22 October 2011 ~ 10 Comments

The Psychology of Food

Food is such a psychological thing. From the moment when we are children and are told to “eat our greens or we won’t grow up to be big and strong” or those of us who are bullied by our grandmothers to clean our plates and at the same time admonished by our fathers for being […]






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03 October 2011 ~ 10 Comments

Devastation of Cancer, by Dianna Y Bailey (pen name Yvette)

Today, I’m publishing a poem by my talented friend Dianna Bailey. I asked Dianna to write a bit about her background with chronic illness and how she came to this point. She feels she is still searching for her purpose in life, but believes that it is to help others get through things and understand […]






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17 June 2011 ~ 25 Comments

Gutted and Galled about my Gut! Food Intolerances: A Mixed Blessing

My friend Krista compared it to giving up smoking and my friend Michele compared it to a vision quest, a life-changing rite of passage in some Native American cultures. When my food tolerance test results came in and I realized that from one day to the next I would have to stop eating many of […]






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