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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...