Good Ol’ Days

Wish we could turn back time, to the good old days When our momma sang us to sleep but now we’re stressed out We used to play pretend, give each other different names We would build a rocket ship and then we’d fly it far away Used to dream of outer space but now they’re…

Tattoo Unraveling

Here’s the thing about grief- if you are living with it, you’ll know this, if you aren’t then you’ll understand this later- it’s a clusterf*ck of emotions. The time between grief meltdowns are ebbing and flowing further apart but when that wave hits, oh man does it hit hard. Now, there’s the daily undercurrent of…

Cat Scratch Fever

Twas’ the night before Thanksgiving when all through the house, Adeline was stirring from the back of the house. A last minute decision had me working from home that day and it was fateful that I was. Around 3pm, finishing up work and getting ready to go upstairs and shower, a craving for chocolate chips…

Kelly

The story of how Kelly came into my life-or-I came into hers. When I moved to Charleston a little over a year ago, I adopted a spunky, mischievous yet ridiculously sweet kitten and named him Atticus. My life had been pretty chaotic up to that point between moving to France, returning home because my Mom…

Fridgewasher

My chore growing up was to empty the dishwasher and I despised this activity. Why? Well, I think simply because I was being told to do something versus doing it because I wanted to. You would think even if a teenager isn’t asked to do something, they won’t do it at all but for me…

What’s in Your Pits?

As many of you already know, our skin is our largest organ and it protects all of the goodies inside that keep us alive. It is also extremely sensitive, receptive and reactive to anything we put on it and it can suck up the ingredients in lotions, deodorants, sunscreens, perfumes, etc., right into our blood streams….

Alkalize Your Heart

Does your esophagus feel like a sky on fire like the picture above? At the first sign of heart burn, which you can usually sense the moment you eat or drink something that is high in acid, oily or fried, you can neutralize the burn before it even begins. Or after it begins. Either way,…

Soak Those Oats!

When you think of oatmeal, what are the first thoughts that pop into your mind? Boring? Bland? Overflowing pot of water/milk? Burnt tongue? Those are definitely thoughts that come to my mind. However, other thoughts come to mind as well such as high in fiber, potential for greatness, filling breakfast, and heart healthy. As part of…