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The problem with perfumes: Watch out for toxins

Nicely scented products can trigger pleasant memories or a good mood. In fact, some of the chemicals used in perfumes have been found to have a mild  584 more words

And the answer is....

The person who guessed it was a tree with the bark shaved off wins the prize. Though she is the only one who made a guess. 1,804 more words


Myofascial Release

This morning I had my first myofascial release treatment.  For many years I have seen osteopaths, chiropractors, reflexologist, homoeopaths and acupuncturists but I only heard of this therapy a few weeks ago.   944 more words

Chemical Sensitivities

Material madness

Material intolerance is not a subject I have ever seen written about and yet it is definitely a cause of great discomfort to my girls and I.   1,220 more words

Chemical Sensitivities

Bath time!

Bath time, children either love it or hate it.  My three year old asks for a bath almost everyday, she is very particular about being clean.   1,451 more words

Chemical Sensitivities

Christmas at home

This was our first Christmas at home since I met my husband over twelve years ago. Normally we all head over to my husband’s parent’s house for a big family gathering but I just didn’t want to do it this year. 935 more words

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Kathryn Chastain Treat - October 30, 1954 to December 21, 2014

I was deeply saddened to hear of Kathryn’s illness and sudden passing. She was a great and caring person, that came through on her blog. She helped me to better understand the world of allergies and sensitivities; to know that I wasn’t crazy because cherry soda make me drunk or Pepsi gave me a dry, hacking cough. 262 more words