A New Day


It has been a long time. The last time I blogged on a regular basis was a couple of years ago. I embarked upon a health journey I thought would take 6 weeks, then 6 months. It has now been a 3-year journey that is finally winding down.

In that time, I have learned even more about health, and used myself as a test subject along the way.

The blog now has a new look and feel and the content will be different, more informative. There will still be information on where to find the products for those who wish to do so (and I appreciate your continued support of this blog’s supporting websites), but it will be more in line with my goal of helping you achieve “better health, naturally.”

Thank you for embarking on this journey with me.  Let’s get there together.

Your Partner In Perfect Health,


It’s Mother’s Day 2013!


To all the mothers (grandmothers, godmothers, and aunties) of the world,
thank you
for all that you are and all that you do.

May you feel surrounded by the love, affection, and appreciation
of all those whose lives you improve daily.
Enjoy your day.

Happy Mother’s Day!


July Is National Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month


Juvenile Arthritis (JA) affects over 300,000 children a year under the age of 16.

The symptoms of juvenile arthritis are the same as adult arthritis, marked by painful joint movement, stiffness and overall inflammation throughout the body. At Youngevity®, we recommend your children use exercise, good nutrition and bone-supporting supplements to help them to create a healthy life.

On a personal note, one of the things I love about Youngevity is that health challenges are not mysterious to us. We approach everything from a nutritional standpoint: Give the body what it needs and watch it slowly (and sometimes swiftly, depending upon the person) begin to heal and repair itself.

There are few things more amazing than watching the body heal and repair itself from the inside out. If you or someone you love is suffering from arthritis, please direct them to this site and help them experience (for themselves) the joys of a body that has been consistently given the 90 essential nutrients (also known as “90 for Life“).

Recommended Products for Bone Health:

  • SupraLife Kids Toddy® | Item #: 81150
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  • Osteo-FX Plus™ | Item #: 13210
    [loaded with key nutrients to support healthy bones and joints, including Vitamin D3, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, MSM, glucosamine, and more!*]
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    [the ultimate way to get your daily dose of collagen, a main building block of
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    [provides temporary relief of minor aches and pains of muscles and joints.*]
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*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any diseases.
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Source: YOUNGEVITY® and SandraBiz.com

Youngevity Forms Marketing Alliance with Livinity


Deal Announced at Livinity’s Annual Convention, Held July 13-14 in Kansas City, MO

SAN DIEGO–Growing direct-selling conglomerate Youngevity® Essential Life Sciences (www.Youngevity.com) announces that it has entered into a sales and marketing alliance with Livinity, Inc. (www.Livinity.com), a Russell, Kansas-based direct seller of health and wellness products. The alliance will integrate Livinity’s established product line along with its 10,000 distributors and customers. Youngevity is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AL International (PINKSHEETS: JCOF) (www.alintjcof.com), a global marketer of lifestyle and nutritional products and gourmet fortified coffee.

Livinity is a direct-selling health and wellness company with a strong focus on pain management, stress relief and energy. Founded in 1996 by David Pitcock and Barb Pitcock, the company is dedicated to empowering its distributors and customers via a wide variety of personal care products as well as nutritional supplements. Livinity’s key product lines include Stress-ESE Plus, Livinity RELIEF Pain Gel & Capsules, and BlueREZ Healthy Energy Shots. As a result of the agreement, distributors and customers from both Livinity and Youngevity will have access to both of their products and services.

The agreement with Youngevity was announced at Livinity’s annual convention with over 500 attendees, “Livinity’s Leap to the Future,” held July 13-14 at the Holiday Inn KCI Airport Expo Center in Kansas City, Missouri. To make the announcement, Dr. Joel Wallach, co-founder of Youngevity, was joined on stage by company executives including Bill Andreoli, President; Dr. Dennis H. Harris, medical director of Livinity; and the Pitcocks.

“This agreement is the latest step in Youngevity’s long-term growth strategy of bringing superior health and wellness products to our distribution base,” commented Steve Wallach, CEO of AL International. “We are delighted that Livinity has agreed to join the Youngevity family, given the obvious synergies between our two companies. The Pitcocks share our vision for growth and will be a strong addition to our team with their impressive 15-year track record of building successful direct selling companies. We are confident that our synergies will drive growth and we look forward to expanding our distribution.”

“The range of Youngevity’s products and the strength of their distribution infrastructure is a natural complement to our product line,” commented David Pitcock, President and CEO of Livinity. “We are dedicated to maintaining a strong focus on leveraging the influence of our direct selling experience, while simultaneously enjoying the benefits of a partnership with Youngevity’s growing business.”

About Youngevity® Essential Life Sciences

Youngevity Essential Life Sciences (www.Youngevity.com), headquartered in San Diego, CA, is a nutrition and lifestyle-related services company dedicated to promoting vibrant health and flourishing economics. Founded in 1997 by Drs. Joel Wallach, DVM, ND, and Ma Lan, MD, as AL Global, Inc., the company adopted the name Youngevity in 2006. Youngevity is the only network marketing company to have a qualified FDA Health Claim. Dr. Wallach’s work has been published in more than 70 peer-reviewed and referenced scientific journals and books.

About AL International

AL International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: JCOF) (www.alintjcof.com) is a fast-growing, innovative, multi-dimensional company that offers a wide range of consumer products and services, primarily through person-to-person selling relationships that comprise a “network of networks.” The company also is a vertically integrated producer of the finest coffees for the commercial, retail and direct sales channels. AL International was formed after the merger of Youngevity Essential Life Sciences (www.Youngevity.com) and Javalution Coffee Company in the summer of 2011.

Safe Harbor Statement
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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


*NEW*: Introducing Our New Natural Mascara


It has been years in the making and now it’s finally here, Youngevity® Mineral Makeup Natural Mascara.

I had an opportunity to try this last March at our annual convention, and it is fabulous. It made my lashes look so long and luscious, and it was easy to remove. In fact, my current profile picture was taken just after my mineral makeup session.

The best part is, it does not contain any harsh chemicals, parabens, fibers, dyes, or synthetic preservatives. And for something that you use daily, so close to your eyes, that is what you really want in a mascara, right?! In addition to it being long lasting, smudge proof, and the other essentials. 🙂

I have already added this to my next order, and I cannot wait to start using it again. For those of you who know me, the only two makeup items I wear daily are mascara and lipstick (I currently wear Poppy™ Lipstick, Item #: 166062). Recently I saw a tweet from Star Jones saying that Celebrity Makeup Artist Sam Fine says these are the two things a girl always needs. So, apparently, I was right on point…who knew?!

(By the way, this is not an endorsement of our product by either of these individuals, it is a general makeup recommendation for looking fabulous when you walk out the door. I know you knew that, but…well…you know, crossing the t’s and dotting the i’s.)

Here is the list of Ingredients:

Distilled Water, Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax, Organic Cera Alba (Beeswax), Vegetable Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Sterate, Aloe Barbardensis (Aloe) Leaf Juice, Usnea Barbata (Lichen) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Arnica Cordifolia (Arnica) Extract, Panax Ginseng (Ginseng) Extract, Iron Oxides, Mica.

Once you’ve tried it, we would appreciate any and all feedback. Your input helps to make our products even better. And if you want to share your photos, I would be happy to post those here.

How to Order:

If you’re already a Preferred Customer, login here to order [Item# 165001]. To shop retail or to enroll as a Preferred Customer (for free) and save 30%, select your consultant and continue to his or her website.

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