Hey friends! Well, as the Fresh Prince would say… my life has been flipped, turned upside down: I GOT A PUPPY. Yes, in the midst of this elimination diet, I welcomed home an adorable, angel, princess, demon child puppy 🙂 Her name is Harlee – an adorable yet hard-headed F1B Bernedoodle Merle pup – more… Read More Elimination Week 2 Update
My journey with chronic health issues seems unending, yet I have not reached the point of giving up. So, here I am again, trying another “diet”, this time, the elimination diet from Dr. Will Cole’s “Inflammation Spectrum”.… Read More An Elimination Diet Journey – yet another attempt to heal
Not sure why, but I had a certain urge to recalibrate & refocus myself for the rest of 2020. Maybe it has something to do with me needing a sense of control again, as 2020 stole that from us all, or maybe it has to do with the Full Moon tonight. Either way, I’ve been sitting in my twinkle-light-lit living room on this rainy, Chicago day, daydreaming of Fall as it quickly approaches, and reimagining what I want the rest of this year to look like.… Read More September 1 has got me feeling some type of way – Recalibrating for the rest of 2020.
As I continue to walk through 2020 wishing it would fly by, I’m just trying to take it one day at a time, which is about all we can do! I’m trying to regain my spark, even through my struggles, but also trying to be okay with being a little dim right now in this season of life.… Read More The funk that is 2020.
It would have been extremely easy for me to think that a kitchen reno was too big of an ask, so might as well not try. But babe, sometimes you just have to speak it into the universe, and make nice with the right people to make things happen. … Read More My Rental Kitchen Reno: Story Time, Before & Afters, and a Life Lesson
This year, I turned 28, and well, it’s different. It’s ALL different. Normal is gone. My expectations for my 28th year – slashed. My celebrations? Sweatpants, pizza and cake with my family because that’s literally about all I could do. … Read More I turned 28 and it’s… different.
And my internal response was something I’ve always thought could not be the correct answer because I must have a “brand”, and I must fit into a box, and I must display a label, but it rang out so clearly in my mind that I started to tear up because it felt so true and so igniting.… Read More Reflection, a revelation, and a new decade of growth.
Hey hey there! I think a lot of you started following this blog when I was updating it frequently regarding my health issues. Well, this space is going to start looking a little different! I’m still experiencing many of the health issues I originally posted about, but it seems like I may be back to… Read More Just a little health update:
Last time I visited my parents, I returned with an abundance of cherries, soon realizing that I would never be able eat the overflowing bowl before they went bad.
First instinct? Let’s bake!… Read More Cherry Chia Oat Bars!
I mean, is it really that surprising that I’m hitting you with yet more diagnoses? The #slayingSIBO saga began when, after two years of total digestive frustration, I want to a gastroenterologist and they made me blow into balloons and tested my breath and told me I have SIBO (you can check out all my… Read More #slayingSIBO or Something Else? UPDATE