Big news in the Rogue Realm! I’ve made a significant addition to The Healing Project that I need to tell you about, something I hope will be a huge step forward. This may very well change my health in a big way. In June, I will be traveling to England to undergo fecal microbiota transplantation… Continue reading Crappy But Happy News!
I love sleep. It loves me. There’s mutual admiration going on here. #muah Unfortunately, it can be hard to come by for many of us. Life gets in the way, sleep is necessary for life, and then we’re quickly an exhausted mess and we wonder why. #askmehowiknow I’m the queen of the late-night second wind.… Continue reading 6 Things That Interrupt My Sleep (and how I’m fixin’ to fix them)
True, robust health starts with… sleep. You thought I was going to say food, didn’t you? #psych April is The Month of Sleep (cue fanfare) for my new project here. I’m excited. And kind of exhausted just thinking about it. I’m not sure why it seems like such a sacrifice to prioritize sleep. After all,… Continue reading The Healing Project, April: But First, Sleep
I suffer from a condition called the Internet Research Rabbit Hole (IRRH). It’s something that often pops up in conjunction with an autoimmune diagnosis, especially when mainstream medical treatment has failed to produce encouraging results. It presents initially as the realization that yes, DIET DOES MATTER, and goes quickly south from there. Common symptoms include:… Continue reading The Healing Project
If you haven’t checked out Part 1, Part 2, or Part 3, now’s your chance to go read my oversharing about my health history. Some posts have throwback pics. Yikes. I’m continuing on from the gluten-free years into the WTF-do-I-eat years. These are also the years when my tether to conventional medicine ever-so-slowly breaks loose.… Continue reading The Background Story: Part 4
This is the recipe that never dies. I invented the first iteration of it when on a very limited diet, during which I scraped together the ingredients I thought I could eat and tried making waffles. It worked. #huzzah So I tweaked and tweaked this recipe depending on my body’s changing preferences. After my waffle… Continue reading Gluten Free Pumpkin Sprouted Buckwheat Muffins
We continue the story after identifying autoimmune risk factors in Part 1 and talking about diagnosis in Part 2. Now on to Part 3, which could be called: This Isn’t as Simple as I Thought It Would Be. Coming out of my GI consult, I was actually excited to learn more about Celiac Disease. Just… Continue reading The Background Story: Part 3