Just Keep Going!

Yep, I’ve been missing for a little while. I needed to get some of my thoughts together and adjust my life a bit. Having a chronic illness has taught me that it’s important to keep going. When life gets you down and you have a lot on your mind, sitting still and thinking can actually …

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Improving Strength and Flexibility

There are different types of Strength….. Inner/mental strength and of course outer strength. Either way, strength is the foundation of living your best life.  Without it you will not be able to complete most things, you fatigue easier, your mind gives up quicker. Just like when we lift weights to gain muscle strength, we need …

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The Stress Behind Social Media

Stress! Have you ever thought of what causes you stress in your day to day life? A few years back when I was healing from a “mystery illness”, I made so many changes in my daily routine.  I stopped eating sugar! This was tough since I craved it, ate it several times a day, depended …

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A Common Source of Inflammation!

Are you struggling with losing weight or even maintaining your weight? Do you have abdominal fat that you cannot lose no matter what you try? Do you have a chronic illness and trying to control the symptoms you are experiencing. Believe it or not there is a simple answer to this question. Insulin Resistance! You …

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“I have to give up all of my favorite foods to lose weight”

Tina Butt, Health Coach Getting healthy and losing weight does not mean giving everything up! From me to you, there are foods that I enjoy and continue to have even on my own wellness journey. You can enjoy your favorite foods and beverages along with losing weight and even maintaining your weight! We all make …

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The Broken Me

Have you heard the stories about it taking years for someone to be diagnosed with an illness they suffered with? Have you been one of the people who chalked that person up to “crazy” because they had so many complaints and seemed to always have something wrong? Did you separate yourself from the person that …

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What Is Your Gut Trying To Tell You?

You’ve heard of leaky gut but you just don’t understand what it means.  Leaky Gut seems to be that one term that everybody’s just throwing around lately. You can Google the terminology or go to your medical provider and they bring it up as a possible cause of what’s going on with you. “You may …

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Anti-inflammatory Lifestyle Broken Down Into Simple Steps

You’ve heard about the anti-inflammatory lifestyle but you just don’t understand it do you!? What is it, what does it entail, how do you start living this lifestyle? As a nurse practitioner I knew what inflammation was. But it wasn’t really until I started getting sick with autoimmune diseases that I started doing some research …

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Get Over Yourself and Believe You Can Do It!

I know you do it, we all do it! The expectations we have for ourself and for others is either very high or very low! Which one are you? Mine is HIGH! I have always been that person who aimed for being the best I could be; make no errors; not settling for anything but …

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