The Chiropractor's WifeThis is a blog about my learning curve on functional medicine and natural health, plus some of the enlightening (and slightly strange) adventures I've had with my chiropractor. Enjoy! -Shannon
The Chiropractor and I have made many trips to Stone Mountain, Georgia together, but more frequently I’ve gone up and down the mountainside solo. A couple of years ago I decided I wanted to do some training for an upcoming trip, too.
Fermentation is a little bit of a mystery to me. I really like most fermented foods (as long as they’re not too spicy) but I don’t quite get the science behind it. And something about the “mother” or “scoby” in the drinks still kinda grosses me out. I’ve never had a burning desire to do my own fermenting.
My 7 year-old nephew Ben is a big fan of his Uncle Brandt. He has been ever since we moved to the area almost 3 years ago. He once told his mom that when he grows up he wants to “crack bones and drink spinach smoothies” like The Chiropractor.
If you never knew Dr. Ryan Adams–Dr. Brandt Adams’ brother–and aren’t aware of how Foundation Chiropractic began, you should know the story because there’s a compelling thread of brother-love that has kept this practice going
How I learned from the Chiropractor’s grandmother to make a powerful herbal tea to promote wellness The thought of making your own herbal tea from anything besides a premade tea bag was foreign to me until I met The Chiropractor.
I eventually let The Chiropractor start adjusting me. But then our relationship took a little hiatus that lasted a couple of years. During that period, I did see one chiropractor when I was really trying to get on top of my headaches (by this time I had insurance that kicked in a little).
Let's talk about kombucha. If you're already converted, you can scroll right past this. If you've tried it once and spewed it out and don't know how anyone can drink "that nasty stuff," keep reading. If nothing else, you can gain a little more understanding about...
When The Chiropractor (aka Brandt) and I started dating, my world turned a little upside down, in more than one way. At the time, he was in chiropractic school and very passionate about the things he was learning. He’d had his own long and difficult journey of...