Morning Routines – Tackling that Massive To-Do List & Getting a Great Start

Morning Routines – Tackling that Massive To-Do List & Getting a Great Start

Being stressed and overwhelmed is a hallmark of pride in our culture. Being pushed to the edge and constantly busy signifies importance and success. As mothers, students, employees, and family members, this is all normal and we must keep up in our life's rhythms. How can we tackle that mountainous to-do list? Better yet, how [...]

when you’re the triangle peg in a world full of square holes

when you’re the triangle peg in a world full of square holes

Lately, I've been feeling lonely! I'll just come out and say it. It's no secret that I've been having the hardest time in my 8 years of chronic illness, ever. Everything is coming to a head and it is overwhelming and all I have to hold on to is the firm hope that this is me leaning [...]

it’s not that bad

it’s not that bad

Hello!Over these past few months I have been taking a break from blogging and posting for several different reasons - not the least of which is being insanely busy and trying to juggle the new normal of school, working, and a baby.Besides the obvious, I've been purposeful about stepping down from the writing because I [...]

italian-style meatballs // gluten-free, dairy free, low-histamine

italian-style meatballs // gluten-free, dairy free, low-histamine

These meatballs have become a staple in our home - especially on gluten free pasta night! Even if you have no diet restrictions, these are delicious and so easy to throw together after work. INGREDIENTS 1 lb. ground turkey (yields 8-9 big balls or 12-14 smaller balls) (easily doubled) 6 basil leaves or 1.5T dried [...]

the tragic loss of self that comes from chronic illness – and how to be an overcomer

the tragic loss of self that comes from chronic illness – and how to be an overcomer

Struggling with any form of disease, especially for an extended period of time, can severely undermine your understanding of yourself and even your comprehension of your sanity. After countless white rooms and specialist opinions and side effect upon side effect from your long list of medications, there's little care or attention given to your mental [...]

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 [...]