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Four Important Meals You Need Every Day

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Here in the United States, we have heard for decades that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It was in the early 1900s that food manufacturing companies convinced doctors to promote breakfast. Foods such as cereal and bacon were marketed as breakfast foods. Since that time, breakfast…

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Building Self-Care Habits

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Those of us with Lipedema have a particular set of things we do to take care of ourselves. These are things we perform for ourselves in order to remain healthy and happy and ensure our well-being. Especially this holiday season, we need to remember that self-care is essential.  Have you…

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Decluttering the Mind and the Room

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This weekend as I walked through the living room, my daughter-in-law offered to help me organize my sewing center. I froze in my tracks! Panic and fear coursed through my body – my mouth went dry, and I got a lump in my throat – I quickly said, “No, thank…

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Interesting Things to Know About Dandelions

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I decided to write about dandelions this week because I’ve received a few of them as precious gifts from my granddaughters. It is spring. Children are fascinated by these bright yellow flowers. Moms, Grammas, and Aunties show their appreciation with oohs and ahhs, and by putting the dandelion bouquets which…

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Difference Between Self-Care and Self-Caring

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Recently I have been pondering the terms, ‘Self-care’ and ‘Self-caring.’ Do you think they are the same terms? Me too, or, at least, I used to. I was surprised to discover a notable difference between these two terms. Let’s try and understand that today.  What is Self-Care? When thinking about…

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How to Stand up for Yourself

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One of the most wonderful things in this community is that we all support each other, stand with each other, and share a common bond. But do we do the same for ourselves? Do we even know how to stand up for ourselves? Advocating for oneself Self-advocacy can be extremely…

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