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Wednesday Weigh In

Okidoki. I am going to talk about a subject that has received a lot of attention lately – GLUTEN.

So what exactly is gluten?

Gluten is a mix of two proteins that are found in wheat, barley, rye and any hybrid mix between those three grains. 898 more words


Why Can't RA and Autoimmune Diseases Get the Same Attention as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge?

The Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS is all the rage right now. Hardly a day goes by that I don’t see a post on my personal Facebook page with someone pouring ice over his or her head and daring someone else to do it. 327 more words

Headcase - how ironic

It was August 15, 2014 and at nine am the sun was shining brightly through the windows of my home. Washington had been experiencing a unique heat wave that had everybody in a form of energetic bliss. 619 more words

Recipe: Raw Chocolate

6 tablespoons of cacao powder
6 tablespoons of coconut oil
4 tablespoons of maple syrup
2 tablespoons diced almonds or any other nuts or even museli or dried berries… 59 more words

Mold and autoimmune symptoms

Found this in the place I’m staying…. ummmm… that’s a LOT of mold!

My “extreme fatigue” set in right after I settled in here. By chance?? 122 more words


Why I think 'sick days' are different for the chronically ill.

I don’t know why I have these double standards. I don’t know why I can forgive others for things that I cannot tolerate in myself. Actually, I lie. 1,132 more words