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Hi, I’m Dr. Stacia Jung, and welcome to my blog!  Here, you’ll find stories about my island lifestyle and adventures. Enjoy! And be sure to join my online community and subscribe to my YouTube Channel.

Life, like all stories, has a beginning and an end. And so it was with Grassy. 🦗 A Tiny Stowaway Grassy wasn’t always a resident of my home. He first appeared as a baby grasshopper, no bigger than a thimble, living in my hydroponic basil garden. I’d never seen a grasshopper around my island house […]

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Wanderlust. Passion. Breath. Living La Dolce Vita! Mexico! That’s what I have to say about my recent surf and yoga ‘safari’ with  Las Olas Surf (https://lasolas.surf/), where the slogan is “we make girls out of women”! 🏄‍♀️ 😊 Ocean Dreams I have been following Las Olas Surf 🌊 for more than a decade. Seriously, I […]

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Self-care is survival. I remember reading this a few years back somewhere online, and the concept really stuck with me. I mean, if we don’t care for ourselves, who will? And how can we show up for others in our lives if we don’t have any extra energy to share?  In this day and age […]

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Ziplines have never been on the top of my ‘to do’ list. For starters, I’m terrified of heights (you will never catch me skydiving) and roller coaster rides have left me woozy and unable to stand up straight for hours.  The idea of strapping myself into a chair attached to a wire suspended hundreds of […]

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You Might Believe If You Didn’t Know Better. Misconceptions about veterinarians are common, and many people don’t understand what they do. Now add that to running a veterinary practice on an island, and the misconceptions grow. This article dispels five of the most common misconceptions about veterinarians who live on islands. Island Vets Treat Exotic […]

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catano waterfront

Over the course of the past year, I have literally fallen in love with the seaside town of Cataño (kah-TAH-no), Puerto Rico. It’s been an interesting love affair, between Cataño and me, especially given the fact that until recently (due to the pandemic) I was more than likely one of the very few tourists visiting […]

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