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Sprains, Strains and Boy Mom Life



The full effects of boy mom life.  Back to school functions are a prime time for shenanigans.  Especially when you haven’t seen your friends for a bit.  And, well, someone is always going to get injured. It just seems to be inevitable.  We were the lucky recipients this time around.   It’s just the luck of the draw, as they say.  

So here we are on the couch, foot elevated, wrapped and iced.  Typical treatment.  What isn’t typical, although in my opinion should be, is that under that wrap, I gently rubbed Young Living’s Copaiba Essential Oil over the bruising and inflammation.

Copaiba is amazing as a helpful aid in inflammation reduction and to help ward off stiffness.  


Both major problems with a strained/sprained ankle. 

In our experience, since it’s not too major a strain, the wrap will be off tomorrow and he’ll be back on the karate mat within 48 hours.  

Copaiba is definitely a must for the first aid kit, and it’s a starter kit oil.  So you’re guaranteed to get it if you have a kit. 

I’ll be back soon!

Courtney 

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