autoimmunity 2 results
  • When AIP Breaks Your Heart

    Today is my daughter's birthday.  She's delightful and strong and ornery and every good thing that a 10 year old should be.  So, when she chose a national chain restaurant for her birthday dinner and I had to say "no, I can't eat anything there," or at her second choice either, AIP broke my heart. There are so many occasions when we find ourselves on this journey not being able to walk it with those who are close to us.  We want to join in on the celebrations, the camaraderie of going out ...
  • 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 ...