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My Ovarian Cancer Free 5 Year Anniversary

Five years ago I visited the doctor because of a bit of pelvic pain and bloating.  The physical exam and ultrasound quickly accelerated to an MRI, lab tests, and a referral to a gynecological oncologist.  A few days later I was scheduled for surgery and the wonderful community we are a part of rallied round by donating all the blood I needed for surgery.  I  had surgery at Hospital Cemeq, and a large 15 cm tumor was removed.  A week...

Watch “The Truth About Cancer” Documentary

All my blog readers know that I am very interested in health and wellness and that I read a lot about the topic. I watched the 9 part documentary titled The Truth About Cancer earlier this year and I highly recommend it to any of you who want to know more about holistic healing practices and natural remedies too. Visit the website to sign up and you will be sent links to see the documentaries, with viewing available starting April...

My Health Promoting Turmeric Tonic

I admit it. I am a health nut. I’ve written extensively about the things I do to keep healthy, but basically I just eat real food. Fruits and vegetables of course, with as much organic as I can find. I drink a ton of water and seldom have sugar or processed foods. I make, eat and drink a lot of fermented foods. I choose sea salt or Himalayan salt over table salt. I choose coconut or olive oil over canola....

The City Gym in Mazatlán

Mazatlán has a wonderful city gym, a gym that is totally free to all city residents and guests. Free! No cost! Open 24 hours, too! Yes, you guessed it, it’s the malecón. From the Pedro Infante monument in Old Town (Olas Altas) at the South end to Valentino’s at Rafael Buelna at the North, it is a four and a half mile gymnasium with a world class view. At the top of the post is a picture from this morning,...

…and the living is easy…

It’s Summertime. And yes, the living is easy… at least for me, living in this glorious place. This morning on my walk they were busy setting up for the Triathlon this weekend. The entire area around the Fisherman’s Monument was swarming with scaffolds, chairs, tables, giant orange floats and endless racks for hanging bikes. The registration area is set up at the skate park at Playa Norte and it looks like the awards stage will be in front of the...