Category: Health

Happy Birthday, Medi-Share (One Year on This Medical Cost-Sharing Plan)

Last Saturday was quite the day. Our family celebrated the first birthday of our firstborn daughter, Stella. We also celebrated year one under the coverage of Medi-Share®, the medical cost-sharing plan that I’ve wrote about before. Now we didn’t celebrate the 365th day of Medi-Share coverage by smashing our faces into food or riding around …

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What I’ve Learned From the Subsistence Lifestyle

I’m a sucker for real-life dramas like Life Below Zero. This show follows the lives of several people who essentially live off the land – or the subsistence lifestyle. There’s a lot to be learned from these folks who have forsaken “having it all” and have chosen a more simple way of life. They are not …

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Naturepedic Mattress Review – 3 Months After Purchase

One of the benefits of having sold our rental house earlier this year was that it freed up some cash that we could use on some “deferred” items we haven’t been able to purchase. Buying a mattress was on the top of that list. Ever since my wife quit her job due to some health-related …

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My Experience Going Through the Whole 30 Diet

Over the last month, I went on my first ever “diet”, and it wasn’t easy. It wasn’t as hard as going through cancer, but for a guy who has always been able to eat whatever I want, it was. My wife challenged me to join her on this journey to help reduce her inflammation, and I …

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The Health Benefits of an Affordable Coffee Enema

When my wife first suggested it – I was a little shocked. “You’re going to do what?” “A coffee enema.” Pause. “And, I’d like you to do it with me.” Awkward pause. Oh, the adventures of married life! Ever since my wife began her journey to better health (she deals with chronic pain), she’s seen …

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