read more…

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Acne: How Food Can Cause It (part II)

What Foods Cause Acne? There isn’t just one food that causes acne. Any food allergy is capable of causing acne. However, the most common cause of acne that I see in my practice is dairy products. Why Is It So Difficult to Recognize One’s Own Food Allergy? This is problematic because of the often delayed Read more…

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Featured Tastemakers: Mary's Gone Crackers

Mary’s Gone Crackers didn’t begin as a business, but naturally went that direction because of the great product that Founder Mary Waldner had created. When Waldner and her son were diagnosed with Celiac Disease over a decade ago she was amazed by the lack of nutritious and good tasting gluten-free snacks.   Waldner recalls ”I lived Read more…

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