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Mourning Foods You Love(d)

Mourning Foods You Love(d) If you’ve read my story, you know that I’ve been gluten free for about 15 years.  I had developed severe abdominal pain and was visiting the restroom multiple times a day with horrible diarrhea.  I know, TMI, but if you’re dealing with autoimmunity, you must begin to understand that how your gut works, which involves poop, is critical to regaining your health. Since then I’ve removed even more foods to combat the various other autoimmune conditions in ...

The Connection Between Food and Autoimmunity

Food Matters Well, obviously.  Nothing like stating the obvious, right? But, if you have an autoimmune condition, it adds an extra measure of importance. I have Celiac disease (I HATE the word disease by the way).  So it was clear from the beginning of my autoimmune struggles that food was a critical piece of it.  My body was developing antibodies against itself, ruining my intestines as a result.  Enter a gluten free diet and I felt better. Until I felt worse again.  And ...

Memorial Day Survival Guide

We all have them, holidays that for one reason or another just don't work for us.  Whether it's awkward family get-togethers, expectations that we don't live up to, or that others don't live up to, for some reason it's a holiday that can bring those all to the fore. Officially it is meant for us to remember those who died serving our country.  My father and father-in-law are both veterans and I thank God each of them survived their war experiences and know that there are many ...