Cindy Blye, BSN, RN, CCM, is a nurse, health writer, and journalist based in North Carolina. She is passionate about helping people live a healthier and more energetic life. Blye and her husband are on a quest to find the perfect mini-homestead, where they can garden, keep bees and chickens, and enjoy the outdoors with their three grown children. When Blye isn’t writing, you can find her gardening, cooking, hiking, biking, or reading. Or eating dark chocolate.