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Are we plastic-free yet?

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So are we plastic-free yet? I’ll be honest - not yet! We started this journey a while ago with ditching the plastic  all the way back in March and we’re still working on it but it’s trickier than it seems. We’re still persevering and I’m pleased with how far we’ve come. So what have we done so far? Let’s review:
In the bathroom  We’ve replaced all our toothbrushes with either bamboo or recycled/recyclable plastic ones. It took a while to discover what we all liked and what worked for the whole family but we’ve now found what we all like. I’m still of the opinion that plastic feels the nicest but now we’ve found the recycled/recyclable ones at our local organic store. I’m quite pleased and trust in the longevity of the transition. Read my full review at bamboo and recycled plastic toothbrushesI’m still working on finding the right toothpaste that’s not plastic wrapped and hope to report back with success soon.

As for other bathroom products I’m pleased to say almost all plastic is now comp…

I would like....

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One day I would like to wake up feeling refreshed and ready for the day. One day I would like to wake up and not be in pain. I would like to not have to think of breakfast in terms of eating enough to take painkillers. I would like energy. Not for anything specific, just energy so I don’t feel like I’m walking through treacle. I would like to run, jump and dance about with my kids. I would like to hold down a job to relieve the financial pressure on my husband. I would like to eat a whole massive chocolate cake full of butter, wheat and sugar not have it tainted by worry of how I’ll feel tomorrow. I would like a caffeinated coffee just because I want one. I would like to be well enough to give my exhausted husband a day off. He’s exhausted because he picks up all the slack I leave in my wake. I’d like to look at my watch and not count the hours until my next painkiller. I would like to loose weight. I’d like to not have a swollen belly because of my illness. I’d like to not rely on antidepressant…