asthma covid

Ready for Life & Death …. Preparing for Coronavirus

The last time I was this concerned about getting a debilitating health condition was October 2018 when I missed two moon periods and thought I was pregnant. Whilst many women see this as a happy event, not one to fear, I was scared because each time I’ve been pregnant, I had a life-threatening, rare condition called hyperemesis gravidarum (HG). This is morning sickness x 1,000 and affects only 1% of women. Lucky me had it 3 times, each time pure living hell. I knew I would (and could) not survive such an experience again.


Chicken Stock Story & Recipe

Chicken stock, like any meat stock, is rich in minerals, gelatin, and collagen. This elixir keeps bones and teeth strong, joints supple, and hair soft. I have experience with the last one as my hair used to be dry with grey coming …. I started drinking stock and within weeks, my hair softened with much less grey; likely the collagen had a play in that.

As a kid, I remember that there always seemed to be a pot of meat soup on the stove. As I grew up and became vegan in my early 20’s, cooking chicken just wasn’t