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The Healing Mindset – How To Mentally Heal From Your Diagnosis

Healing from an autoimmune disease isn’t just about taking steps to heal your body. It’s also about taking care of your mental health and changing your mindset. Our day to day lives take their toll and society isn’t structured to take our conditions into account. After two years of being full of anger, resentment, and…

Green Chicken Curry by Simmer and Sunshine

KEEP CALM AND CURRY ON. It’s Wednesday, and you can do it! After a long day with little desire to cook, I turn to you, Green Chicken Curry. Loaded with veg, protein, and healthy fats from the coconut milk, this meal can be done in 15-20 minutes. Serve up with cauli rice and boom you’re…

The Origin Story

  Twenty Percenter is born from humble beginnings. Picture it, Sicily, 1918. Yes, I started with a Golden Girls reference and I’m not sorry. But, in all seriousness I wanted to give some background on the death and rebirth that lead to this site’s conception. —Cut to the flashback.— I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Disease…

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J E S S I C A
writer | fitness enthusiast

Jessica Moreau is a wife and mother, freelance writer, and healthy lifestyle enthusiast. Jessica keeps her Hashimoto’s symptoms in check by making smart dietary choices (almost always … big believer in the 80/20 rule) and by making exercise a top priority. 

C A N D A C E
producer | cook

Candace Chan is a wife and a box turtle mom, and on a healing journey back to true health with a chronic illness and autoimmune-related diseases through real food, deep nutrition, movement, and connecting with others.  She finds joy in discovering and sharing ways to mend and regain your life through food and creativity with a “never quit” fascination to get to the root causes of disease. Follow Candace on Instagram @simmerandsunshine.

M O N I Q U E
designer | founder

Monique is a wife and a mother with Hashimoto’s Disease. She founded this site to create a a supportive community for people along their journey to wellness. She aims to use her diagnosis to be a catalyst of change for others in the world.

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JESSICA
writer | fitness enthusiast

Jessica Moreau is a wife and mother, freelance writer, and healthy lifestyle enthusiast. Jessica keeps her Hashimoto’s symptoms in check by making smart dietary choices (almost always … big believer in the 80/20 rule) and by making exercise a top priority.

CANDACE
freelance producer | cook

Candace Chan is a wife and a box turtle mom, and on a healing journey back to true health with a chronic illness and autoimmune-related diseases through real food, deep nutrition, movement, and connecting with others.  She finds joy in discovering and sharing ways to mend and regain your life through food and creativity with a “never quit” fascination to get to the root causes of disease. Follow Candace on Instagram @simmerandsunshine

MONIQUE
graphic designer | founder

Monique is a wife and a mother with Hashimoto’s Disease. She founded this site to create a a supportive community for people along their journey to wellness. She aims to use her diagnosis to be a catalyst of change for others in the world.

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