Visits to Jamaica and Mexico

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TravelIn my early and mid 20s, I had the privilege of going on a couple of missions trips to Jamaica and Mexico.  While I enjoyed visiting new countries, the trips took a little toll on me.  At the time, I thought nothing of it, but as I look back, I wonder if things I encountered on the trips added to my health problems. 

Jamaica Trip

Near the end of my trip to Jamaica, I had major stomach issues.  Stomach issues like I had never had before that, nor have ever had since.  I didn’t know how I was going to make it on the plane to return home.  Let’s just say, I had to be near a bathroom at all times!  Now a days, doctors say I have digestion issues.  Maybe after the Jamaica trip I should have checked into the possibility of a parasite, but I never did.

Mexico Trip

A couple of years after visiting Jamaica, I traveled to Mexico.  For a couple of the days while we were there, we traveled into the mountains about 4 hours from the main city.  We visited an orphanage.  I have never before nor since stayed in as bad of a place as this.  It was hard to believe the kids were living like this.  At the time, it was also hard to believe that we were going to spend a night with them.  The conditions were so horrendous that I can’t even begin to describe. 

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About Teresa

It was after overcoming personal health challenges resulting from toxins, stress and an unhealthy diet that my career changed from positions in corporate America to that of a fierce advocate for health-and-wellness. I am currently the owner of Living Natural Today, a Regional Marketing Director with Youngevity and radio show host on VoiceAmerica's Health & Wellness Channel. I share resources about organic food, healthy living and the detrimental impact toxins can have on the body – all in in an effort to encourage others to minimize toxins in today’s toxic world. Click here to download your free 18-page Resource Guide for Toxins.

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