My Kidney Detox NutriBlast

There are too many reasons to list why it is important to take good care of your kidneys. As a cancer patient and now survivor, I learned the importance of keeping hydrated and flushing my kidneys of toxins, both during and after my treatment. In addition to eating well and drinking a lot of water, about once a month for a few days, I make myself what I call my kidney cleansing NutriBlast to just take that extra step in [...]

Getting Over Your Hurdle and on the Road to Feeling Better

Life is full of hurdles to conquer, but doesn’t it feel awesome when you make it to the other side? Making necessary changes in eating habits isn’t always easy. In my case, having dealt with a life threatening illness was my wakeup call and motivation. Still, it did take some time to change old habits. While some people can jump in with both feet and never look back, most people require a transitional period. Lifestyle changes can be a little [...]

My Best Break-Up Ever

Normally, a break-up is a sad event, but today, after a three year relationship, my oncologist told me that she was breaking up with me and never wants to see me again. I have never been happier to hear those words in my life! My oncologist is the person who determined my treatment course after being diagnosed with cancer, who monitored my recovery from chemotherapy and also ordered all of my follow up testing and scans. Today, she informed me [...]

Learning to Adjust your NutriBlast

One lesson I learned during cancer treatment was to be more flexible. One day I would wake up feeling okay and with a great appetite and, by the end of the day, I wanted to crawl under the nearest rock. I have to admit that it was tough learning to constantly adjust to changing conditions since, well, I am a Virgo with OCD tendencies. I’m glad that I learned to be more flexible. It’s something that is necessary in all [...]

Don’t Ignore Your Symptoms

Thinking about cancer is scary. What is even scarier is getting cancer, so it is important that we all educate ourselves on cancer symptoms and be as proactive as possible. Cancer symptoms can appear in many forms and levels of severity. Since they can mimic common illnesses, they can easily get ignored until they get to be very bad. Certainly, nobody wants to run to the doctor every time they do not feel well, but it is important to address [...]