Living with Mitochondrial Disease

Living with Mitochondrial Disease

Living with Mitochondrial Disease has its challenges. I was the kid that was always sick in school. I missed countless days. In fact, one morning in elementary school the art teacher was taking attendance and called out my name. Before I could reply, a student across the room laughed and said, “Not here. She’s pretending to be sick as usual.” Ouch. My shy, introverted, 10 year old self somehow managed to raise Continue reading “Living with Mitochondrial Disease”

Everything You Need To Know about Essential Oils

What are essential oils?

Have you ever heard someone talking about stopping to smell the roses? Turns out there’s a reason for that! When you smell the fragrance of a flower, you are also smelling its unique essential oil. Essential oils are naturally occurring aromatic compounds. They are found in every plant; in the seeds, bark, stems, leaves, flowers, or roots. Information about essential oils can be found all over the internet. They are at your local big box store. Everyone seems to either love or hate them. So what’s the deal? Here is my ultimate guide to essential oils. I’m sharing everything you need to know about dōTERRA essential oils and how to use them. This is my ultimate guide to sharing the power of oily wellness and science with you.

Why Should I Choose dōTERRA?

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Healthy Roasted Butternut Squash Hash with Apples and Bacon Meal Prep Recipe

Raise your hand if you love easy, delicious meal prep ideas, that are way healthier than they taste!

Then you need this Healthy Roasted Butternut Squash Hash with Apples and Bacon Meal Prep Recipe.

Ok y’all I have a confession to make. I can’t cook. I can’t cook at all. I can scramble an egg and bake a pumpkin pie. That’s the extent of my skills in the kitchen.

Now, I have this great fiancé who can actually cook real food! And his food tastes amazing. He’s helping me up my skills in the kitchen, and I’m going to share our recipes and my kitchen mishaps with you all.

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DIY Sparkly Essential Oil Roller Bottles

Who doesn’t love a little sparkle around Christmas and New Years?

These DIY sparkly essential oil roller bottles make the perfect gift for anyone on your list who loves aromatherapy, sparkly, or unique handmade gifts. Little girls will fall in love with these rollers too! The best part (besides the fun in making them)? They cost less than $7.00 to make per bottle.

Here’s how to make sparkly essential oil roller bottles…

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Meet Loren

First Blog Post!

My name is Loren and I’m passionate about empowering you to thrive! Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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Let me tell you a bit about why you should follow my story… ⠀

I have Mitochondrial Disease and Dysautonomia. This basically means that I have a bad immune system and extremely low energy among other issues. Until 3 years ago it totally dictated my limitations… and I was sick and tired and feeling sick and tired.
I decided enough was enough and started using natural options to provide further support and balance. Now, I was super skeptical. I’m a Type-A person, and like to have all of the science and facts to back up claims. Once I finally gave the natural options a try…WOW.

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