I Am Really Maleficent!

I Am Really Maleficent!

As many of you have followed my journey, I have had a love-affair with  with breast reconstruction after a heart felt love letter from my pathologist in December 2013.   I had some insights I wanted to share after my last fat grafting this week. A little juicy back history for those just tuning in.  I was not a candidate for breast implants because my body likes to create a lovely web-like scar tissue around areas it is wounded.  So— I...

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DIY: Summer Salves for Healthy Skin

DIY: Summer Salves for Healthy Skin

Growing up in the Northwest, you have humid summers, loads of insects and summer weather that can insult skin ruining a “sun-kissed” day. The skin takes a beating and as the largest organ we have– it needs to be treated better. What we put on it makes a BIG difference in how it appears. Like water is to the kidneys, oils are to the skin! How to Support Health Summer Skin Here are a few super simple recipes for different salves...

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A Beautiful Journey

A Beautiful Journey

    There are often times in one’s life that warrant the phrase, SERIOUSLY?  This friends is one of them. For those just joining me, I’ll update you really quickly…. I am a cancer survivor, still going through reconstruction and feel hemmed, pricked, pulled and put back together again.  I do not wish to tell you “how it is”, yet simply share my experience so that, if you wish, you can draw on some...

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Price Per Drop

Price Per Drop

One of the biggest questions I receive from clients when mentoring them through the essential oil process is this— “How come they are so expensive?”  Well, this post is to help guide you in understanding the price behind each, pure drop, of a great essential oil. Some things to consider: Pure essential oil of your choice (find out what my favorite essential oil is) They are fast acting because the are of the same material as...

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I can only WHISPER…. Can you hear me?

I can only WHISPER…. Can you hear me?

Psst…. Come closer so you can here me.  I can only whisper!  Ha:)  The sewing box project continued once again, this time only poking around and stuffing me here and there.  I feel a little like Raggedy Ann— maybe a better description would be the scarecrow???  Raggedy Ann is more appropriate.  You know— the story created by Johnny Gruelle, an American writer (1880–1938) in a series of books he wrote and illustrated for young...

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FREEDOM!

FREEDOM!

Today was an especially memorable day for me: 1. It is July 4th– Independence Day in the United States of America 2.  Two of my favorite historical figures passed away this day in 1826, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams.  I feel our world would not be the same without them! 3.  Today, I can take my own shower without help 4.  Wash my own hair 5.  Strip my own Jackson Pratt Drain Tubes (JP tubes) and empty them ALONE!   That...

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