Felicia

Felicia has learned the hard way that health, whether good or bad, is a result of daily choices and habits. On this blog Felicia shares what she's learned and the healthier choices she now makes as a result of her new knowledge. She hopes to encourage others to experiment to find alternative solutions to nagging problems (she's also is a bit of a tree hugger and likes to share ways to lighten the toxic burden on the environment).

Necessary disclaimer: I am not a medical professional therefore I am not and cannot giving medical advice. I'm just sharing my story.

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Continuing Sciatica Saga

Continuing Sciatica Saga

| March 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

My chiropractic visits are now down to twice a week. He has given me permission to get back on the bike for, get this, 12 to 15 minutes at a time. What?! 12-15 minutes! And, to make things worse, he says, “Don’t go all out. Take it at a nice easy pace.” He should have […]

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Walking Ain’t so Bad

Walking Ain’t so Bad

| March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Because I’m undergoing treatment for sciatic pain, my chiropractor took me off of all exercise except for a few muscle retraining moves and walking. He is a huge advocate for walking. According to him an hour 3 to 4 times a week is all I need. The reason why he is such a huge fan […]

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Making Progress with Sciatica Pain

Making Progress with Sciatica Pain

| March 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’ve been suffering on and off with sciatica for several months (since September 2011). When it first hit, I didn’t know what it was. I knew that I was experiencing pain shooting down my leg and in my hip, but it wasn’t until it got to the point where the act of sitting or standing […]

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Alzheimer’s and Diet

Alzheimer’s and Diet

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

The other day I was flipping channels and came across the Charlie Rose show. On his show, Charlie Rose had a panel of medical experts. Most of the experts were older men who have been in the medical field for 50 years or so. There was one woman on the panel that was much younger […]

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Approaching Sciatica Differently

Approaching Sciatica Differently

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’ve have an on and off battle with sciatica.  Every time I think it’s gone, it rears its ugly head (and I mean ugly). So far I’ve gone for chiropractic adjustments, occasional doses of ibuprofen when the pain becomes unbearable, acupuncture, stretching exercises and mega doses of vitamin C (to help reduce inflammation).  Each has […]

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Lentil, Cashew, Lime Soup

Lentil, Cashew, Lime Soup

| January 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

As I toy with raw and non-raw recipes, I find that I’m using a lot of legumes. Lentils are a favorite in my household, but this time the lentil soup took on a different twist. Not being able to rely on my old standby, Goya seasoning packets, I had to get creative. So, this time […]

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Raw Oatmeal Recipe

Raw Oatmeal Recipe

| January 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Making a bowl of raw oatmeal is easier than cooking it. It takes half the time and half the cleanup. I’m not 100% raw by any means, but since I’ve decided to take a trip on the road to raw eating, I thought it important to figure out how to make a raw breakfast. I […]

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Cleaning Out the Kitchen

Cleaning Out the Kitchen

| January 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

After the kick in the gut with my Goya seasoning packets and MSG, I decided to finally do a thorough kitchen cleaning. I went through the pantry, cabinets and refrigerator to get rid of products with questionable ingredients. Some of the questionable ingredients include, but are not limited to: Mono Sodium Glutamate (and all of […]

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The Ruining of My Life (An MSG Rant)!

| January 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

Note for folks who aren’t aware: MSG is considered a neurotoxin and may contribute to conditions such as Alzheimer’s, ADD, autism and more.

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Sciatica the Dubious Catalyst

Sciatica the Dubious Catalyst

| December 22, 2011 | 3 Comments

I’ve blogged about my bout with sciatica. It was an extremely unpleasant and painful time in my life. The pain and discomfort lasted for about a month to a month and a half. When I look back over my bout with sciatica I come to a rather startling conclusion. I think it was caused by […]

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