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I Thought I Lost My Menstrual Cup
in HEALTH, Product Reviews

I Thought I Lost My Menstrual Cup | Product Review

Menstrual cups are popular fad for women to use in place of pads and tampons. They last for years before replacing them and you can wear them for hours at a time before changing it. They are said to be better for your body than tampons. I began seeing and hearing about menstrual cups and was very intrigued on how they worked. I get tired of buying pads and tampons. Anything that can help me save money and is better for my body, I am all for trying. After trying,…

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How to Achieve a New Body
in Fitness, HEALTH

How To Achieve A New Body

The long, sleepless nights, the stretch marks, bigger areolas, and wider hips. This ALL happened to me while I was pregnant and now I am pretty much stuck it all. Or am I? It took me a long time to be comfortable with my body and be confident with myself after I had my son. I was dealing with some other factors including being on medications for Ulcerative Colitis, which caused me to gain excessive weight after birth. It began to make me feel depressed and I felt like I…

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What you need to know before going vegan
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What you need to know before going vegan

In my blog “Why you should consider going dairy-free”, I shared how I stopped eating dairy and the health benefits of it. By the way if you haven’t read it yet, go read! Well when I stopped eating dairy I never really insisted on going vegan. It kind of just happened. I transitioned for a year before I completely stopped eating meat. Even after a year, I don’t know everything about living a vegan lifestyle. I am definitely still learning and growing in my journey. Now, I would be lying…

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How Many Fruits and Vegetables Do You Eat?
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How Many Fruits and Vegetables Do You Eat?

Do you like fruits and vegetables? I do. It took me a while to get there with vegetables but my taste buds have changed A LOT over the years. I eat way more vegetables than I used to 5 years ago. Fruits have never been an issue for me because I LOVE fruit! However, regardless of if you love them or hate them, do you know how many fruits and vegetables you should eat daily? The daily recommendation for fruit and vegetable intake is 5-7 servings per day. Yes, that…

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Dear Sisterfriend
in BEAUTY, Feature, HEALTH, LIFE

Dear Sisterfriend by SHE Now Available for Pre-Order

We are beyond excited to announce the pre-release of our first book, “Dear Sisterfriend“! We really put our love and usual candid honesty into this book to help out all of our sistersfriends! Sometimes you need a real friend–to be honest with you, to uplift you and to tell you just how beautiful you are. A real friend that will not only tell you what you want to hear but what you need to hear as well. “Dear Sisterfriend” is a collection of over 100 letters meant to uplift, inspire…

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The Importance of Breakfast
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The Importance of Breakfast

I know what you are thinking. We have been hearing our whole lives how important eating breakfast is to have a successful day. Well, I am here to tell you that it is the truth! Having breakfast is the fuel that you need to jump-start your day, just like how you need gas to drive your car. It helps your metabolism and helps to burn calories throughout the day. Here are some reasons you should eat breakfast and tips on what to eat. Why You Should Eat Break Skipping the…

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Living with IBS

When people hear that I have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), they think that I just cannot go to the bathroom regularly. I wish it was that simple. IBS impacts primarily women and it can be difficult to live with. I’ve experienced abdominal cramping that had me paralyzed on the bathroom floor. I have had to leave patient’s rooms in the middle of assessments to make sure I do not use the bathroom on myself. I have given myself an enema and the pain from it convinced me I gave birth…

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10 Quick and Easy Snack Ideas
in HEALTH, Recipes

10 Quick and Easy Snack Ideas

Everyone loves to snack, me ESPECIALLY. One thing that I struggle with is finding snacks that are easy and considered healthy. I have 10 quick and easy snacks to share with you all and think you would thoroughly enjoy them. Some of these are simple and may have tried them, but many have a twist! Jam Yogurt – 1 tbsp of jam (any flavor) with 1 container of nonfat plain Greek yogurt Hummus Deviled Eggs – Cut boiled eggs in half and discard yolk. Add 2 tsp of hummus to each…

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