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Vacation is Nice, but it's Great to be Home

Posted on September 11, 2020 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)


It feels good to be back home, although we miss our family out west very much. Thank you for your kind patience while I was away. I usually share a bit about some of our vacations that pertain to health, fitness, and Christian wellness. I thought I would do this again about Colorado, even though I've been to this beautiful state several times before. There are different angles and perspectives I believe might interest you on your journey to total health.


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Walking through a Minefield: Managing Safe Practices with Chronic Illness

Posted on May 22, 2020 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (2)


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Thank you for continuing with me this month as I’ve focused on specific health conditions. I hope you have been encouraged, or someone you know. with fibromyalgia, autoimmune diseases like Mixed Connective Tissue Disease, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Celiac Disease, and many other chro...

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Managing Sun Sensitivity in Autoimmune Diseases

Posted on May 15, 2020 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

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(Also Preventing Melanoma for Skin Cancer Awareness)


 

I’ve been sun sensitive since I was a teenager, before th...

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Springing into Spring: Renewing Outdoor Activity with Arthritis

Posted on March 12, 2020 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)


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Spring brings warmer temperatures with variable weather patterns. I've been feeling those variations lately with painful, inflamed joints. It is raining outside this morning, causing stiffness, pressure inside the joints of my hands and feet, and they are red and puffy. Making a fist is d...

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#COMMITYOURHEART: Putting Godly Self-Care into Practice

Posted on February 28, 2020 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (2)


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When I had my cardiac event, I learned a difficult lesson about caring for myself. This “heart attack” landed me in the hospital with troponin levels at 17, which is extremely high; I mistook a coronary artery spasm for an allergic reaction and used my Epi-pen. This spasm caused tight...

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Abide in Christ: Give Him Your Heart

Posted on February 7, 2020 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (1)

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Special Note: Due to technical difficulties with this webserver, this blog post also appears at www.charlainemartin.com/2020/02/06/abide-in-christ-give-him-your-heart/.


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Personalize Your Healthy Lifestyle Plan

Posted on January 9, 2020 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)


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My Boaz and I have been traveling around Florida over the Christmas to New Years while his work was on holiday shutdown. Walking, water exercise, and dancing kept us moving. Our meals were healthy and low calorie with plenty of fresh vegetables and fruit, especially t...

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Losing May be Winning

Posted on October 18, 2019 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

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Why God Takes Something Away from Us to Give Us Something Better

Read: Luke 17:20-37


Focus...

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