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9 Travel Essentials for the Unseasoned Traveler

I used to think I was a somewhat seasoned traveler. Maybe not curry or cayenne, but a nice blend of sea salt, garlic, and some green herbs. When I decided to go to England for fecal microbiota transplant, I realized just how far removed I’d become from the jetset. I’d only flown once in the… Continue reading 9 Travel Essentials for the Unseasoned Traveler

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FMT Update #2: the second week and the aftermath

“How was your trip?” I didn’t think that would be a complicated question to answer, but I never know what to say. Good? Busy? Exhausting? Fun? Awkward? Stressful? Relaxing? Crappy? 💩 Any of those would be truthful. It’s taken me five days since arriving home to write an update because jet lag and FMT lag… Continue reading FMT Update #2: the second week and the aftermath

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The Healing Project, May: The Month of Prep and Planning

Want to know why I’ve been so quiet around these parts? THIS. Planning. Preparation. And, the kicker, doing it all on what feels like 30% brain function. Why does it feel like my brain is mush? Ironically, the very prep I’d like to tell you about. As you may have read here, I will be… Continue reading The Healing Project, May: The Month of Prep and Planning

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The Healing Project, April: But First, Sleep

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

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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