I know! Shun those pesky Grains, Carbs and Grab some bacon. Sounds great. Unless you’re a vegetarian. While I believe there are a number of good ideas in paleo, I don’t think it really makes sense. How do we know what our ancestors actually ate? Why are eggs acceptable despite being potential irritants but legumes … More Is Paleo Really the way to go?
Okay, maybe not kill us. More like… Give us indigestion? So, Are you into eating healthy and raw/organic food? Great! The more natural the better, right? I wish that were true. I’m reminded of something my father used to say to me: “You know are Naturally grown poisons?” I of course, Dutifully rolled my eyes. … More The sneaky ways plants are trying to kill us…
The popular opinion of late is that raw is the way to go when eating food- after all, That way it retains all of the goodies our bodies need. I guess there is some truth to that. But that also.means that it is harder to digest and puts more strain on the digestive system. Another … More Is Raw really better?
Tbere is a certain mentality in recent years to slap some kind of label on just about everything under the sun. Say for example you didn’t exercise all day and can’t stop wriggling in bed? Congratulations! you now have “restless leg syndrome” It’s almost as if they were designed to be used or something? Maybe … More Disabled or just different?
A few months ago I wrote a post/rant about skinny shaming that people seemed to rather enjoy. Lately, I’ve noticed I really just don’t want to eat bread, rice or anything like that. Yuck. But hand me some nuts? fruit? Raw/lightly cooked Vegies? Hell yeah! But When I do this people get some strange idea … More The Strange obsession with Grains
For as long as I can remember, I’ve hated digging holes. Just holding it made feel tired. Recently I went to visit some family for easter and was drafted to help pick oranges and I had the good fortune of spotting a wonderfully light and maneuverable shovel sitting in the dirt. It felt so good … More Does your tool fit you?
Sometimes we act in ways that seem rather strange considering the circumstances at hand. I myself have been avoiding human contact for months, No, Years now because of things that are no longer relevant. Sure, There have been some pretty shitty things that happened to me over the years. In response I shut the world … More Trauma and learning to embrace Pain.