healthy living

Life lately and why I made the choice to lose weight

I’ve had pretty constant lower back pain for the last 3 weeks; I thought it was just because I had slept on a bad mattress when we went away for the weekend. After 2 weeks I realized it wasn’t going away, and that I needed to get some help. I set up my first appointment with a local chiropractor that my mom goes to and loves, thinking I’d get a few adjustments and be back to normal in no time. The appointment itself was really great. They knew it was my first time and were very thorough in explaining each...

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Five Easy Ways to Improve Your Health

That title feels a little click bait-y, but I promise it’s legit. Making health changes can feel so intimidating! We try to take on a lot of changes all at once, and when some or all of those changes are hard or don’t work out we go back to what we know. If you’re nodding along, I’m right there with you! Drink more water. When I’m at my “day job”, I like to break down big projects into manageable pieces. This helps me stay on track and motivated because as those small “wins” add up I’m able to see the...

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All About Inflammation

Hey there, how are you doing? See any good movies recently? I watched Aquaman the other day (because helloooooo, Jason Momoa!) and I’ve got to say it was really disappointing. The acting was way over the top, and the plot felt choppy. It reminded me of the Twilight movies, how it managed to have so many great names/talents, and yet be so mediocre. so I’m probably going to stick with Marvel, but at least I gave it a chance, right? What is Inflammation? So, let’s talk inflammation. Our bodies use inflammation to protect us from invaders: when you get a...

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