WakeUp Health Blog

Food Upgrades For Your Bones

By Ciely Ti Gray | October 15, 2021

Have you ever gone on a trip and found out you’ve been UPGRADED? Maybe it’s for a flight, car rental, or even your hotel room. Everything feels like a treat … better seats, better ride, better sleep. Well … that’s what your body feels like when you UPGRADE your food choices. Your bones will thank you for it. When you STOP feeding your bones ultra-processed food and START giving them food that’s flooded with benefits (more protein, vitamins, minerals, etc.), your body feels like it got an upgrade! Basically, it’s all about SWAPPING out things that block you from your…

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Too busy to take care of your bones?

By Ciely Ti Gray | October 8, 2021

I have a very short – but important! – message for you and your bones today. No time = no excuse! For some of you, it may be hard to hear but here it is: Feeling like you don’t have time to exercise is NOT an excuse to skip your workouts… Because workouts are THAT important for your bone health! Your workouts are literally the Fountain of Youth for your cells. (Even older “aging” cells.) Among all the other benefits of exercise, short & intense workouts actually can boost the mitochondria in your cells, which are tiny “powerhouses” that help…

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Why Muscle Matters for Bone Health?

By Ciely Ti Gray | October 4, 2021

7 Bone Reasons You Should Pay Attention to This… Here is some ACTION-packed information for you today – and it has to do with making sure your body is ready for an action-packed life with solid bones! And by action, I mean enjoying outdoor activities, having fun with family or friends, sports, adventures, and being able to EASILY go through your daily activities – without worrying if you are going to fall and with energy to spare! Having strong muscles pulling on your bones, makes each one of those things easier by improving your balance and overall confidence. PLUS having…

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A Better Bone Way to “Detox” or “Cleanse”

By Ciely Ti Gray | September 30, 2021

It’s Ciely, your bones coach and partner for getting your bones back. My Dexa scan just came back letting me know I have “NORMAL BONES” in all areas and better than normal bone in some areas. It does not get better than that! Everybody’s talking about doing “detoxes” and “cleanses” which can sometimes deplete bones if there are too many oxalates… but what does ‘detox’ really MEAN, anyway? And is it even a real thing? I want to flip the script on that idea as we dive a little deeper into “cleaning it up” this month. I had a big…

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​​5 Morning Bone Routine “Musts”

By Ciely Ti Gray | September 16, 2021

Did you have a great morning today? If you did, it probably wasn’t by accident. You either: Made the decision (even if you didn’t consciously do it!) when you woke up to have a GREAT morning. And/or … It was great by DEFAULT because you’ve created your own morning routine that set you up for a successful day! What you do in the morning for your bones can set the tone for the ENTIRE day. It’s kind of like the domino effect. And it’s not just the “day” that gets set up for success …. it actually creates the foundation…

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How to get your bone building body back “in the flow”

By Ciely Ti Gray | September 9, 2021

Have you ever gone through a time in your life when you felt “in the flow”? Wasn’t it GREAT? You had a TON of energy, your sleep was on track, you felt productive, and you were positive and optimistic. Not to get woo-woo … but you felt “in sync.” Chances are, one big reason was that your body was running in its natural rhythm – basically, following your body clock. And it turns out there’s nothing woo-woo about it. I have a quick and powerful tip to get back to that feeling if you’ve lost it. It will make a…

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Protect your Bones, Boost Energy & Cut Cravings

By Ciely Ti Gray | September 2, 2021

Protect your Bones, Boost Energy & Cut Cravings This blog has some tips to cut your cravings and boost your energy. It is all about cutting out sugar. But the truth is, you might feel a little lousy in the short-term when you stop eating added sugar (especially if you normally eat a lot of it). Sugar affects our body in so many ways, right down to the cellular level. It triggers your hormones, fires up your brain, and some experts say it even has addictive qualities. That’s because when it enters your bloodstream, your body releases “feel-good” hormones like…

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Sugar Alternatives For Stronger Bones

By Ciely Ti Gray | August 20, 2021

If you are given a choice to live your life to the absolute fullest or just continue to exist, what would you do? As someone who loves my active lifestyle, my answer continues to be living life to the fullest! But this is a choice I’ve had to make for myself, my health, my family, and my future. It is a commitment I wake up to every day. While it doesn’t always feel like work, it’s important to remind myself that I am taking the necessary steps for bone health. And guess what? I am proud of myself every day…

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4 Ways To Reverse Insulin Resistance

By Ciely Ti Gray | August 13, 2021

Are you still under the assumption that sugar only affects our waistlines? If so, you should know that there is far more at risk. Sugars and excess glucose causes the pancreas to release insulin into the bloodstream which can increase insulin resistance. Eventually, insulin resistance leads to chronic diseases and the depletion of bone density. As bone loss due to insulin resistance increases, it can be a sign of a decrease in your overall well-being. Rather than stand by the wayside, it is time to take practical steps towards health and healing. How To Reverse Insulin Resistance And Improve Bone…

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Teeth & Gums Are Indicators Of Overall Health

By Ciely Ti Gray | June 23, 2021

Let’s talk about teeth… I recently rewatched a video I made for my Facebook groups and realized my bottom teeth were doing most of the talking. I guess this is just one of those things that happen as we get older due to aging and drooping skin.  Although it’s been quite a journey, the teeth movement is a result of treating other health issues. Learn about how your teeth and gums are indicators of overall health.  Teeth & Gums Are Indicators Of Overall Health Starting from the beginning, this whole process began because my gums were quite inflamed. Gum inflammation…

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