Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. - Hippocrates

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     And now I commend you to God to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.


Acts 20:32

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Been Hearing 'Asthma Myths?' Get The Facts!

Often times, even those who think they know the facts on Asthma are surprised that some of what they knew were Asthma Myths. Let's get into a few of these well known beliefs! [ I'd love to dig into that olive paste!! :() ] Myth #1 Food has no effect on asthma. This couldn't be more wrong. A diet high in processed foods filled with sugars, high in fats like fried and snack foods, white flours and artificial ingredients cause Inflammation in the body, that includes the bronchial and lungs which can trigger asthma attacks. For many people with asthma [ myself included! ] [ but not everyone ] Dairy is too a big trigger for asthma. Alcohol is another trigger for many asthmatics due to the ni

Stop Drop & Roll Into Jesus!

Cast all your care upon him; for he carter for you. ~1 Peter:7 Are you Casting? Not unlike fishing casting requires for us to reach out and cast our ( Rod ) our troubles into the 'rivers' of our Lord and Savior. But, instead of coming up with a hearty fish when we cast our cares, we come up with confidence in Jesus not in our own ability to handle our afflictions. And they brought him to Jesus: and they cast their garments upon the colt, and they set Jesus thereon. ~Luke 19:35 [ LOL! Anne's not feeling Violet's spiritual demonstration with their new pillows! ] The tossing of cloaks (garments) onto the colt was the people's way of symbolizing their giving Jesus the proverbial wheel'. But ho

Fight Inflammation With Turmeric! Turmeric Tea & Cough Mix

For many of us who live with Asthma it's a year round struggle, and for other's its strictly seasonal. September and October bring on Ragweed Pollen and that's asthma kryptonite! :() Fall harvest can be beautiful and bring about good times but also breathless times. Falling leaves onto damp ground and grass, weed pollens [ like Ragweed, Tumbleweed, Russian Thistle, Pigweed, Sagebrush] levels rise and are at their highest levels this time of year. Too this allergen storm add in Mold spores which can grow indoors and out and that brings double trouble for those allergic to molds. Factors such as heat, humidity, wind, are more environmental in their effects. [ Not necessarily seasonal ] Ho

Asthma & Allergies? You May Have A Good Sleep...Or You 'Mite' Not!! ~Mattress Safety

Falling into a warm or cool bed at the end of the day is one of life's greatest blessings. However, for most of us, we aren't crawling into our beds alone! No I don't mean a spouse or a child who's decided to become a part of your sleeping landscape! :() I'm talking about creepy crawlers! I'm talking about Dust Mites! Yikes!! We've all heard it before that our sleeping quarters, in particular our mattress and bedding are a hot bed :() for dust mite infestation. Let's quickly go over the basics and then the solution! What are these nasty little creatures anyway? Dust Mites are tiny arachnids who love to dine off of our skin cells, Eek! The thrive in warm moist environments and the matt

Asthma & Allergy Safety While Tripping To Apple Orchards & Pumpkin Patches!

It's that time of year, time for fun fall activities and that means for many trips to the pumpkin patches and orchards! However, trips like these are loads of fun [ for all!] they can prove to be more than a notion for those of us who live with Asthma and Allergies. Many kids and adults have to deal with asthma and allergy issues year round [ myself included! ], but others may only become triggered during certain times of the year, or in a particular environment. Shown above are various common allergic symptoms experienced throughout the fall season. [ Oh yeah, this is me sometimes year round! Ha Ha!! My hubby calls it the Uncle Fester effect! -From the Addams Family! ] One other annoying

Repairing Our Skin From The Trials Of Over-Washing!

Our skin goes through a lot, being exposed to an ever growing toxic environment, food and products. For many people skin is stressed out! There are a few major issue that many of us have and that's Over washing, and over dousing ourselves with our favorite fragrances, cosmetics and body products. The rise of allergic reactions from food can sometimes cause one to jump to conclusions about a skin reaction when actually often dry, red, rash or scaly skin; and chronic itchy dermatitis stem from the products being used atopically. There's a growing epidemic of this issue across North America in particular. Yep, it's the soaps, it's the face creams, [ even one's that are labeled hypoallergenic