I'm Becca HwangBo - a wife, mom, teacher and "oily" girl! My hubby and I have 3 handsome boys who are the light of our lives. With 4 of us in the public school setting, it used to seem like we were always in the doctor's office. One year before I discovered essential oils, we actually suffered a 9 month stretch of illnesses during which (between the 5 of us) we never experienced more than 10 days in a row free of prescription medicines, fevers or sick doctor visits. I hit my lowest point not long after that when, at the age of 35, I came down with a case of shingles. This is a disease that typically attacks the elderly and/or those with chronically compromised immune systems. I fit neither of those categories, but had become susceptible due to stress. I had a friend who lovingly offered hope via essential oils, but I still wasn't on board with this hot new trend. 2 months after recovering from my illness, I began to see cold symptoms in my boys as fall quickly approached. Around that time I ran into my dear "oily" friend again - you know who you are! This time I was in panic mode and eager to learn from her to see whether essential oils would make a difference in our lives. I am overjoyed to report that, 19 mos. later, we have only had 3 sick doctor's visits between the 5 of us in our family! Essentials oils are not just a trend, they can become a way of life!
We are Christians, and I wholeheartedly embrace medical science as one of God's most gracious gifts to the human race at this point in time. However, after learning and living with essential oils, I believe that they were God's first gifts of health to us... that He gave us everything we needed in the Garden of Eden! I have had so much fun learning, playing with and experimenting with oils in our lives - they yield numerous physical, mental and emotional benefits. Remember, I'm a teacher - and a nerd, after all ;-) - so I look forward to sharing what I have learned and to helping you along on your own oily journey. Thank you for visiting my site, and please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you have. I may not know it all, but I know where to look :-)!