I am a spider. Oh, that’s a terrible analogy, but it works for this topic. Maybe I’ll come up with a better one by the time I finish this post. But anyway, this is the conversation that I had with my fiancée. He believes in his company. I do, too. I use most of the products, for goodness sake, and I LOVE them. I use the shampoo, the conditioner, the moisturizer, the vitamins, the protein, etc etc. And they are all fantastic. And I love that his company uses scientists and does a lot of testing to make sure the products work and recalls products that don’t meet the standards. I love that my eye doctor looked into the window of my body (eyes) and commented on how great they look. I love that my teeth are healthy with the non-fluoride toothpaste, despite that my insurance doesn’t cover my dentist visits (fingers crossed on that one). I love the boost my vitamins give me to get me through the day. I love that I notice the chemicals now in products that aren’t natural — at work and at others’ houses who disinfect in front of me — because the ones that I use are that chemically pure and awesome. I love that the protein from this company keeps me healthy on my now stricter vegetarian diet. And I know how the products have cured my grandmother’s health concerns, cured my nose-running (and that of my sister), and allowed my fiancée to recover faster from the winter sickness than me – the person who decided to just “tough it out.” It is a part of my life, and if you asked me, I would tell you about all of this.
But you have not asked me, and I am the spider. I wait. That sounds so awful. Maybe I am the wise woman who does not seek out? I wait to be approached? If you asked me for help — if you asked me for advice — I would be easier about this. I know what has worked for me. But I know that life is like mathematics. Like religion. Like God/the Goddess. There are many paths to the same end. To reach the goal. To find our way to better health. So, if you are finding your way – fantastic. I love you, and support you! And if you are lost, I know a way! It is not THE way, but it is a way, and it works for me.
May you be blessed in whatever way you choose, and if I can be of any service to you, that would give my life that much more meaning.