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…

42 and Feeling Like 84…

I've really been struggling for the past few months.  I wish I could blame it completely on poor nutrition, but honestly, some of these problems have been around for the past couple of years (I've just chosen to ignore them) and the sleep issue has been well-discussed here.  While the Whole30 and the Daniel Fast … Continue reading 42 and Feeling Like 84…