WakeUp Health Blog

Learning To Calm Your Thoughts And Find Real Rest

By Ciely Ti Gray | February 28, 2021

Do you believe you get enough rest each night? Or are you like so many of us who are kept up by racing thoughts? There’s that saying, “no rest for the weary.” As I’m quickly approaching my 70th birthday, boy do I understand that more than ever! Building WakeUp Health has been all about waking people up to their healing opportunities. Let me tell you something, even though all of my thoughts are usually encompassing wellness and healing – sometimes, even that needs a rest. The reason being is that I often find myself up half the night. I’ll be…

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Organ Meat For Bone Health: Why It’s Worth Reprogramming Your Diet

By Ciely Ti Gray | February 8, 2021

Have you been diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis? It can be a hard thing to come to terms with.  It certainly was for me when I received my diagnosis at the age of 50.  Additionally, if you’re on the heels of another health crisis, it feels unfair when your bone deterioration is compounded due to medications. Doctors prescribe medicines to help us, and our programming leads us to believe what doctors tell us. For our entire lives, we have put faith in the medicines they tell us to put into our bodies. When we learn that those same medicines are…

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7 Bone Stressors You Need To Be Aware Of

By Ciely Ti Gray | January 22, 2021

Have you received a discouraging bone density diagnosis?  Or maybe you’ve been told that you’re years away from bone health issues, but want to preemptively avoid complications down the road?  Whatever your reason for reading up on bone health, I am happy you have found me. I’m excited for you to see other choices you can make to preserve and restore your bones. When I started my bone-strengthening journey, I was surprised by the number of things that were creating stress on my bones.  The good news, for you and me, is that I’ve already done the research. I’ve learned…

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7 Bone Stressors You Need To Be Aware Of

By Ciely Ti Gray | January 10, 2021

Have you received a discouraging bone density diagnosis?  Or maybe you’ve been told that you’re years away from bone health issues, but want to preemptively avoid complications down the road?  Whatever your reason for reading up on bone health, I am happy you have found me. I’m excited for you to see other choices you can make to preserve and restore your bones. When I started my bone-strengthening journey, I was surprised by the number of things that were creating stress on my bones.  The good news, for you and me, is that I’ve already done the research. I’ve learned…

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The Truths And Myths Around Bone Building Foods

By Ciely Ti Gray | December 9, 2020

If you’re like I was, you’ve probably always assumed that osteoporosis only happened to people in their 70s or older. Actually, many people aren’t aware that your bones stop growing around the age of 30. This is one of the common misconceptions surrounding bone health. But lucky for you, I’ve done the research. I have a science-backed approach to help you reverse or prevent a poor bone health diagnosis. This came about after my own osteopenia diagnosis (a slightly less severe version of osteoporosis). I wanted to avoid masking the problem with a prescription drug and get to the root…

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Overcome These 4 Common Excuses Not For Tackling Bone Health

By Ciely Ti Gray | October 22, 2020

You may be here because you’ve been diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis. The reason I started WakeUp Health is to support women who are starting their journey towards health – and specifically their bone health.  I know when I was first diagnosed with osteopenia, the fear I’d break a bone crippled me. Afraid to move and not knowing which of my normal activities put me at risk, I felt like my life came to a grinding halt.  As I researched, I also began to worry about the cost of prescription drugs and the harmful side effects. I wanted to find…

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