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
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.
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
“You eat so well!” “You crush it in the gym!” “You’re young and look so healthy though!” All comments that have been said to me — and yet, here I am, about to turn 27 and feeling like an 80 year old whose life has been ripped away from her far too soon with every… Read More I may just be the sickest healthy person you know…
SO. Here I am, 3 days after finishing my two-week round of Xifaxan, and I feel… the same. In fact, I might feel worse? Because along with not finding relief, that ROUGH round of antibiotics left me with some fun side effects: breakouts, weird rashes, swelling in my limbs, worsened joint pain… super fun times,… Read More #slayingSIBO // general update
..there are a few things I just HAVE to update you on. Some good things, and some “you’re never going to believe this” things.… Read More #slayingSIBO Update
It was an interesting thought: your body has been listening to your mind your entire life. Every negative thought, your body has heard and absorbed. Kind of eye-opening, right? I thought about all the negative thoughts I’ve had in my 26 years on earth – every self-diminishing thought, every “what if”, every “you’re not good enough”. Thinking about that, it’s no wonder the physical pain you can feel and damage you can experience as you walk through life.… Read More Talking to yourself – weird or necessary?