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Sandra Jean-Pierre

Category: Health

Lessons from Hurricane Irma, No.1

I call Nephew into my room, greet him and ask if he can help me. He nods and waits. I take as deep a breath as I can and rattle off a list of medications I need him to pour, shake, spray and give me. He used to categorically object to my use of so much medication in such a short amount of time but he no longer questions. He trusts the method to my madness, backed, I suspect solely

Migraine Blend Chronicles, Week 7

I’ve been reeeaaalll slack. I had to take about a weeks worth of time to get my body right. Between the frozen greens juice cubes, the greens powder and the turmeric, my body was having none of it. I was actually feeling more sick than well. So I stopped all blends and let my body get a hold of itself. I was doing the most. But I began feeling joint aches after a week and my sleep has been absolutely

Migraine Blend Chronicles, Week 4

Missed two non-consecutive days worth of blends this week. I thought I would be fine until Mother Nature brought a migraine Tuesday night. Full on. Made sure not to miss anymore blends since the migraine commenced and modified the blend to remove the greens (and increase the turmeric), since the smell of the greens increased my nausea. Managed to make it through the migraine with at most horrible nausea. I had some disturbance with my vision, sense of hearing, sense

Migraine Blend Chronicles, Week 3:

Still alternating between the Migraine Blend and the Turmeric Milk. I plan to phase out the Turmeric Milk by the end of this month, depending on the weather. If it gets cold enough, I’ll bring it back. If not, I’ll be riding out on the Migraine Blend only come February 1 with the addition of turmeric to offset the turmeric I won’t be getting since I’ll be cutting out the milk. Apparently I did have a migraine last week? I

Migraine Blend Chronicles, Week 2:

Got through my step down dosing of the acidophilus tablets. Noticed that with the Gluten Free Greens powder that I actually don’t have to keep taking the tablets every other day because the greens powder (GP) has it in there already. Same amount of units (3 billion per scoop), so win. Besides that, my stomach has tolerated the GP surprisingly well; no upset, no burning – this indeed is truly gluten free. Have also been alternating between the GP Blend

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