Sacrificing anything and everything to get my book proposal done, that’s how passionate I was about it. Though, I never realized how this promise, the stress and major sleep deprivation (consistently getting less than 5/6 hours) would impact my health. Sure, my daily dose of green juice and eating more of an alkaline diet kept the flu and even strep throat away when my sister, Amanda, came down with it. But my body couldn’t recover and it absolutely needed to.
Never mind, the warning signs to change something or to take a sick day: the irritability, not being able to think straight, and my heart racing on exhaustion overdrive that it had difficulty shifting down a few gears!
Yes, I survived, though the lack of sleep is nothing to be proud of. [Continue Reading...]