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The Savvy Sister Registered Nurse

Specialty: registered nurse
California 30127
I am a stage III breast cancer "thriver" and Registered Nurse who loves helping anyone... Full Bio
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Lessons on cancer survival from a medical miracle by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I was so honored to get to sit down and talk with this amazing man and get his story on how he is able to deadlift 600 pounds when the doctors told him several years earlier ... Read on »
The Best Vegan (gluten-free option) Mac and Cheese that Ever Crossed These Lips! <3 by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yes…I am no stranger to trying…and trying…and trying vegan mac and cheeze recipes in the hopes of finding the right one that will make me say “YES!” instead of just “It’s ok ... Read on »
My job is shit by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living That’s what you’ll hear them say at the colonoscopy lab.  And being that it’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, I thought I would take a moment to remind you that if you ar ... Read on »
Mexico has what the cancer community needs by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Namely…..hope.  Why Mexico? Because it takes $1 billion dollars to get one drug approved here in the US and with big pharma running Washington and the hundreds of billions m ... Read on »
Here’s How to Cure Cancer by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I didn’t need an excuse to travel to 78 degree-and-sunny West Palm Beach Florida, but the Annie Appleseed Project Convention was an excellent one!  I think I would have atte ... Read on »
A Free Gift For Breast Cancer Survivors by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Originally posted on The Perks of Having Cancer! Here’s a great way to empower your life as a cancer survivor – and it’s absolutely free, no strings attached.  (It’s one of ... Read on »
V, GF Herb Bread AND the 411 on coconut cream concentrate by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In the previous post, I wrote about the differences in various brands of coconut milk and other options that were healthier.  One of those healthier options was Coconut Crea ... Read on »
Is all coconut milk created equal? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week, I posted a recipe for a delicious, creamy, quick and easy butternut squash soup on Facebook and I listed one of the ingredients as coconut milk.  A fan contacted ... Read on »
Giving Cancer Survivors (or just life survivors…) Tools to Thrive by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I like Morgan Toombs.  And not just because she’s a nurse. She is bringing together some amazing speakers for a cancer survivor’s symposium that helps you help yourself.  He ... Read on »
Does Spiritual Surgery Hurt? (Part 3: The afterthought) by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So in this last part of this three part series, I will try to sum it all up. Here’s Part 1 and Part 2 for those who want to start from the beginning. Walking back to our hot ... Read on »
Does spiritual surgery hurt? My encounter with John of God (Part 2: My encounter with Medium Joao... by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here is part two of my three part series on my visit to John of God in Brazil.  If you missed it, here is the link to Part 1: Getting there. Joao de Deus, or John of God alw ... Read on »
Does spiritual surgery hurt? My encounter with John of God (Part 1 “Getting there”) by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We are not human beings going though a spiritual experience…we are spiritual beings going through a human experience. We are all spiritual beings whether you’ve realized it ... Read on »
Naked Juice and PepsiCo can suck it by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last week Pepsico owned Naked Juice agreed to settle a lawsuit that stemmed form deceptive labeling.  PepsiCo had labeled the crappy fruit drink “All natural” when its ingre ... Read on »
FDA to Regulate Harmful Anti-bacterial Soaps! Yippee! by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Finally, after over 5 years of pleading, the FDA does something I can get behind! As I wrote in my book, the FDA had planned to investigate the health and safety of anti-bac ... Read on »
What do you REALLY want? no, really…. by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The manufacturers know what it is…… Smoking hot bods without trying…love that lasts…..and happiness. They try to sell you the latest exercise gadget or “detox kit” that guar ... Read on »
A tale of two vegetable broths…not all organics are created equal. by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Buying organic is a good idea if you’re trying to eat healthier, but food manufacturers are getting sneaky.  If you are buying organic vegetable broth, you may want to look ... Read on »
How she lost 100 pounds and found herself in the process by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you clicked on this to get a one step answer or find a magic root that will fight belly flab, sorry, this post is not for you.  But if you want real, useful, healthy ti ... Read on »
5 Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Cancer Prevention (because they don’t have a... by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I presented my oncologist with reports from Sloan Kettering New York Hospital that said mushrooms had cancer fighting properties, and I told her I was going to includ ... Read on »
A new “food-drug” for depression? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Which term used to describe manufactured natural vitamins by pharmaceutical companies pisses you off more…”medical food” or “food drug”?  Drug companies are getting the me ... Read on »
People who cure themselves of cancer? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “Cure” cancer? No one can do that. True, chemotherapy does a good job of killing cancer cells, but once you have cancer, there is no guarantee that it won’t come back. ... Read on »