How Kenya built and broke my heart // guest post: reflection on summer missions

With the school year getting back in swing, now is the time to reflect on Summer 2017. From camps, to travel, from pool parties, to mission trips this summer proved to be epic for many of you. I’m excited to share some of your summer stories here on Still Waters Blog. I was delighted to see so many ladies serving the Lord this summer. One … Continue reading How Kenya built and broke my heart // guest post: reflection on summer missions

Learning to live again: Discovering normalcy after 3+ years of debilitating illness

Summer 2017 will forever go down in my memory as the summer of “YES.” Sometime in April, I decided (and blogged about) this sudden change of heart God was growing within me. After 3.5 years of debilitating, life stopping, world rocking sickness, I felt the time had come to start living beyond my limitations. Β (Read my medical story here.) I was healed/healing enough to start … Continue reading Learning to live again: Discovering normalcy after 3+ years of debilitating illness

Beginner’s guide to eating summer produce

After the wonderful reaction to my last post, Beginner’s guide to fruits and veggies I’m excited to share more content along the same lines. I love to hear feedback, reactions, and requests so please don’t be afraid to honestly share with me! As always, thanks for reading and supporting.   Summer in Kentucky has always been my favorite time of the year for eating. Why? … Continue reading Beginner’s guide to eating summer produce

Beginner’s Guide to Fruits + Veggies

I am soooo excited for today’s post! Not only is the topic one of special request, it’s also one that I believe to be extremely practical & beneficial for everyone. Whether you’re a fruitarian, vegan, carnivore, omnivore, cheese-itarian, paleo eater, ketogenic dieter, or junk food-itarian we can ALL AGREE that more fruits & veggies = better health. There is nothing in this world better to … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide to Fruits + Veggies

Melon mania +the magic of a mucus-less diet // my raw fruitarian healing journey

Welcome back, friends, to another installment of my raw fruitarian healing journey. If you’re new to Still Waters Blog, HI! I encourage you to check out one or all of these posts (here, here, here) in order to get some background so that this post makes some sense.   Over the last week I’ve taken several day trips to melon island. No, melon island isn’t … Continue reading Melon mania +the magic of a mucus-less diet // my raw fruitarian healing journey

Navigating through social life on my raw fruitarian healing journey

{I am not a doctor or dietician nor do I claim to be one. These are my own experiences, all I can speak for is what I have felt firsthand.}   In today’s world it’s not uncommon see/hear frequent complaints about dietary restrictions. It seems like everyone you meet has some type of intolerance, allergy, or new fad diet that sets boundaries regarding what one … Continue reading Navigating through social life on my raw fruitarian healing journey

Detox, ELMO, & Frequent Urination: My raw fruitarian healing journey

Detox symptoms are no joke. At some point everyday I have a period of time where I feel like I have the flu… my usual daily headaches worsened and moved to a new spot on my head… wheezing at random times (I’m asthmatic), continued night sweats, and even more fatigue. Plus, my skin feels gross and is covered in bumps… so why the heck am … Continue reading Detox, ELMO, & Frequent Urination: My raw fruitarian healing journey