Category: Here’s to your Health!


Beyond First Aid: Mountain Style

Mountain living has its pros and cons.  On the one hand, we have less traffic and less pollution, on the other hand most of us are a twenty minute drive from any supermarkets, pharmacies and hospitals.  On the one hand…

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The Mold You Know

What do a loaf of bread, a cheese plate and a glass of wine have in common (besides being the appetizer at your favorite French bistro)?  Mold.  From the yeast that leavens your bread, to fermented fruit juice to hairy…

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The Cold Snap

What happened to summer?  I hardly remember the few and far between – tee shirt and sandal – warm and lazy – sunny afternoons – appreciating the cool mountain breeze – aaahhh, those lovely summer days. It seems summer is…

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Lesson V: It Takes A Village

As I am writing this, my four month old son is playing with some toys that we bought second-hand from a family in our neighborhood.  He looks so cute wearing the outfit given to us by my new friend in…

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Lesson IV: A Woman’s Wisdom

Nothing embodies the innate wisdom of a woman more than giving birth.  This wisdom decides how fast the fetus grows, when and where contractions start, and how the birth event itself unfolds.  Even with medical intervention, it’s the woman’s body,…

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Lesson III: Integrative Childbirth

My favorite new words: INTEGRATIVE CHILDBIRTH     “Have you never heard anyone speak positively about labor and birth before?”  When I read this question in Ina May Gaskin’s Guide to Childbirth (Invitation, xiii, Bantam, 2003) my heart skipped a beat……

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Lesson II: Wives’ Tales

Sooner or later, people will start wondering about ‘the bump’.  “I don’t mean to be rude, but…” is an all too awkward, yet all too frequently used lead-in to the inevitable question: “…are you pregnant?” (subtext: or are you just…

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Lesson I: Karma

Karma was the first and most potent lesson to be learned when I first discovered, and accepted, the reality of being pregnant.  I was 28, engaged, but not married, not materially stable, nor ever wishing to procreate!  Nature, however, had…

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Announcing a New Series: “Here’s to your health!”

Dear friends, Almost a full year has passed since the last post here on Infinite Potential.  How to sum up so much in a small space?  Condensed transformation, karmic ripening, and creative unfolding.  Moving from Boulder to the quaint mountain…

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