Allergy Detour

I visited an allergist last week to see if my digestive issues, red face, and itchiness were caused by a food allergy.  I had previously had allergy tests ~4 years ago, but I was not tested for any food allergies.  I only had one allergy back then, and that was to two different types of dust mites.  I … Continue reading Allergy Detour

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“Roma Diet”, Day 5

What a week.... Normal people don't decide to start a super-restrictive eating plan a couple of days before their birthday and then have all kinds of family things to deal with at the same time.  If there was ever a time some food and alcohol would have made a day better, it was yesterday, but … Continue reading “Roma Diet”, Day 5

The “Roma Diet”, Day 2

I am on my second day of the "Roma Diet" and so far so good.  I think this is going to be a hard road for me, as I generally do fine on the restrictive parts of food plans, but struggle on the reintroduction phase.  However, this eating plan is so much more restrictive than … Continue reading The “Roma Diet”, Day 2

Answers and Questions – Part 2

I saw the movie "Eating You Alive" last Tuesday after feeling pretty digestively terrible.  It dawned on me that I was most regular and my skin looked its best when I was on the Daniel Fast last year, so I was interested in learning more about how a Vegan diet would improve my health.  I … Continue reading Answers and Questions – Part 2

Answers and Questions – Part 1

The past three days have been interesting.  I have discovered a couple of useful things about myself and about other people from watching the movie "Eating You Alive" (I'll talk about this in Part 2 of this series), but I also have so many more questions to answer.  As always, my post will likely be … Continue reading Answers and Questions – Part 1

It’s Yoga Time…

I've continued to read more in my Iyengar yoga book and have recently talked to my physical therapist about poses that can treat a particular issue I am struggling with.  There's also a section in the book on that particular condition, as well as general stress.  I think it's time to make the practice of … Continue reading It’s Yoga Time…