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Things AIP Has Improved For Me

Migraines Acne Fatigue and endurance Pain in feet and legs every morning Pain in previously injured joints Gas and bloating Chronic constipation Diarrhea Chronic low BP including orthostatic hypotension Neck pain Congestion Itchy eyes at bedtime Anxiety Heart palpitations Brain … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Distraction

This post and a break from Instagram (I’m not on Facebook), got me thinking more about distractions. I see the evidence that constant distraction is creating children who can’t face boredom with creativity and problem solving (see my post about being tv free), and … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: I’m Not Starving

It has been nearly a year since I started working toward the Autoimmine Protocol (I have Celiac disease and undiagnosed chronic pain and fatigue). It was a hard transition despite having been gluten free for 10 years and dairy free for 8 … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Connections

I’m one of those extroverts who can make friends with someone in a few minutes. Be it a pleasant interaction with a cashier or deeper conversation with a person at a bus stop, I crave connection and love hearing someone … Continue reading

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Preschool

My personal view of current preschool options is not positive. I don’t think that preschool is necessary and beneficial for kids, especially when it is structured and not play based. I understand that for families with parent/s working outside the … Continue reading

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47 Months

My baby is almost 4! How did I make it this far as a single mom? Four years ago, I was hanging out at home (my dad’s house) crocheting, waddling around in all weather, watching DVDs from thw library, and … Continue reading

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Awe

This morning, my baby found his toes! I’m sure he has done this before but it reminded me of all the pictures of little chubby babies with their toes in their mouths. Wallace never did that. I didn’t realize he … Continue reading

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