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The Very Early Stages of My Dreadlock Journey

The Very Early Stages of My Dreadlock Journey

| May 26, 2017 | 2 Comments

My loc journey began on the evening of May 11, 2017. After washing my short TWA I watched it coil up and decided, “Why fight it?” I might as well twist my hair and allow it to do what it’s been wanting to do for decades…lock. So, I took each individual coil and twisted it. […]

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Homemade Hair Oils for 4C Hair

Homemade Hair Oils for 4C Hair

| May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Before I go onto the next leg of my natural hair journey, I wanted to share this leg of the journey before I forget. When I decided to allow my natural hair to grow (no longer buzzing it off every 2 to 3 weeks to a ¼ inch of growth), I realized I needed to create […]

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Homemade Deep Conditioner for 4C Hair

Homemade Deep Conditioner for 4C Hair

| May 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Now that I’ve shared with you my trials and errors with shampoos, it’s time to share my trials and errors with homemade conditioners. Actually, my trials and errors weren’t so bad, it’s just that when you have kinky 4C hair like I do, you have to make sure the conditioner’s consistency is correct. My First […]

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Homemade Shampoo – 4C Hair

Homemade Shampoo – 4C Hair

| May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

I’m taking the plunge! I’ve decided to forgo all commercial hair care products and make my own. Yes, I know there are a host of “natural” hair care products on the market, but I’ve decided not to use them. I’ve decided to use the experimentation and trial and error method for caring for my hair. […]

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Liver Detox Tea and Weight Loss

Liver Detox Tea and Weight Loss

| April 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

How often do we think about our livers? When we think of health we think of reaching a certain weight, having clear skin, being free from aches and pains and having an overall robust energy level. If we get a pimple, we’re quick to alter our beauty routine to get rid of it. If we […]

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Accepting My Natural Hair

Accepting My Natural Hair

| April 11, 2017 | 3 Comments

As my hair begins to grow, it’s coming into its own. As I learn how to care for my natural hair I’m getting more used to it. As a matter of fact, I’m liking it. Imagine that…after decades of wishing my hair wasn’t like it was, I’m happy with the hair God gave me. That’s […]

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For the Love of Healthy Hair

For the Love of Healthy Hair

| March 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Since this blog is all about health, I felt it necessary to begin with a few posts on hair health. Realize that since I’m a woman of color I’m going to address it from my perspective. Some things may apply to other races/nationalities and some might not. Just wanted to get that out of the […]

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5 Years Free from Sciatica Pain

5 Years Free from Sciatica Pain

| January 5, 2017 | 2 Comments

Having suffered with sciatica pain for several years, I’m happy to say that it has been five years since my last knock down, drag out flare up and I’m working proactively to keep it that way. Now don’t get me wrong; Ms. Sciatica has tried to clear her painful throat a few times, but when […]

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TENS Unit – My New Friend in a Box

TENS Unit – My New Friend in a Box

| July 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Some time ago my chiropractor suggested I purchase a TENS unit to help with tight muscles in the upper leg area. For those of you unfamiliar with a TENS unit it is a portable electronic stimulator unit. It stimulates nerves and muscles electronically. (The acronym TENS stands for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) Why did he […]

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Soft Star Shoes and Happy Feet

Soft Star Shoes and Happy Feet

| March 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

I’ve got happy feet! As a matter of fact, I’ve got very happy feet! I attribute some of my foot happiness to Soft Star shoes. If you haven’t heard of them, take a visit over to their website to see what they’re all about. If you’re into high fashion, high heels and red carpet walk […]

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