I can tell you truthfully that up until about two years ago I had absolutely no clue as to what a gluten free diet was. When my daughter learned she has Crohn’s disease, she told me that she needed to begin an elimination diet. We learned that wheat products were one of many things that caused problems for her. For the past few years I learned that gluten is a mixture of proteins found in all grains, and can cause a myriad of problems for people. Prolamines in particular...Read More »
If you’re anything like me, the idea of going to the market is as bad as having to sit in traffic for an hour. I have the pleasure of living in an average size community, but the market closest to my house is the smallest one in Roanoke. For a creative soul like me, that drives me insane. When you have put some thought and time into creating a plan for meals and for shopping, there is no comparison! I have used these eight tips for years as I shop, and the weeks I...Read More »
A poet and king once sang, “Our bodies are beautifully and wonderfully made, oh God”. One of the wonderful things that our bodies can do is heal itself. We do need intervention from time to time, but our bodies, when treated well, have the ability to heal itself. Often, all it takes is to listen to what our body is telling us, then responding to its needs, not what we think it needs. Like lab rats, Americans have been conditioned over the years to quickly...Read More »
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Robin Anderson, Rock Mount, VA
When we were first referred to Mrs. Cathy Dick at One Degree Forward, my first question was, “Is she a doctor?” If the answer had been yes I think I would have refused. Instead the answer was like a breath of fresh air.
Laurie Mrva, Daleville, VA
I hired Cathy to redesign my office space to enhance the functionality and create a space that I want to work in. Change in any form is never easy, but Cathy listens to your needs and makes recommendations in a gentle and supportive manner. Her focus is to understand how you need your space to function, so that the outcome is both aesthetically pleasing and feels natural based on how you personally process information. Thank you Cathy!