Tags » Autoimmune

I'm still in here

Received an email from my new neurologist at the Cleveland Clinic today regarding testing results. There is a “significant” issue with my sympathetic nervous system. I need more testing. 102 more words


Cheers to everyone who entered the Alternative Autoimmune Cookbook Give-away. You cracked me up with your Australian expressions, I’ve been flat out like a lizard drinking just reading them all! 131 more words


"I have Colitis and I can eat a salad" - REALLY NOW?

It’s been a few months since I heard this and every now-and-then it pops up in my mind.

Seeing how I was in prep/waiting for my second colonoscopy, I wasn’t going to pick an argument with this lady.  670 more words

Chronic Illness

Plantain Taco Shells

I love it when an experiment works out.

Recipe from: Fresh Tart.

Thanks to Chris Kresser for the inspiration. 118 more words

Swordfish Steaks Sauteed in the Skillet

Since I am rusty with firing up the charcoal grill and my effort to light the coals in the chimney was weak, I fell back to pan sauteing today’s lunchtime protein in coconut oil for two minutes each side then broiling for two minutes each side. 67 more words

Mouth care in SLE

There are various problems encountered by Lupies.  Some of which are:

  • Oral sores – usually painless
  • Corticosteroids may be used to control SLE flares.  Their side effects include dryness of the mouth, swelling of the gums, oral sores, yeast infections and bone loss (which eventually affects the movement of the jaw).
  • 193 more words
About A Wolf

Spruce Up Your Side Dishes

Most of us become stuck in a food rut, choosing to stick to the few basic recipes or meals we know: steak and potatoes, chicken and rice, or the simple “fridge scrap” stir fry. 488 more words