I have been spending a lot of time alone. I’m almost thinking I am going to lose my “extrovert card”. Since I was recovering from cancer, I have looked at being alone in a whole new way. I had a lot of time during the day. I have to admit, A TON of that time was spend on the computer researching, writing, reading, and learning to do new things, like build a website.
I enjoy spurts of creativity. I have tried new crafts, new activities, and learning how to cook. Today I tried another fun experiment! I made my own salt scrub. I have been researching how to make CBD infused products. I have a lot of chronic pain from cancer and celiac disease. While I have found some amazing salves and infused lotions at dispensaries, they are expensive! I cannot afford a $50 8oz bottle of lotion. I have never been one to follow recipes, so I usually just guess. This creates some major failures sometimes. I know nothing about chemistry. Luckily, this one was not among my failures. This was my process:
I melted pure CBD crystals and coconut oil on low heat. Then I added essential oils. Next, I added this:
I did not measure anything or have Pinterest give me directions. This is the amazing product that came out of it:
It’s not much too look at, but I tested it and my body is so relaxed.
One reason I am posting this is to share my fun project. I also want to remind you to pause, enjoy time alone, use your creativity, and create helpful, healing products that don’t cost a crazy amount of money.
This week the post is on the lighter side. Sometimes that is what I need to do for myself so I can continue to….