This is Laura Combs's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following Laura Combs's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
Laura Combs
I love to learn and have adventures.
Interests: Taking care of my family, complementary health, outdoor adventure, playing the violin, early American history, working out.
Recent Activity
Image
This post is from my new blog at Kids Living Longer. As I was walking our dog, Nelly, at 6:00 this morning, I was thinking about how Americans have strayed so far from real food, and now 70 percent are... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2016 at Moving Strongly Forward
Colson and I have a lot going on at my blog over at Kids Living Longer and Colson has been YouTubing away with cooking videos and educational videos, so check it out. You can also follow along with us on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at Moving Strongly Forward
Image
I have turned my family’s health recovery journey, which I started blogging about in 2008, into a three-plus hour multi-media eLearning program at Kids Living Longer. The strategies, resources, successes, failures, medical research and lessons learned are in one easily... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2016 at Moving Strongly Forward
I am blown away by getting older. I feel better and better. Seriously. I will start with my latest physical accomplishment because it is so damn cool. On my 49th birthday, which was less than a week ago, I completed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at Moving Strongly Forward
Image
Said Colson in his sleep in the middle of the night. My dreams and waking thoughts were about happiness too. Why? Last night a wonderful friend invited us to her house to meet two amazing women, Linda and Paula, who... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Moving Strongly Forward
Since it is that time of year, it is time for this post: Sugar Season - The Bitter Truth. With every bite you eat you determine how you will live. Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at Moving Strongly Forward
Image
I was dumbfounded. Ryan was recruited to make a cake for an American Heart Association fundraiser at his place of employment, which is involved in health care. Really? A sugar-laden, fake food, death bomb cake to raise money for heart... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2014 at Moving Strongly Forward
I have blogged over and over about the awfulness of sugar. It kills. But I still indulge every now and then. I truly eat incredibly little of it, but in the last month I had two doses with disastrous Hot... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at Moving Strongly Forward
Image
I know too many people with chronic Lyme Disease (also known by the CDC as Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome). They are beyond miserable, their insurance doesn’t cover their multi-year treatment, and finding docs who treat is about impossible and involves... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Moving Strongly Forward
Image
I set a goal almost three years ago to complete 50 military push-ups, but injuries and sleep deprivation got in my way. Sleep seems to be forever dogging me (23 years!), but now I am finally getting on top of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Moving Strongly Forward
Image
My friend Shannon has written the “Scared Straight” for gluten and autoimmune disease. As always, thank you, Shannon, for all of your hard work to help people understand the importance of their food choices. The next time you walk into... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2014 at Moving Strongly Forward
Image
After my last post, FOMO, Digital Dementia and Our Dangerous Experiment, a couple of folks sent me some more alarming examples of the dangerous digital experiment, with the article below being the most outstanding. I am incredulous regarding this article... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2014 at Moving Strongly Forward
Image
This article is powerful: FOMO, Digial Dementia and Our Dangerous Experiment. Once at the website, select either “Full Text” or “PDF” and read. If you have kids, be sure to read it with them. I don’t know what the future... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Moving Strongly Forward
Here are two things to check out. The first is a grain-free pizza that my guys have declared the best and saves us loads of money: http://thedomesticman.com/2012/12/13/cast-iron-skillet-grain-and-gluten-free-pizza/ Second is an article about sugar by Dr. Christine Northrup, which I tripped... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2014 at Moving Strongly Forward
I am finding that The Slight Edge and Hormesis paradigms are really helpful for me as I tackle sugar in 2014. I wasn’t out of control with it at the end of 2013, but it is time for me to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2014 at Moving Strongly Forward
Image
Recently someone requested information regarding why sugar is bad and I enthusiastically responded with some quick info from my blog. Since we are in the full swing of Sugar Season, I thought I would repost these entries in case you need extra motivation to not over consumer and trash your... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2014 at The Wellness Aggregator
Robb Wolf’s podcast with Dr. David Perlmutter MD, a neurologist and author of Grain Brain, is by far the best podcast I have heard. What makes it so great? Here is the short list: Dr. Perlmutter explains clearly that you can prevent degenerative diseases, with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s disease,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2014 at The Wellness Aggregator
Image
If you will recall, I have a pretty darn low testosterone level: Major Sleep Breakthrough – The Hormonal Component. I had some more hormone testing done, and my results are just as dismal: Testosterone: 12.7 (low end normal but my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2014 at Moving Strongly Forward
This health journey never ceases to surprise me, and I am pretty floored this time. I developed a weird cough in November. There was fluid in my esophagus (or maybe it was my trachea?) and I couldn’t expel it. It... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2014 at Moving Strongly Forward
Four years ago Ryan and I wrote the Sex, Health and Food post. It is worth reading for both men and women because so many couples are affected by female adrenal fatigue. Women need to understand that THEY ARE NOT... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2014 at Moving Strongly Forward
I am a big fan of Chris Kresser, Dr. Stephanie Seneff (see her work on Cholesterol Sulfate below and Glyphosate) and my doc. It is interesting how information converges. Earlier this year I heard a podcast by Chris (see Is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at Moving Strongly Forward
Image
Recently someone requested information regarding why sugar is bad and I enthusiastically responded with some quick info from my blog. Since we are in the full swing of Sugar Season, I thought I would repost these entries in case you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2013 at Moving Strongly Forward
This Saifun recipe is from my friend Gregg - one of his family's traditional recipes. Holy moly it is good! So good that I was not tired of it after eating it for four days. I wish it was a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Moving Strongly Forward
My friend Melissa turned me on to this replacement for the Girl Scout's samoa cookie, formerly one of my favorite cookies. I have been Samoa-less for at least 10 years (thanks to the birth of my son), and I hadn't... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Moving Strongly Forward
It has been almost two months since I last posted, and I am amazed that so many people are still reading. I have been focusing on getting better sleep and homeschooling my now fifth grader, which means that we are... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Moving Strongly Forward