I made laundry detergent at home! It was EASY. And CHEAP! Be sure to read to the end to see the cost breakdown and comparison! I used to buy any ol’ detergent, without thinking at all about the ingredients or the quality. I looked at price and checked to see if it smelled good. For […]
I admit it. I don’t sleep enough. Getting enough sleep isn’t easy. There just isn’t enough time in the day to get everything done. With work, picking up the kids, helping them with homework, taking them to sports, cooking meals, grading papers, paying bills, writing this blog, cleaning, doing laundry, showering, brushing my teeth, and […]
Our skin is our largest organ, and the products we use on it affect our health. Toxic ingredients from soap, shampoo, lotion, perfume, deodorant, shaving cream, and cosmetics get into our bloodstream and interfere with cellular function. The toxins can impair cardiovascular function, disrupt the endocrine system, interfere with the body’s detoxification pathways, damage the […]
Hi, I’m Susan. This blog was started for two reasons. First, I want to help people get healthier and happier. I hope to do that by sharing both my experiences and my nutritional expertise. I have three autoimmune diseases, and living a lifestyle to reverse them can be difficult, but worthwhile. Secondly, one of the most challenging aspects of this lifestyle for me is minimizing all the stresses of daily life. Writing is therapeutic for me, and hopefully reading will be therapeutic for you.