Being Diagnosed with Hereditary Hemochromatosis

I was recently diagnosed with Hereditary Hemochromatosis. This means that my body absorbs too much iron. This can cause a host of problems like organ failure especially if it’s not caught early.  I had never even heard of it before, but after reading about it found out it is not always easily diagnosed. I feel fortunate that was able to get the diagnosis at this point. 

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Remembering the Chicken who Changed my Life

I knew the day was coming when I would have to say good-bye to my original hen Buster, but I was hoping I had more time. She was eight plus years old. I think she lived a good life. She literally changed my life in many ways. Against all my objections, my husband was insistent on naming our bantam fireball Buster. 

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Remembering My Pet Chicken

I didn’t realize when chickens came into my life, just how much sadness and loss that I would experience. I am saddened by the loss of yet another chicken. My pretty bantam Serama mix Nailie passed away this past week. I don’t really know what happened to her.

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Losing a Chicken to Dogs

It has been hard to even start writing this blog post. It has been awhile since I lost my sweet chicken Sage. She was such a special and sweet girl. Continue reading

Why I Share Missing Children Posters

     I often share posters on my social media of missing minors in hopes that they will be shared by others. I wanted to comment about why I share posters of missing children and why I hope others will do so. Continue reading

WordPress Four Year Anniversary

Of all days to log on to my WordPress account, it is on my four year anniversary. Continue reading

Human Trafficking – America’s Modern Day Slavery

I usually share different stuff here, but I think this is such a serious topic.

Human Trafficking is modern day slavery. It is time to abolish it.

via America’s Modern Day Slavery — Faithful Devotionals

How I Felt After 30 Days of Paleo

I never thought that I would try a Paleo diet. However, I heard that it could be a good anti-inflammatory diet. I suffer with major digestive issues and chronic pain. I was optimistic about feeling better and getting rid of my daily bloating. The results were not what I had hoped they would be. Continue reading

Being Active Throughout the Day

I spent the last year trying to stay as active as I could in between dealing with physical limitations due to overall chronic pain along with back and neck issues. I am still not where I want to be in terms of strength and a toned body, but I most certainly have made progress. This year I want to focus on doing bursts of activity throughout the day to stay active and to sit less. Continue reading

How Kung Fu Movies Inspire My Workouts

Ever since I started taking Tai Chi, I have gained a greater interest in martial arts and especially Kung Fu. I never expected that I would end up being hooked on Kung Fu movies. However, this has turned out to be a good thing for me because it actually has motivated me to get more fit and strong. Continue reading