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have-you-ever-wanted-to-die
HealthMental Health

It isn’t a pleasant feeling. There seems to be no other answer.  Everyone seems to hate you, you can’t seem to do anything right, and it seems that the world would be better off without you. It is easier to sleep than exist. Every waking moment you are reminded why

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Fibromyalgia virus or bacteria?
FibromyalgiaHealth

It continues to shock me how little we actually know about how our bodies work. Yes, we can give people new hearts, lungs, and kidneys, which is amazing! We have come a long way. (watch The Knick for an idea) from what we were doing 100 years ago. Yet still,

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hilarys health update
Health

I have been MIA for a couple of weeks now on this blog.  For the last 2 1/2 years I have been fighting for my health. Unfortunately, the last few month has not been a good one for me. However, thanks to my family and friends,  my nurse practitioner, and the

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healthy-snacks-for-Road-Trips
FamilyHealth

Our family loves road trips. There is something about packing up and going that is just fun. Usually, too, it is cheaper than flying. However, road trips can be a hazard on your health. Fast food and gas station food is so easy to grab, and healthy options are usually

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myths-about-sugar
Health

I saw this video on IFLS and wanted to share it with you, my readers. I will be posting more about sugar in our diets, and about the film Fed Up (which you can watch on Netflix), that changed my whole concept of sugar. This video is a great 3

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How to break bad eating habits
Health

Self discipline isn’t the easiest thing in the world. If it was, we would all do it more. For example, I know that drinking a lot of beer (like what I did at Scottsdale Beer Palooza on Saturday) is NOT good for me. I am also committed to my health. Currently

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girl-with-vegetables
FamilyHealth

When I moved in with Luke, I was shocked at how terrible his family ate. McDonalds, In and Out, and Taco Bell bags are regularly seen at my house. I’ve always been a healthy eater (though I haven’t always had the weight I wanted), but their diet shocked me. They

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5-reasons-personal-trainer
FitnessHealth

I have been working out with the wonderful Karra Crawford for a week now. This is the first time I’ve ever hired a personal trainer. I have to say, I never understood why people would want to hire a personal trainer until now! I’m starting to see the real benefits

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FitnessHealth

I had on my to do list for this week to start to exercise. Today is the first day I have felt better since the cold I caught on Friday. So today is the day. I started by weighing myself. O.M.G. This is not cool!  I haven’t weighed this much

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