Anxious teens will often ‘self-medicate’ with pharmaceuticals, illegal drugs, alcohol, comfort food or engage in other forms of escapism to help them deal with the complex emotions they have going on inside.
Endo pain can range from ‘please excuse Jenny from swimming today as she has period pain’ to ‘take me to the hospital I need a general anaesthetic’ or ‘just kill me now’ kinda pain’. It can be excruciating, crippling, frustratingly life-interrupting & can hinder education, career, relationships, fertility & sanity.
Chocolate can be healthy – you’ve just gotta watch the added sugars, crappy fats & other weird stuff that food manufacturers like to add into it – pay attention to quality & quantity with chocolate to ensure you don’t go off the rails with it! These recipes can help…
They may be cheap ‘fillers’ but what are you achieving by ‘filling’ growing kids with such nutritional emptiness? Saving $$ building a new house from cheap building materials is not recommended if you want a house that lasts a lifetime, same advice applies when ‘building’ a new human body (our body is the house we live in throughout life)!
I LOVE talking to people about their gut health problems, finding out how they came about & hopefully being able to help fix them. The best bit is that I learn so much from everyone I speak to. I learn what started their issues
Is an excuse holding you back from getting healthy? There will ALWAYS be obstacles blocking your efforts, & you can either let them get in your way & give up, or you can find ways around them to still win at getting healthy! Make 2019 the year you stop blaming ‘something else’ for why you aren’t looking after yourself properly.