Tag Archives: health

Wellness Wednesday – Bloodwork

I’ve had so much bloodwork and other testing in the last month! Unfortunately, we’ve had no answers from any of it. I can tell you that I’m sick of needles at the moment, though. Allergy+ testing In late March, I … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Carb Diaries, part 1

A month ago, I discussed the changes I made to my diet in 2012 that led to eating yogurt for breakfast daily instead of cereal. This was part of an ongoing effort toward eating more whole/real foods, less processed food. … Continue reading

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March 2019 in Review

I really struggled this March. The beginning of the month was great, but around mid-month, my health problems reached a crisis point and my mental health took a nosedive. It’s difficult to keep your spirits up when you’re practically on … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Slump

I really didn’t plan to disappear from the blog this month. I hit the 14th – the day after my youngest’s birthday – and had another massive hive attack, even worse than in February. From there, my health just deteriorated. … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Yogurt and Histamine

Now this is interesting. I had an ah-ha moment last week on a night when I had a major acute hive reaction (the worse I’ve had since mid-January, with eight-inch long hives, oy…). I’m pretty sure this reaction is due … Continue reading

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February 2019 in Review

It’s my birthday today! I’m officially 40 years old, the age I’ve felt since I was something like twelve years old. Heh. Of course, I wish I didn’t wake up at 3:30 with major insomnia on my birthday, but hey. … Continue reading

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The Eating Instinct, by Virginia Sole-Smith

Subtitled: Food Culture, Body Image, and Guilt in America When the author’s first child stopped eating as an infant, she had to relearn everything she knew about food and hunger. In researching this, she moved into researching food culture in … Continue reading

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