by Joanna on July 2, 2014

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I had a very different blog planned for today. Very informational. Very helpful. (It will come out later, don’t worry!) But it wasn’t the right blog for today.   Today I want to talk about savoring. A few weeks back I wrote about how I broke myself- ruined my thyroid and adrenals, which pushed all […]


Three Easy Tidbits (Like a Picnic!)

by Joanna on June 25, 2014

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Today is going to be fun! Some easy little tidbits for you to take in, enjoy, and digest. It’s like a little picnic of health and hormone info! Opening the Basket Item One: Chickpeas   I am just in love with chickpeas lately. I have been trying to get more protein into my diet, but […]


I pushed too hard, and I broke myself.

by Joanna on June 18, 2014

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Have You Ever Pushed Too Hard? I don’t know if you’ve ever been super stressed? Or overworked? Or took on too much? Nooooo, I’m sure that’s never happened to you. That’s sarcasm. I know it’s happened to you. Well, it happened to me, too. I actually work rather hard to keep myself even-keeled. I tend […]


I am ‘moody.’ Should I take a pill?

by Joanna on June 11, 2014

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Moodiness and Anger and Pills I had a very brave woman contact me a few weeks ago and ask this very question: “I am moody. Should I take a pill?” She described herself as ‘moodier and moodier’ and wondered if she should take something for it. (Because, obviously, it’s not fun being moody.) Before I […]


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