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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How to Take Antibiotics

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You all pretty much know how I feel about certain antibiotics now, but antibiotics can still be life-saving drugs despite their growing inefficiency (superbugs 😦 ). Sometimes, they’re excessive and sometimes they’re necessary. Here are some guidelines to follow that I’ve developed after nearly dying from an antibiotic:

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Garlic: The Real Superfood

I’ve raved about honey, coconut oil, and bentonite clay as if nothing else mattered, but not all of them combined have the powers of raw garlic. Garlic is known for being anti-everything. It’s antibiotic, antiviral, antifungal, and it also kills yeast. It kills everything…and that’s a good thing!

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The Mystery Illness: Part 3, Healing

Part 3 of this series is the final part until I develop new, weird symptoms or I am a few years out, writing a reflection piece.  Continue reading

The Mystery Illness: Part 1, Symptoms

This is a long and winding story that will be broken up to parts.

It was summer in Los Angeles and my life had been going pretty well. I had consistent work (and when working freelance that’s really important), I had great friends, and I even had a boyfriend who I started dating a few months before. I moved into a new house that June – one where I would have more private space and access to a garden, a private outdoor area.

Three days after moving, I woke up to a weird sensation in my head. It felt like pins and needles were starting at the back of my head and reaching around, sometimes hitting my whole body in a surge of tingles. I immediately started to panic since I had never had that specific feeling ever and it continued pulsing throughout my body, every ten seconds, for the rest of the day. Towards the end of the day, I figured it would be best to go to an urgent care and see if they knew what it was. The doctor smiled at me and said it sounds exactly like an atypical migraine (which other doctors would later completely disagree with) and she gave me a recommendation to see a neurologist.

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