Disclaimer: I’m not perfect.
I may have started my day today with coffee and a run, then on to take a bath. But I also decided it was a good idea to bring a Bell’s Two Hearted Ale with me for my Lavender Soak. Why not?! It’s New Year’s Eve! We only have one life to live, and it can be pretty darn short.
It’s all about finding balance, sharing with others, feeling good about your health, and doing good things for your family.
Because of my past, I have this deep connection or feeling that with health eventually comes disease, cancer, grief, and loss.
I know that this is no way to think or live, but deep down the feeling has always been there. This is embarrassingly the most pessimistic side of my extremely optimistic mindset. I’m totally ashamed to admit it is there, but that does not change the fact that it is a part of me; a part of me that I am working to heal.
We all have our experiences to cope with, and this is mine.The way I cope with this feeling today is to actively realize, I HAVE A CHOICE.
I have a choice in more than just my diet and how I exercise (but I’ve come to realize these are the big ones). I also have a choice in lifestyle and my toxic exposure.
Many researchers now believe that only 5-10% of all cancer cases are from gene defects. What about the other 90-95%?!
My search for health and wellness solutions begins here… with a choice.
Can I really control my wellness and possibly help my body’s defenses against disease through diet, exercise, lifestyle choices, and limiting toxic exposure? Continue reading “I Have a Choice. Cancer Sucks. My Goals for 2018.”