Your Story is Still Being Written

Your Story is Still Being Written

When it comes to waiting… I’ll be the first to admit that it’s not my strength. I am the kind of person that reads the spoilers, seeks the answers, and reads the last chapter of the book! I guess you could say that I’m rather impatient. While reading a new novel, I was impressed by … Continue reading

Refresh with a 3-Day Cleanse

Refresh with a 3-Day Cleanse

After the holidays, I needed to get my body back on track. Doing a short cleanse is like hitting the refresh button on your body. Our current society might tell you that “juice cleanses” are a hipster thing, but the truth is people have been doing cleanses for hundred of years. After researching some of the … Continue reading

Coconut Flour Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Coconut Flour Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Coconut flour. It’s naturally gluten-free and provides a nice break from the standard all-purpose flour. The consistency is light and fluffy, without a detectable flavor of coconut. Before the holidays, I was in the grocery store and saw Coconut Flour and Sugar on sale. I purchased a pound of each for under $7. While looking … Continue reading

What is Intersticial Cystitis?

What is Intersticial Cystitis?

Those of us with chronic illnesses, like Endometriosis and Fibromyalgia, are also plagued with other diseases and conditions. Unfortunately, I also suffer from a condition called “Interstitial Cystitis” – also known as IC. Interstitial Cystitis is often mistaken for UTI’s but has no presence of infection or bacteria. The typical symptoms of IC are urgency, … Continue reading

Spine Care and Dry Needling

Spine Care and Dry Needling

What the heck is dry needling? You’ve probably heard whispers of it. I’m here to give you the low down and tell you why… it’s NOT so bad after-all. After pregnancy, a c-section, and Endo surgery # 4… my low back was a WRECK and in need of some loving care. My doctor sent me … Continue reading

Pain Relief – Bath Tub Style

Pain Relief – Bath Tub Style

Is there anything more soothing than a hot bath? Especially on rainy or snowy evenings, a warm bath can become a sanctuary. A calming wave. A fresh start. In the hygiene area of stores, you’ll find all kinds of bath soaps filled with chemicals, synthetics, and fragrances – which is awful for anyone with chronic … Continue reading

Bookroo Holiday Promo – This Week Only

Bookroo Holiday Promo – This Week Only

Greetings Readers! WordsByMara has teamed up with Bookroo and, for this week ONLY, they are offering a special promotion just for YOU! Bookroo’s mission is to enable and empower parents to build their children’s book collections in an affordable and exciting way through curated monthly book deliveries – right to your door. They believe the … Continue reading

Using Essential Oil for Pain

Using Essential Oil for Pain

Last year, my sister gave me one of the greatest gifts… a starter kit with essential oils. I used to think it was weird and probably had little affect. I am here to tell you that essential oils are amazing, especially if used in the right combination. For my friends experiencing chronic pain, I have … Continue reading

Redirecting Your Sails

Redirecting Your Sails

Hello Readers – you may have noticed my absence since the beginning of September. There is no particular reason for this other than… life and new projects! I wanted to share this image with you on “Motivational Monday” for encouragement. Often times, we experience storms in life and the wind can easily steer us off … Continue reading

The Winning Trials in Life

The Winning Trials in Life

Do you ever wonder what your life might be like if you hadn’t gone through various trials? Did that particular challenge completely reshape your future by opening your eyes to unfavorable traits or behaviors? Did you vow to turn your life around after surviving those difficult moments? The truth is… some people will learn and others … Continue reading