Migraines and Vertigo from Overhydration

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By: Joni Cox from Homegrown Health Two years ago, if you would have told me I may have a brain tumor, I would have likely believed you. The pain from the frequent migraines was so intense, that I would often have no choice but to surrender to them, hoping that my head wouldn’t explode. I usually have a high pain tolerance and could work through any migraine, as long as it was only on one side of...

Smash Your Bathroom Scale

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As mentioned in the last post, I’m working on a completely rewritten version of Diet Recovery.  We haven’t finalized a book cover yet.  We’ve only done a few mockups.  But Rob and I were thinking that it might be fun for you guys to submit some cover images in an informal contest.  One image that we’ve been looking at doing some mockups with is an image of a smashed...

Oxytocin – Emotion, Love Potion, Devotion… Plus Fatty Liver and Weight Loss Benefits

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By Julia Gumm A few weeks ago I wrote a piece here that encouraged a diet featuring chocolate mousse pie and ice cream accompanied by a relatively carefree, adventurous and active lifestyle as a ticket to weight loss and vibrant health. I had only anecdotal evidence to support my claim: Once upon a time I had an experience where I ate whatever I liked, felt really happy and lost weight. Well,...

No Diets in 2013!

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Happy New Year everyone!  It’s usually around this time every year that I encourage and empower people to, instead of gearing up to set goals in opposition to oneself (New Year’s Resolutions), especially as it pertains to exercise and dietary habits – to actually commit to spending a whole year without being on some kind of diet.  Instead of writing some passionate essay about...

Happiness and Weight Loss

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By Julia Gumm I was in a wedding once. The bride was a pushy sort, not exactly a “bridezilla”, but she wanted all the details of her special day to be in order as soon as possible. Among other things, that meant that I had to be fitted for my bridesmaid’s dress about a year before the ceremony. Now, I’m not one of those people who walks the earth taking up the same precise amount of space from...
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