To the Woman Behind Me in Line at the Grocery Store

What an inspiration!

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Dear woman behind me in line at the grocery store,

You don’t know me. You have no clue what my life has been like since October 1, 2013. You have no clue that my family has gone through the wringer. You have no clue that we have faced unbelievable hardship. You have no clue we have been humiliated, humbled, destitute.
You have no clue I have cried more days than not; that I fight against bitterness taking control of my heart. You have no clue that my husband’s pride was shattered. You have no clue my kids have had the worries of an adult on their shoulders. You have no clue their innocence was snatched from them for no good reason. You know none of this.

What you do know is I tried to buy my kids some food and that the EBT machine was down so I couldn’t buy…

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Health Tip of the Day: Antiperspirants and Cancer

Is it any coincidence that the most common place for breast cancer in women is on the sides of the breasts near the underarm? According to multiple studies, no. The antiperspirant in the deodorant keeps us from sweating. Well, sweating is how our body releases toxins. If we can’t sweat how do the toxins get released? The answer, they don’t. So the next time you go to the deodorant isle, look for one with no antiperspirant. If that’s a stretch, look for one with the lowest percentage of antiperspirant.

Health Tip of the Day: Strokes and Chiropractic Care

If you are like me and regularly go to a chiropractor, you may want to rethink your treatment. Multiple studies show a link between chiropractic adjustment and strokes. When chiropractors adjust your neck, it stretches and pulls on your blood vessels causing an infantry of problems. So next time, have your chiropractor to LEAVE YOUR NECK ALONE!

Resources: Doctors at Erlanger Hospital and google

Health Tip of the Day: Eating REAL Food

Most of the food Americans eat are processed, and most of this food comes in a box, you unwrap it, or open a bag. Ever notice how all that food is pretty much the same color? Brown or yellow? Well, the first step to becoming healthier is cutting all that processed food out of your diet. Instead, try to eat vegetables and fruits. To keep it simple, eat color! Eat the food the Earth provides!

Books that may help:
The Body Book by Cameron Diaz
Anything Jillian Michaels has written
The Virgin Diet by JJ Virgin