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The Day My Husband Had a Stroke

On June 16, 2017, the love of my life, my rock, my 51 year old husband had a ruptured aneurysm, and as a result, a stroke.   Spoiler alert!  He survived. I am telling the story because there are…

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How To Look Good Naked

No, this isn’t a post about how to exercise more (better, harder, faster) or eat better (less, more, slower, faster).   And this isn’t about how someone else perceives your naked body. (It is actually a chapter from the book…

Ancestral diet

Experiment Update 1: Four Weeks

  Today, a chicken that was given to us from a neighborhood family living in a nearby condo crowed for the first time.  (But seriously, who buys a chicken for condo living?!) Since we are not allowed roosters in…

Ancestral diet

Turns Out My S#!* DOES Stink

(Props to my bestie, Anna, for the brilliant title!) No, but really.  I can’t be the only one who isn’t grossed out by the smell of my own, but gags instantly if walking near the bathroom after someone else’s…

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We Are Not Alone

Arguably one of the most fascinating and exploding fields of study happening right now is that of the human microbiome.  According to Wiki, which is obviously the most valid resource on the internet, (sarcasm),   The microbiome is the…

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Toffee Rocky Road Bars

Last night my hubby-who really lets me go on my strange food explorations and restrictions without complaint- told me he really wanted some dessert. Now, I happen to have a very yummy date sweetened raw chocolate cake sitting in…