Category Archives: healing the gut

10 things to help overcome constipation (#1 was the biggest help for us)

10 things to help overcome constipation (#1 was the biggest help for us)

We admit we are obsessed with talking with digestion and poop as you will see that we talked about constipation and bowel movements for 30 minutes. Guess we had a lot to share If you don’t struggle with constipation or you really don’t care please skip over this post and come back tomorrow for ourContinue Reading

7 tips to help with digestion ( #3 is something we like to do)

7 tips to help with digestion ( #3 is something we like to do)

Today’s purely talk is a continuation of last week’s ramble. 7 tips to help with digestion Tip 1 – Pay attention to yin (cool and damp) and yang (heat and dry) foods. In Chinese medicine they believe you might need more cooling foods or need more warming foods. Tip 2 – Fasting. This does NOTContinue Reading

3 things you can start doing if you feel like you cannot eat anything

3 things you can start doing if you feel like you cannot eat anything

Hey luvs, Do you ever feel like you eat a pretty clean diet yet you still cannot tolerate a lot of foods? Well that is one of the biggest mysteries with diet and digestion. Sometimes changing just your diet does not always improve digestion! Taking out foods that you are sensitive to is not always enough.Continue Reading

Q&A: how to help dry skin, eczema, and did paleo help or hurt our skin

Q&A: how to help dry skin, eczema, and did paleo help or hurt our skin

Yesterday flew by for us as we were non-stop getting things back to normal around here. I was listening to more podcasts that got me rethinking some things about my own personal diet.  I made Lori listen to some parts of the podcast over our coffee talk as I wanted to get her thoughts onContinue Reading

9 ways to help the body eliminate waste and toxins better

9 ways to help the body eliminate waste and toxins better

As you can see from the title we have a fun topic to talk about today. Today’s Purely Talk is part 3 of  our gut – digestion series. Just in case you missed the first two parts: Our story and why gut health is important The vicious cycle we suffered from and you might beContinue Reading

The vicious cycle we suffered from and you might be too

The vicious cycle we suffered from and you might be too

Part 2 of our gut – digestion series. If you missed part one you can read and watch a video of us sharing our story. Each year, millions of Americans are diagnosed with digestive disorders, ranging from the occasional upset stomach to the more life-threatening colorectal cancer. They encompass disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, asContinue Reading

Our digestion story and why gut health is so important

Our digestion story and why gut health is so important

This is the first video and post of our Gut – Digestion Health Series. **Disclaimer: This information is from personal research and experience. It’s not meant to be comprehensive. We are not doctors. We are not claiming anything here. Just sharing what we’ve learned to help educate. We have read a lot of articles andContinue Reading

Q&A supplements to take for pregnancy

Q&A supplements to take for pregnancy

Hello beauties, Before I begin, thank you again for the sweet comments on my week 15 update, xo. Now for supplements that I took before getting pregnant and during my first trimester (and still taking for rest of pregnancy). Remember please consult with your doctor before trying or adding anything to your diet. And keepContinue Reading

how we make fermented veggies at home with these simple steps + new Vitamix blender

how we make fermented veggies at home with these simple steps + new Vitamix blender

Hello luvs! Since we’ve gotten back into making our own fermented veggies lately several of you requested how we do it. And we are here today sharing how we do it. It’s really simple. If we can do it, you can too Actually, we’ve shared how we made them once before several years ago. PrettyContinue Reading

my journey to get pregnant and how I found out I was pregnant

my journey to get pregnant and how I found out I was pregnant

Thank you everyone for all the amazing comments, tweets, facebook and instagram messages, text messages and emails about my special news of being pregnant!! Gary and I are so thrilled to be sharing this journey with all of you. So again, thank you soooo much you truly know how to make a girl feel soContinue Reading