Through a New Set of Eyes

Have you seen those videos of toddlers receiving their first tiny pair of glasses or paraplegic dog receiving a set of wheels? The pure joy and enthusiasm is tangible as these previously-hindered individuals are given a new lease on life. Today marks day ten of Low-dose Naltrexone (LDN). After five days at 1.5mg followed by five... Continue Reading →

But You Look Healthy!

In December of 2017, my body begin falling apart. My physical fitness regressed substantially after two years of resistance training progress. I woke up tired and yawned constantly throughout the day, deeply offending friends and family. I struggled to stay alert at work and in conversations, and my acute sensitivity to caffeine slowly dissipated. I... Continue Reading →

Snow Day

"It is such a dreary and dreadful day." The words tumbled out of middle-aged woman's mouth as two young women with the same pale face and dark hair nodded in agreement. She set down her breakfast burrito and continued, "I could hardly even drag myself out of bed this morning, even to see you." My... Continue Reading →

A Burden and A Gift

I entered 2019 with exceedingly high hopes. Health, wealth, prosperity and new beginnings were surely waiting on the other side of midnight. Though I know that January 1st is an arbitrary date, I had dreamed of leveraging its symbolism. If healthy eating, light exercise, meditation, affirmations and being proactive weren't quite enough, maybe the promise... Continue Reading →

30 Things That Make Me Smile

Having developed a feverish cold this weekend, my limited mental and physical energy have been even further compromised. So, instead of analyzing and synthesizing ideas, I've been contemplating the small things in life that I'm grateful for. I'm including a list of things that make me smile, but it's also an invitation for you to... Continue Reading →

The Power of Saying Thank You

Last weekend, my boyfriend and I went to a store that sells shelving, boxes, and lots of other exciting organizational paraphernalia. We asked the cashier whether a particular item was available in a particular color and the poor soul was so incredibly confused. After rephrasing our request five times, he called for backup. As we... Continue Reading →

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