lion's mane mushroom supplement

Lion’s Mane mushroom supplement

If you were going to pick a supplement that might encourage healing, Lion’s Mane sounds pretty cool, doesn’t it? Luckily this is a mushroom we’re talking about, not Cecil and his kind, who need to keep roaming free and not be sold for ingredients.

I’m not usually big on supplements. I prefer to just try and eat well. The only one I usually take is Vitamin D (this is Washington where we get very little sun). But back in August, I visited a naturopath recommended by my primary MD (this is Washington where we get a bumper crop of naturopaths). My primary doctor swore that this naturopath only offered evidence-based treatments. She started me on: Read the article →

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Chestnut Rosemary Diamante Bread Stuffing

November 27, 2016 Dairy free

Rosemary Diamante Chestnut Stuffing

My family’s traditional chestnut stuffing for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Made with rosemary diamante bread, chestnuts, onions, celery, sage, and thyme.

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L5 Weakness: Waiting to see improvement

November 13, 2016 Figure skating

socks

Recovering from L4/L5 and L5/S1 surgery and hoping for improvement of my weak leg.

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Surgery and Home Again: L4/L5 and L5/S1 Microdiscectomy

November 4, 2016 Microdiscectomy and microdecompression

bouquet

My experience getting a microdiscectomy on two levels (L4/5 and L5/S1) and starting my recovery.

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Ready to Turn this Around

November 2, 2016 Microdiscectomy and microdecompression

Getting ready for microdiscectomy surgery.

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Disc Extrusion: A Neurosurgeon’s Advice

October 24, 2016 Fitness

Visit with a neurosurgeon for my disc extrusion that’s causing weakness in my left leg.

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A Good Talk

October 19, 2016 Fitness

disk extrusion

Getting some perspective on surgeons and possible microdiscectomy surgery from my sports medicine doctor.

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Still in Limbo

October 16, 2016 Fitness

Two different opinions on what I should do about my extruded disc that’s causing weakness in my leg and foot.

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Mending my Back: Injections, Pros and Cons of Surgery

October 9, 2016 Fitness

Looking into the pros and cons of decompressive surgery for a herniated disc while waiting to see how it recovers on its own.

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Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Salad

October 8, 2016 All Year

Roasted garlic cauliflower salad

A roasted garlic cauliflower salad with steam-roasted cauliflower for your winter dining pleasure.

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