Flu Shot

flu shot

Flu Shot? Skip it… “The single best way to protect against the flu is to get vaccinated each year.” This headline comes from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control).  The CDC has frankly never produced evidence to support this claim. Additionally, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) covered up the flu vaccine’s ineffectiveness for older adults. In a large study, published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, researchers followed 7,000 people over eight consecutive flu seasons. New studies show that if you … Continue reading

Flourless Brownie Recipe… You won’t even leave a crumb behind!

Flourless Brownie Recipe Did you know brownies were created here in the U.S. at the end of the 19th century?  I used to love brownies and miss them as a chocolaty treat these days. I just found this flourless brownie recipe from Sugar-Free Mom (picture is above) that I am going to try and wanted to share.  The only change I will make is to use 72% Chocolate I buy from Trader Joe’s and eliminate the stevia which I don … Continue reading

In memory of Geoff Hoff…

Geoff Hoff

In Memory of Geoff Hoff… I knew Geoff Hoff longer than I’ve known anyone else online. He led the “Red Group” I was in when I signed up for Pat O’Bryan’s course:  “Wow! This is Easy!” back in 2010 or thereabouts… Along with learning, Wow!…this isn’t easy… it’s a lot of work, I also learned that Geoff was a remarkably patient, earnest and caring person. Later, I reconnected with Geoff through Connie Ragen Green.  I joined his Wednesday night call … Continue reading

Vitamin D and Depression – the positive effect of vitamin D on your mood

Vitamin D and Depression…The Positive Effects of Vitamin D on Your Mood I just realized I ran out of Vitamin D which is what prompted this post.   As someone who struggled with depression for decades (please note the past tense used here), I am acutely aware of the effect that vitamin D plays on mood, sadness and depression. Studies have shown a link between vitamin D deficiency and mood. Vitamin D is a vitamin our body produces but does … Continue reading

Hunger Hormones… did you even know you have them?

Understanding Hunger Hormones Hunger hormones… did you know that we actually have hunger hormones? One hormone’s purpose is to increase our appetite and make us eat, while another hormone primarily works to decrease our appetite. Would you like to be ‘ordering’ a few more of those? Our hunger hormones are Ghrelin and Leptin, and the majority of us have never even heard of these little ‘critters’. What follows is designed to give you a better understanding of your body’s hunger … Continue reading