All posts by: Allison McKee

Women over 40. I hear you and let me apologize profusely. I once thought the results you weren’t getting were strictly because you weren’t trying hard enough. Complete a$$hole move. I know. Because I turned 40 a few years back...
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I’m standing there. The name right on the tip of my tongue. And I’m having this conversation with myself. A little pep talk. Come on you can do it. Remember her name. She’s so and so’s sister. The last name...
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What is sleep hygiene?  The National Sleep Foundation defines sleep hygiene as a variety of practices and habits that are necessary to have good nighttime sleep quality and full daytime alertness.  Despite the fact that people know sleep is important...
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I don’t want to start calling them senior moments. I’m only 45 years old. But man if I’m not having some serious brain fog days where I’m struggling for the right words that were just on the tip of my...
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Homemade sauerkraut, by lacto-fermentation, is a great way. to get good bacteria, probiotics into the gut. I love how creative you can get with flavoring kraut. Try any of the flavor combinations listed here. ...
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When I decided to clean up my diet and took a break from gluten, I was jonesing for a piece of bread. An angel, in the form of my friend Robyn Lilley of Robyn Lilley Skincare came to my rescue....
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I got A LOT out of the thyroid health and food workshop with Good Food + You  and the amazing Luka Symons on Saturday at the Light Cellar. The most poignant for me was this… No ONE’s getting out alive!...
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Your body is so smart and yet you try to outsmart your body with your mind. Making it eat less than it needs, or move more. Making it do things it doesn’t like. If only I had enough fingers and...
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Almost 10 years ago, I got the Kanji symbol for ‘Gentleness’ tattooed on my right thigh. This morning we’re fishing and I’m drinking coffee and I have to have a little chuckle and a head shake at the irony. Oh…it’s...
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Take a deep breath. Just Breathe. Anytime we are feeling any kind of stress in our lives, this is the first advice we’re given to help alleviate the tension and stress in our body. Sometimes it’s extremely annoying. But there’s...
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