Seeking Healing – The paradigm shift from seeing health instead of sickness.

Seeking Healing – The paradigm shift from seeing health instead of sickness.

For some of us, it has been not months, years. Years turn into decades. Decades of just 'not feeling well' and 'feeling off...' with or without an official diagnosis. Some of the diagnoses that we carry around like lopsided suitcases get us laughed at in emergency rooms, in times where we need help most. We [...]

anti-inflammatory dinners: one-pot wonder meat, rice, and veggies

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Low-Histamine, Anti-Inflammatory, Gut-Healing.  Ingredients:  2 yellow squashes (chopped)2T extra-virgin organic olive oil1 LB ground turkey2 C rice4 C low sodium or unsalted chicken broth ** (Can also use bone broth).2 eggs (optional, I don't have a histamine issue with eggs but some people do)1/2 medium sweet onion (chopped)3T garlic salt (to taste)Pepper (to [...]

self-care in lyme disease – dealing with the anguish when medicine makes you worse

self-care in lyme disease – dealing with the anguish when medicine makes you worse

As someone who has had to deal with this (and the ramifications of this) upwards of 7 years now, I hope this is the least-read article on my blog. I am sorry you have to deal with this. I stand with you and I want you to know that it's okay to say "this absolutely [...]

the greatest guilt – escaping the shame and learning to let go

the greatest guilt – escaping the shame and learning to let go

If you've struggled with with eating disorders, anxiety, depression, or any other of the issues that run the mental gamut, we have felt the same way. "I relapsed....again. I've just been so stressed lately..." "Why can't I just cope better with things?" "I should be doing better than ...this." I find myself doing this all too [...]

the chemical breakdown – a look at histamine intolerance in the body

the chemical breakdown – a look at histamine intolerance in the body

All too often we begin to feel the effects of our diet, usually attributing it to other issues. Joint pain? Working too hard. Thyroid issues? Faulty thyroid, can't fix it... Stomach pains and gastritis? Stress or just an 'off' day. Exhaustion? The American dream... Accoreding to http://www.cureresearch.com, "the prevalence rate for people (struggling) with gastritis [...]