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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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I love this place where thousands died by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield National Park, Kennesaw Georgia The weather has been crazy here in Georgia and I’m beginning to like it.  While the normal temperature for 8:00 ... Read on »
An unhealthy recycle bin…… by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living My sister showed me this photo of a recycling bin she snapped while on her morning walk.  We both had a good laugh for obvious reasons. The poor woman (is that a sexist assu ... Read on »
To those who are pissed at us…. by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Some don’t like their cancer sprinkled with perks. In April 2012, Florence Strang (cancer warrior) asked me to write a book with her.  We didn’t know each other (at all) but ... Read on »
Bad news: those Monsanto dudes are at it again. Good news: wheat free bread recipe by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you’re having a gut reaction to the tittle….you may be eating too much yeast and wheat. Your immunity and logically, your health, depends on a healthy gut. Your intestine ... Read on »
Lots of traffic sometimes means road rage….. by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve gotten some viral “action” (100,000 hits just today May 16th, 2013) on a previous post I did reporting about Johnson & Johnson releasing a statement that said they were ... Read on »
Comer sus verduras! by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today The Savvy Sister is part of the Annual Virtual Vegan Potluck!  If you’ve never attended a virtual pot luck before, let me explain how it works: All recipes are posted ... Read on »
You have the power… just turn on the tap. by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Water is powerful and can talk to us (as you’ll read later). I started drinking my water this way for the past couple of weeks and I love it. I can drink so much more water ... Read on »
Oncologists jailed for accepting payments for chemo? by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living That’s what could potentially happen now since the Obama administration has chosen to sequester all cancer care services…including lifesaving chemotherapy drugs. I normally ... Read on »
You Made It! The 6th Week of the Meatless (secretly vegan) Challenge by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Wow! We are already at week #6 of the 6 week challenge! Time flies when you’re eating healthy plant-based food and feeling better, doesn’t it? These recipes reflect my confi ... Read on »
Week #5 of your 6 week Meatless Monday Challenge by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You’re almost there! This week’s meals are going green.  Green for spring…green for health…green for new beginnings. Jump (like a green frog) over to Flo’s blog for the reci ... Read on »
Meatless Monday Week #4 (Is it getting easier?) by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hopefully by this week, you’ve gotten some good tips and basics on how to eat meatless. It’s really not that much of a “challenge” now, is it? This weeks menu comes from New ... Read on »
Meatless Monday Challenge week #3 (Can you feel the power of the plant?) by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Raise your hand if  you tried something new on these past Monday’s that you never tried before? If you’re hand is up, not only are you obedient, you’re more intelligent too ... Read on »
My new cancer-blasting, relaxing, delicious hot beverage by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yes, my new favorite afternoon-break beverage is all those things: Dandelion root tea with Turkey Tail mushroom-infused maple syrup and plant-based milk! When I say dandelio ... Read on »
Meatless Monday Challenge week#2 (You’re healthier this week!) by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Monday’s roll around pretty fast, don’t they? We hope you enjoyed last week’s menu. There are no “rules” to this (I hate rules, don’t you?) so relax and have fun with it as ... Read on »
Week 1 of the Meatless Monday Challenge by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Ne rules here. We had a boatload (OK a dingyload) of people sign up for the Meatless Monday Challenge we posed on our Facebook page. If you want to take it a step further, y ... Read on »
Study is the first to find proof that Omega 3′s inhibit cancer by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The Savvy Sister has been saying this, and now one study confirms it: A diet rich in Omega 3 fatty acids reduce your risk of cancer. The study published in the Journal of Nu ... Read on »
Win These Fabulous Healthy Prizes! by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I love give-aways! Win these two prizes here.  Nothing to fill out. No survey to answer.  No taste test. Click on the photo and “like” the FB page to be entered. The Pink Ki ... Read on »
Flo continues her vegan challenge ……. she’s got balls. by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Plant-based chickballs, that is. Florence is doing an amazing job sticking to her vegan challenge that she started on February 1st.  Here are her latest adventures: Flo says ... Read on »
The Bok Choy Project by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Reblogged from The Perks of Having Cancer!: In my own defence, let me begin by saying that I was not reared up eating bok choy.  However, when I first tasted this powerhouse ... Read on »
How I reduced my risk of death 40% for $20 by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living By creating a cheap (albeit unattractive) standing workstation for my computer, I have reduced my risk of  dying from heart disease, diabetes and maybe even cancer by 40%! B ... Read on »