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Get Healthy. Stay Healthy List for College Students from tooktake.

Get Healthy. Stay Healthy List for College Students from tooktake.

  As some of my friends get ready to send their kids off to their first year of college this fall they have been asking me for lists of what I sent my daughter off to college with. Specifically, what did I send in the way of a First Aid Kit.  This year my daughter is getting ready to go off to her second year of college and after hearing about the things that her and her friends used the most from her kit last year, I am inspired to revise and refresh her First Aid kit from last year....

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Why I don’t like pillboxes

Why I don’t like pillboxes

I don’t want to carry around a dusty old plastic pill box that makes people make sad puppy eyes at me when they see it. I didn’t want it on my kitchen counter, so when I wasn’t using it I put it in the cabinet. But the problem with that was that if I didn’t open the cabinet, I didn’t take my medication. 

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Have you always been into medication? It’s kinda weird.

Have you always been into medication? It’s kinda weird.

Nope. I have definitely not always been into vitamins or medication. Until I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2017.  Until then I was pretty sure that anything I had could be fixed with a lot of water and good night's sleep. If I really felt bad I took some Advil.  Don't get me wrong, I wasn’t avoiding medication to make a big stand against the pharmaceutical industry. It was more of a practical thing on my part.  It really started when I first lived on my own for the first time. I would go to the store and look...

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What does wellness look like to you?

What does wellness look like to you?

Recently I had someone ask me why I call tooktake a wellness product? That’s easy, it’s because I want to help you keep the commitment that you have made to yourself to do whatever you choose to do to get and stay well.  There are sooooo many different ways that people choose to take care of themselves and I am not an expert in any of them. So I am not going to recommend any one thing over another. But I will recommend using tooktake reminder labels if you feel like you need a little accountability partner on your journey. ...

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Fancy Magic Vitamins with Medication Labels

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Fancy Magic Vitamins with Medication Labels

Will these fancy and very pretty vitamins help keep me healthy any more than the ones in the brown bottle at the drugstore, maybe. They are ethically sourced which makes me happy, and I want to feel good about the companies I support. But the reality is that if I don’t take them everyday, they really aren’t going to do much at all. It’s about building a healthy habit. 

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