Tag: health

Wild flowers and giant puppies

I have been at my sister’s house lately taking care of the nephew’s giant puppy. My sister had to step out for a while which is why I was watching the dog. The dog was spayed on Friday last. You couldn’t tell… Read More

WWTTD:What Would Tasha Tudor Do?

From her clothes, to her home, the cats in sleeping in mixing bowls, her homespun and hand sewn clothes, etc. Tasha Tudor is my mentor (and Jessica Soward from Roots and Refuge helps me too!) of course, neither of these women know… Read More

Holy Martyr St. Phocas the gardener

Martyr Phocas the Gardener of Sinope Article reblogged from the OCA website. Commemorated on September 22 The Holy Martyr Phocas the Gardener came from the city of Sinope on the southern shore of the Black Sea. Having a small garden, he lived… Read More

Art, science & religion

I find it odd that so many people believe that you are either a scientist, an artist, or a Christian. It is easier, however, or people to believe a person would be an artist and a Christian before believing they are a… Read More

Grocery store sabotage

Remember several years ago when people were giving the advice to only shop along the outer edges of the grocery store and to avoid the aisles because that was where the junk food was kept? Well the grocery stores have wised up… Read More

How eating meat healed my neck pain

When I was younger, and single, I lived in a big city. Big city rush hour, big city mentalities. I hated it. I had two serious car accidents while living in this city. My neck no longer curved gently the way necks… Read More

The Life of Elder Paisios of Mount Athos

Should you vaccinate against measles?

Today on a world news program, one of the news anchors claimed that there was a measles outbreak among unvaccinated communities. What she failed to mention (possibly to scare people into being vaccinated?) was that many of those infected had already received… Read More

How meat is saving my life

When I was 30, I had a cancer scare. When I was 31, I had another one. With a cancer scare comes surgeries to remove tissue for biopsies. When you spend a summer with tubes inside of you, recovering from surgery, you… Read More

The carnivore diet IS working!

The weight is coming off. The weight is coming off. The weight is coming off!