Monthly Archives: June 2017


One addition to many foods is carrageenan. In middle school we used test tubes in science class to extract carrageenan from some seaweed. It was a pretty gross looking clear gelatinous substance.  Our teacher told us not to eat it. … Continue reading

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Mastitis Care for Nursing Moms –Book Review

I read “Mastitis Care for Nursing Moms: What They Don’t Tell You (but Should!)” by Shannon Devaney when I first started nursing because a friend of mine shared with me a horrific story about mastitis and I wanted to know … Continue reading

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The Malingering Myth

After I am exposed to oils I often don’t feel up to par for a long time, sometimes months. Although the acute symptoms have gone, the more subtle problems will linger. Often I feel guilty because these troubles interfere with … Continue reading

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