Year: 2021

It’s Not About the Scale, It’s About the Weight

If you really stop and think about it, the statement: It’s not about the scale, it’s about the weight, is a metaphor that can be used in a couple of different ways. You can visually see that as either a two-sided weighing scale with plates so you can weigh items [OR] A set of weights …

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Buying Kratom from Overseas vs Stateside

As kratom begins to increase in popularity, more and more kratom vendors are beginning to pop up everywhere. Some businesses have been around for years; some are brand new. One thing is certain, they ALL purchase it from overseas in bulk. Couldn’t we too? I discuss the comparison and my thoughts in this week’s blog post.

The Ritual of Self Care & Reflection When Sick

The cloud coverage has settled itself in for the long autumn stay here in the 𝑷̲̅𝒂̲̅𝒄̲̅𝒊̲̅𝒇̲̅𝒊̲̅𝒄̲̅ 𝑵̲̅𝒐̲̅𝒓̲̅𝒕̲̅𝒉̲̅𝒘̲̅𝒆̲̅𝒔̲̅𝒕̲̅. The rain is dousing the ground with some much-needed replenishment. We have been mirroring much of the California weather as of late.
I’m here in my sunroom, following behind my one-year-old, feeling cloudy, physically weak, and in pain as my anxiety starts to rise slowly. I can feel it simmering at the top of my spine. Have you felt that before? I can feel the metal in my neck stiffening (definitely in my head), and my heart begins to race. As a working mom, I cannot afford to get sick. But here I am… 
It has captured me, brutal, but also taunting, while it says “At least I’m not covid!” 


I was tempted to Cheat, so I Did

Cheat is a naturally sourced fiber product made from the Japanese Konnyaku root. Cheat comes in a capsule and can be taken before each meal. It works by expanding in the stomach when it comes into contact with water, forming a gel, and literally trapping a portion of consumed food. This results in a full stomach feeling that curbs appetite while preventing the body from absorbing a certain amount of calories.

Lose Weight, Sustain Energy & Feel Motivated

As I approached my mid 30’s, my body took a massive hit. I lost energy, my weight was stagnant, and refused to budge, and I lacked the desire that I used to have to do things. During the Covid era though it is hard to determine what the cause is. All I knew is that I needed to take action and find a natural plant-based product that could bring back those three major things I need in order to survive in my life.