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CGM Series: Part 1 "My Transition"

Just last month I made the switch from my trusty Accu Check Nano to continuous glucose monitoring with the Dexcom G4 Platinum. While for years I’ve heard people rave about the system, I assumed it was: 1. 339 more words

Type 1


With Women’s Conference for my Church coming up the end of this week. One of my worst stressors is confrontation. Whether it be passive or aggressive it doesn’t matter. 461 more words


Squash Sauce

I have been on AIP for 29 days today… “Yeay!!!” But lets be real and face it… I am getting a bit bored.  Although my meals are tasty and usually exciting, I find myself craving more… I miss smothering my food with yummy sauces, having something to dip my veggies in or better yet a wonderful dressing for a delicious salad.   61 more words


Week One Meal Planning

October 1st is coming up quick! Only three days until I start this Autoimmune Protocol. I am feeling nervous, yet excited at the same time. I figured for a diet and adventure such as this one, planning is going to be the key to success. 176 more words


More than I can swallow

I keep thinking maybe I have bitten off more than I can chew…but how could that be? Maybe it’s a reasonable amount to bite, and a fair amount to safely chew, but the swallowing isn’t really working for me.   647 more words


Plotting Inflammation

In August I had the amazing opportunity to attend an arthritis bloggers event in Toronto called ARTHfully Living. It was a lovely occasion to meet other bloggers, and learn how they advocate and cope with the challenges of their own illness. 359 more words

The Old Lady In My Bones

Why Western Medicine Gets Autoimmune Illnesses All Incorrect

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