IBD: CBD from Cannabis Can Help!

It turns out CBD is promising for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. IBD is an umbrella term that encompasses a group of illnesses that manifest as chronic inflammation in the gut. This inflammation can take place in the esophagus, colon, and anywhere in between. Crohn’s disease (chronic inflammation throughout the digestive system) and ulcerative colitis […]

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Yoga, Canyons, and Horses

I woke before dawn to admire the sunrise and to walk to meet with friends. We were heading into the canyon about a mile from my apartment to do some yoga and snap some photos. There’s not much of a story here. This is more of an embrace. I suggest skimming through Poly Canyon if […]

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Colitis and the Holistic Journey

When I was in sixth grade, something began to seem odd about my poop. It was slimy and- orange. Well soon the orange turned to drips of red. And if you’re not grossed out enough, I went straight to the doctor and had stool samples done, a finger in the anus for hemorrhoids, and other tests. […]

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Lessons from a Three Day Juice Fast

Three days is nothing compared to what avid juice-fasters have embarked on, I know. But when you’re new to a juice fast, I’ve heard it’s important to start small instead of going all in for a ten or twenty day period. My main objective on the juice fast was to detox my body, particularly heavy […]

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Bouldering Around Bishop’s Peak

“This is the perfect weather for bouldering,” sang my friend. She was excited. The sky has stayed grey lately. It’s what we’ve been waiting for in San Luis Obispo after an autumnal heat wave. My friend is Alyssa. My true reason for visiting Bishop’s Peak to climb was to photograph and interview her my university’s […]

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