Apparently This Tree-Growing Mushroom Fights Cancer

I’ve known about Chaga for awhile and I’ve refused to buy it ever because I grew up and live amongst birch forests, where they grow. Chaga mushrooms are a parasitic mushroom from the Hymenochaetaceae family.

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Once Grateful for Death

-Written 06/17/2017-

When I first noticed my dog was dying, really, this time, she seemed asleep, but she wasn’t. She looked up at me with a yearning to rise up and greet me like she used to: tail wagging, eyes twinkling, and sometimes her whole body would shake with a sensation of happiness I may never know myself. Her body had fallen into the crevice between her blanket-covered bed and what could only be described as a poster board.

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Can We Please Stop Eating Activated Charcoal Because It ‘Looks Cool?’

Activated charcoal is a supplement. It’s been used for centuries to relieve poisoning symptoms, to absorb anything and everything that may be causing stomach upset.

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The Monster

Depression is a curse.
It’s a feeling, but a being, but something else
all wrapped up into one.
It writhes within and cries terror.
It’s dark, it’s uneasy, it’s what’s at the bottom of the lake.

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Is It Paleo?

If you’ve started your paleo journey, you may have come across products that label themselves as “paleo” or “paleo friendly” when their list of ingredients doesn’t match up. Not everything labeled paleo is actually paleo, oddly enough. I really don’t know how some companies get away with it, and yet, they do.

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My Second Beekeeping Meeting Ever

I had a nightmare a few weeks ago that I may have mentioned already. I dreamt that my entire beekeeper club got American Foulbrood (AFB) and had to burn all their hives. I checked mine and my hive did not have it, but when I wasn’t looking, the bee hive inspectors killed my bees and burned the hive anyway.

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Strangers on the Internet

I am no stranger to the Internet, or the “interwebs,” as I like to call it (it’s just such a funny word to me). I’ve played around on it since I was in 3rd or 4th grade, growing alongside it as it grew to become one of the most important aspects of society and our lives, overall.

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