Success Stories

Kimmie's Tacos

Kimmie's Taco Recipe Revealed

Are you ready for me to share my secret recipe? Well, here it is. This recipe is simply too good not to share. In fact, we have even incorporated it into The AcuPlus Weight Loss Program™, where our patients not only lose 20+ pounds in six weeks–but t hey also get to indulge in tacos.


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Unique Opportunity: A Wellness Retreat with Dr. Kimberly

I'm thrilled to share an exciting opportunity with you, that's been in the works for awhile now. Patients, like you, have expressed a desire for deeper learning experiences beyond our treatment sessions. Well, after much thought and planning, I'm excited to announce that it's finally happening!

Introducing… "Nourish Your Body, Nourish Your Soul: A Wellness Journey with Dr. Kimberly"–a transformative retreat day hosted right in the comfort of my home along the scenic Boise River. 


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My FAVORITE Hamburger: Main Street Burger

Are you a proud Idaho "home grown potato"? If you're one of the lucky ones who call this beautiful state home, or if you've chosen to make it your home sweet home, then you're in for a treat.

At Meridian Family Acupuncture, we celebrate all things Idaho, from its breathtaking landscapes to its warm-hearted people. And today, I want to share with you a little slice of my personal Idaho heaven.

Let me introduce you to Main Street Burger – a local gem that holds a special place in my heart, and on my…


Weight Loss Blog

The Missing Link in Weight Loss: The Wisdom of Chinese Medicine

I’m a doctor. I’m also a menopausal woman. I gained 50 pounds in 5 years. I felt miserable.

For the last five years, I made the SAME resolution over and over again. It was always to lose weight. And guess what? Over and over again, I reached the end of the year–and FAILED.

My little five pound pudge turned into ten, then 20, then menopause, then a pandemic. Before I knew it I’d gained 50 pounds! The term “fat and happy” is a big FAT lie. 


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The Stomach Pathway: It's More Than Just Digestion

Let's talk about "The Stomach Pathway". From an acupuncture perspective, it's not just about digesting your latest meal. It's way more interesting than that. 

The Stomach Pathway is like a highway that runs through your body with 45 pit stops along the way. This pathway starts at your eyes, travels down your torso, and finishes up at your toes. Surprisingly, the actual stomach itself is only ONE stop along this journey. 


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Rainbow Nacho Boats: Too good not to share!

Here's a fun, delicious and EASY recipe that I recently shared with our Weight Loss Alumni group. This is a great recipe because....

➤ Anti-inflammatory
➤ Helps you keep your weight off
➤ Impressive appetizer
➤ Easy and DELICIOUS

If you are a foodie, the recipe is for you. Our weight loss patients love it!


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Jaw Pain: How to tell if your Acupuncture Pathways are out of Balance

All jaw pain is not created equal. Here's a peek into FIVE acupuncture pathways that go right through the jaw. How do you know which pathway is the problem? Take a look below. Each pathway has a unique set of symptoms which tell the story. Which of these pathways tell the story behind all the EXTRA symptoms that you experience.

NOTE: Most patients have blockages in multiple pathways. 


Bladder Pathway

The Bladder Pathway: It's the MVP When it Comes to Muscle Pain

An Overview of the Bladder Pathway:

Both the Kidney and the Bladder pathways support the brain, the nervous system, the bones and the spinal cord. This pathway is a major player with all muscular and neurological conditions. 

Common Bladder Pathway Symptoms Include: 

✔︎ Headache
✔︎ Neck Pain
✔︎ Back Pain
✔︎ Bladder Control
✔︎ Neurological Conditions


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The Power of Acupuncture in Managing Multiple Sclerosis

Did you know how powerful acupuncture is for MS patients? Scientists now recognize that "acupuncture significantly contributes to keeping MS patients in remission for longer durations and slowing down the progression of this complex condition" [1]. 

I have treated many, many MS patients through the years. Acupuncture has helped them to stay 10 steps ahead of this chronic, debilitating disease. Those who come in for regular acupuncture visits have been able to live a normal healthy life, without M…


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Breaking Free from Fibromyalgia: Marci's Journey to Healing with Acupuncture

Fibromyalgia... It's a difficult to treat chronic pain condition and MORE. 

Meet Marci, she's 58. Despite her youthful spirit, feels like she's 90-years-old. The daily battles with fibromyalgia have taken a toll, turning her life into a painful struggle where every inch of her body aches, and the pain feels insurmountable. 

➤Her life is a painful struggle—her entire body aches, and the pain seems insurmountable. Feeling stuck, unable to move forward, 
➤She longed for the simple pleasure of a good n…