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Week Four - Clean Eating

Fashion & Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Well, as I suspected, I am now in my PMDD window, thus making if very difficult to deal with cravings. I did much better, last week, than I would have had I not transitioned to a cleaner approach to eating. However, my cravings are so severe during this time, that I want nothing to do with plain fruit nor boring vegetables. My mouth literally salivates for salt, sugar, chocolate, grease, and CARBS! At times, things can get ugly.

Bon Voyage Pork, Cheese, and Chocolate!

Fashion & Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Ok, that’s it. I’ve had it. After 7 nights of vacation, a wonderful cruise in the Western Caribbean jam-packed (literally) with food, folks, and fun…I am 100% ready for detox. A food detox, that is. Don’t worry. I’m not turning anti-social or anti-fun. Although, I presume what I’m about to do will greatly improve my social and recreational lifestyle, significantly.

Living Half Healthy - Intro Post

Fashion & Lifestyle

I’ve added a new section to my blog, today, called Living Half Healthy.  From today forward, I will be posting occasional updates, articles, inspirations, and prayers for those of us who live with health issues.  This has been on my heart to do for a long time, now.

While some of my personal health issues are fairly common, minor, acceptable, and validated.  Others are complex, unknown, invalidated, and cringe-worthy.

After I published the post titled, “From Suffering to Gratitude” in which I mentioned my struggle with Endometriosis and PMDD, I received several private comments from women who had been struggling (with the PMDD, specifically) in silence, as I had, for such a long time.  It helped me realize how important it is for me to share my experiences with others.

And so, in between my posts of recipes, house renovations, and extraordinary life experiences and excursions, I will be sharing about my daily struggle with Endometriosis, PMDD, Hypothyroidism, Chronic Allergies, and Epstein Barr Virus/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

You may be able to relate directly or indirectly to this subject in LE Woman.  But just as a warning, don’t expect to read my story without a dose of encouragement!  Remember, my objective is always to inspire you to live an EXTRAordinary life with me…in spite of our circumstances. Alright then?  OK!

Dear God, Please bless this page on my website.  May it bring readers that are sincerely interested in living an EXTRAordinary Life.  Amen.  




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