All posts tagged: Health

hello, it’s (stressed-out) me

Hello. How are you? It’s so typical of me to talk about myself, I’m sorry. (If you tell me you don’t like that song, I’ll know you are lying.) I’ll share with you the unfinished (now finished-and oh my how much has happened since I wrote most of this) last post I was working on months ago before I landed in a big pile of survival mode and had to stop blogging for a bit. I think it is timely now, because though the holidays can be joyous (seeing Christmas through your child’s eyes cannot be described in earthly words) and full of love (I’m sorry to tell you all that my husband is the very best there is), they can be utterly stressful

Cancer and Nutrition: Whole Foods, Not Empty Calories

WOW is it hard to find time to blog since I’ve gone back to work, but I will find a groove.  Though my posts may be more sporadic, they’ll still come!  There are animals to take care of, veggies growing like crazy in my garden, many a good recipe to share, and of course, many pictures to share of my little man. As you know, cancer has been a major part of life since my mother and dear friend was diagnosed last year.  She is a firm believer in positive thinking, eating healthy food, and holistic medicine.  She and my father just went vegan!  She has a passion for nutrition (she should have been a nutritionist) and always wants to share tips with others.  I was so pleasantly surprised when I recently received a note from Jillian McKee, Complementary Medicine Advocate at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance and writer for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance blog, wanting to share a guest post with 1 Veggie at a Time readers.   She and my mother have similar ways …