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Reintroduction of Foods

So, I met with my nutritionist and functional medicine doctor a few days ago. It was a good visit that included results from a stool test, which confirmed that I have an overgrowth of bad bacteria and an underwhelming amount of good bacteria (yep, we need some in there) in my gut. 465 more words


Well, hello to anyone listening. Pretty sure there is no one out there…It’s ok..I’m not going to stop…

Thanksgiving is in less than 7 days. So much to be thankful for. 633 more words

A New Life Begins

I’m not quite sure where to start. I haven’t blogged in almost 3 years since I was living in Ecuador. I feel I need a place to vent however. 224 more words


Why Type 1 Diabetes Awareness is Important

Since November is Diabetes awareness month, I thought I’d share this video about why Type 1 Diabetes awareness matters. I’d love to hear your thoughts!


Coconut Carrot Soup

AIP Coconut Carrot  Soup with scallions and cashews

Serves 4

Time: 18 minutes



2 lbs carrots

1 bunch  celery

1 tbsp salt

1 tbsp pepper… 114 more words


Manic Medicos, Nitwit Nurses, and Fernando

Oh, and a van driver who looked kind of like Boromir from LOTR.  But wasn’t nearly as charming.

I finally went to my much-anticipated doctor visit in State College.  3,298 more words


Asian Orange Pan-Seared Scallops

Lunch today was awesomeness wrapped in deliciousness. The deglazing liquid (coconut oil, coconut aminos and freshly-squeezed orange juice) on the scallops was drink worthy. Next time we will make the recipe with fresh scallops–these had been frozen so they made water and did not sear.  34 more words