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Stressy whiney trying to be positive blog
Thursday, May 08, 2014      4 comments

Warning: this is a pity party, but I appreciate anyone's support who can lend the time to read it. I really do. I don't have very much support in my life right now and I find great comfort knowing that I'm not the only one who deals with these s... Read more
A good day!
Wednesday, May 07, 2014      4 comments

I've not been getting enough sleep lately but I am going to try to fix that, starting tonight! Today I did a bunch of cooking and it made me feel really good to have some homemade food ~ I used homemade bone broth from the freezer to make a... Read more
Return to the awesomeness of Sparkpeople
Tuesday, May 06, 2014      4 comments

Thanks for the support on my last blog. My life is quite hectic, but I am making the decision to blog here once more. It really helps, it really does. I don't know what I will say, but I am going to blog a little something every day, just to get... Read more
Help!
Monday, May 05, 2014      8 comments

If anyone believes in prayer or sending positive energy, I would really, really appreciate it. I am on the edge and trying to get my life on track, trying to help someone dear to me who is ill, and having a very rough time mentally and emot... Read more
Week 3 Weigh In
Saturday, April 12, 2014      2 comments

Last week: 372.8 This week: 371.8 Loss: 1 lb I've been having a rough week, but I'm not giving up. I want to blog more later, but for now I wanted to celebrate the 1 lb :) Almost back into the 360's, and that will feel amazing. Goin... Read more
Week 1 Weigh In!
Friday, March 28, 2014      13 comments

Last week: 379.4 This week: 372.8 Loss of 6.6 lb! YAYYYYYYYYY Most of this is water weight/inflammation, and I think I still have some more to come off, so I'm hoping to be in the 360's again by next week. I'm going to work my ... Read more
A Fresh Start
Saturday, March 22, 2014      18 comments

Well here I am! It's been quite a bumpy ride. I've been going through one of the toughest periods of my life. I broke up with my fiance of 4 years, dealt with emotional abuse from him for 2 months while I waited for him to move out and find a ne... Read more
nightshade-free, gluten-free recipes
Saturday, November 02, 2013      9 comments

I've been sort of busy lately and not blogging a lot, but I'm still on track and cooking every day. Nightshade-free experiment is still going on, and I've been eating more fish, grass-fed meat, pastured eggs, lean poultry, and NO pork or fatt... Read more
Nightshade Vegetables
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      9 comments

Nightshades: After eating a bowl of chili over a baked potato the other day I realized that I didn't feel well at all. I had heard that people with fibromyalgia and/or arthritis are often afflicted by nightshade intolerance, and that avoidi... Read more
Food Prep :)
Saturday, October 19, 2013      5 comments

Today I made.. Paleo Gingersnaps: http://www.health-bent.c
om/treats/paleo-gingersnaps Steamed Salmon w/ Broccolini (used a spice rub and some maple syrup on the salmon, steamed both in my bamboo steamer, then served... Read more
Why I definitely can't eat dairy anymore (not just lactose)
Monday, October 14, 2013      12 comments

I am writing this blog so I can come back here and remember next time I'm tempted to eat dairy. Last night, after a day of particularly healthy eating, I had the SMA... Read more
Food Prep!!!
Sunday, October 13, 2013      9 comments

It's been a while since I did a full-on food prep. I'm still cooking sporadically, but I have been eating out a bit too much these past 2 weeks, so I'm re-focusing by cooking up a storm today. Lots of veggies, lots of flavor, lots of options, no... Read more
Food Combinations for Better Digestion...
Friday, September 27, 2013      9 comments

I have been having some digestive issues and bloating lately, despite not eating gluten or dairy, and watching my sodium... I've noticed that it happens after large meals, specifically after ones with a lot of ingredients. I can eat cruciferous ... Read more
The importance of Gratitude
Thursday, September 26, 2013      8 comments

Want to be happier? This is copied verbatim from George Takei's facebook page; I don't usually forward messages (in fact, I never do), but this one is totally worth it. Please take a look..... "Try this today: Close your eyes, and think of ... Read more
Weekend Food Prep!
Saturday, September 21, 2013      5 comments

This is my weekly gluten-and-dairy-free meal plan! Today I made.... -*Slow Cooker Beer Chili* http://www.food.com/reci
pe/beef-and-beer-chili-eas
y-crockpot-recipe-409240 (doubled recipe to freeze some for later, Use... Read more

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