Category Archives: Household chemicals

Household chemicals

Where is the Mitoxic Mercury?

So since writing this post about Mercury and Mitochondrial toxicity. I have gotten quite a few comments saying, “but they took the Mercury OUT of the vaccines, so it is really not an issue”. Well yes, and no.. and mercury … Continue reading

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All About SOAP, the good the bad and the dirty!

So really, how much can there be to blog about SOAP. Yes, Soap! The stuff we use (hopefully) daily to clean our hands and our bodies? Well turns out there is waaay more to know about soap than I ever … Continue reading

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The Chemically Sensitive Chemist

Since I started this blog I have shared a lot of our experiences navigating the path of screening and diagnosis of metabolic disorders, specifically mitochondrial disease for our daughter~ Lady A. One part of the story that I have not … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2012

I love this time of year… making gifts that (hopefully) keep on giving throughout the coming year. As I have done in the past here (2011) and here (2010), I attempt to “make-over” a household item and give it to … Continue reading

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Walking the Autism Tight Rope

After a conversation with a friend at the gym this week, I realized that all my “AUTISM AWARE” posts (summarized below) I have been making lately on my facebook page (in honor of Autism Awareness Month of April) may have … Continue reading

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MITOXIC-Why Dry Cleaning may not be good for any of us, especially Mitochondrial Disease patients

A few weeks ago, I went to pick up some dry cleaning with lady A. This errand for us is a RARE one, because we just don’t dry clean much at our house. But since daddy had been on a … Continue reading

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Mitochondria: The canary in the coal mine

The story of the canary in the coal mine goes something like this: The classic example of animals serving as sentinels is the “canary in the coal mine“. Well into the 20th century, coal miners in the United Kingdom and the United States brought canaries into … Continue reading

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Top 10: What to do if you Suspect Your Child has FOOD Sensitivities or Allergies?

1.  See an allergist to rule out IgE allergies, this can be done by skin prick testing, RAST testing and patch testing. 2.  Keep a food Journal. Here are a few formats you can print out and fill in: Here, … Continue reading

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W is for Water

“It’s in the water”…. The popular expression goes, when a group of ladies in the same office, town, group, etc become pregnant. It’s only a joke… “As if” you could get pregnant (or get any other type of biological condition/situation … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2011

It’s Christmas time! Time for baby{food}steps yearly concoction! This year I tried my hand at making my own liquid soap. After nearly 2 years of buying the Whole Foods un-scented soap for my daughter I decided to try to refill … Continue reading

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