Author Archives: forevertoujoursaloe

About forevertoujoursaloe

I am a wife, mom, daughter, sister, friend, english teacher, entrepreneur, volunteer active listener, and former genetic counselor living the expat life in Bordeaux, France. I'm trying to live a healthy, happy life through diet, exercise, self awareness, and self care. Wine helps and so does aloe (sometimes in the same glass!)

My first blog post of 2016 and why I waited 11 days to write it.

For those of us who are trying to create a business and use online marketing as a tool, one of the top 5 rules is to be consistent in your presence. Ie, to post regularly. Maintain your momentum. Well, we are 7 work days (11 days) into 2016 and this is my first post. Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Aloe

You may be reading this list and thinking, “Vitamins? Minerals? That’s pretty vague. Which ones specifically?” Sorry. When I tried to add them into the image, it just looked too busy. So, here you go… a separate image that lists the … Continue reading

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I’m saying ‘Yes’ to my final self-care challenge of 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, like many of you (are there many of you reading this?), I am beginning to plan for 2016. What will it look like? What are my goals? My resolutions? Should I even be making … Continue reading

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We all make mistakes. Here is one of mine.

To err is human. But then why do we feel so crappy when we make mistakes? Continue reading

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Blame it on the Brain

The purpose of this blog is in part, to talk about how I am trying to stay sane in a hectic world. Last week, I let my mini-figure help. This week, my family and I are in Rio de Janeiro … Continue reading

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Coconut Milk-Aloe No-Poo Shampoo

[RECIPE] Coconut milk and aloe, a great combination for your hair! Continue reading

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My Minifig Adventures – Episode 2: Self-care

While I was slaving away, my mini figure has been taking care of herself. Continue reading

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Why I’m not stressing about bacon

The World Health Organization this week released a statement on bacon and other processed meats. Spoiler Alert: they are carcinogenic. Social media went ablaze with people on both sides of the dietary spectrum weighing in on the report. You know who … Continue reading

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When the kids are away, mom can play

Last week I told you about finding joy in nature with my camera. This week, I took it one joyful step further.

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How going outside with a camera helped clear my inner fog.

I posted a photo album to my personal Facebook page a few weeks ago and it has had more likes and comments than almost anything else I have ever posted (save for a few pictures of my kids and some stories about … Continue reading

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