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Sleep Series Part 3: Sleep Cycle App Review

By melanieavalon / March 22, 2015

Confession: I willingly let something watch me every night while I sleep…which brings us to the next chapter in my Sleep Series! In Part I of this series, I discussed the various sleep stages. In Part II, I analyzed how light and color affect these stages. Now it’s time to look at a way you can actually […]


My Mucocele Experience (Or How Smiling Creates Happiness)

By melanieavalon / February 11, 2015

The bubblelicious dental days are over. I began questioning the sinister stigma of “the dentist” circa the age of 5. Viewed through uco y elementary eyes, a trip to the dentist seemed… well … quite pleasant. The reception room featured Disney movies and Highlights magazines, while the actual visit (typically a benign “cleaning”) involved comforting baby words and […]


Food Label Translation Guide

By melanieavalon / November 5, 2014

Oh food labels! These days, you can’t just simply go to the grocery store and pick up a slab of meat. (Don’t let’s be silly!) That would be waaayyy too easy. Instead, you must navigate a labely jungle of never-ending promises (Natural! Cage-free!), significantly varying price points, and questionable levels of quality. Indeed, the many labels in […]


Paleo Q&A

By melanieavalon / August 5, 2014

The Paleo world brims with grey areas, differing opinions, and questions. Here are my personal opinions on some common ones. As always, experiment and do what works for you! And if you’ve got a question not addressed here, post in the comments or Contact Me! PROTOCOL QUESTIONS (3) What Should My Macronutrient Ratio Be On A Paleo […]

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