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Courage and Strength
Wednesday, May 10, 2017      3 comments

Happy 17th birthday to my niece! One of the strongest most courageous people I have ever met. Someone who has survived over 300 surgeries, including a heart transplant and two kidney transplants! A girl who was never supposed to defy the odds... Read more
Friday, April 28, 2017      3 comments

I went to the doctor yesterday and he was thrilled with my progress and so am I!! After years of being perscribed different medications, being shuffled to different doctors, with a number of different ailments, I think we finally found the fix ... Read more
Today is the day!
Thursday, April 27, 2017      0 comments

Thirty days has gone by and I am going back to the allergy doctor today! I will go over the results of the elimination diet to determine if I have food intolerances. And my guess is yes I do. The next few weeks I will continue the eliminati... Read more
10 Things Learned So Far
Saturday, April 22, 2017      3 comments

5 more days before I go back to the dr and I've already learned a great deal! This elimination diet to find intolerances has been full of lessons: 1. I really wasn't eating as good as I thought! And I was eating pretty darn good. 2. I do h... Read more
Vacation Photo Saved My Life
Tuesday, April 18, 2017      4 comments

Five years ago I went on my annual trip to visit family. I came home and looked through all of the wonderful times we had and I started to really look at myself. I just didn't remember ever looking so big and I didn't feel like it so I figured... Read more
Food Revolutions
Friday, April 14, 2017      3 comments

I grew up in the 80s and my mom fell hard for the fat free way of life. Everything in our house was fat free!! And I mean everything. Lots of veggies? Nothing more than average, but if it was fat free, you could indulge. As many know, this ... Read more
1 1/2 Weeks Done
Wednesday, April 12, 2017      4 comments

I am 3 weeks away from my follow up with the doctor. I'm so excited I have been able to keep this up! Once I get to the end, I will be on my way to re-introduction of food which will hopefully be eye opening into what/if anything has been cau... Read more
Week 1 Done!
Monday, April 10, 2017      4 comments

Week One is under my belt. Just 5 more to go! Has elimination of all gluten and dairy been difficult? A couple times but mostly only this weekend. There were 2 times I wanted to cheat but I know I can't since it's under dr order. I have onl... Read more
Elimination Diet -Day 4
Thursday, April 06, 2017      2 comments

When I quit drinking alcohol completely it was 9 months ago. They say you should start feeling amazing after a short time because you will get uninterrupted sleep and won't be so groggy. I did enjoy my nightly few glasses of wine so figured I'... Read more
Day One
Monday, April 03, 2017      3 comments

I've started my elimination diet. And lucky me my whole family joined today! Well at least in front of me....but I feel loved. We eat pretty healthy but its amazing how different things are once you are not snacking (only fruit snacks twice a... Read more
Elminination Diet - Food Intolerance
Monday, April 03, 2017      2 comments

Following the advice of my doctor, I am following a food elimination diet from now to the foreseeable future. I have several issues which leads him to believe I have an intolerance so here we go. I attempted this several years ago but was not ... Read more
Reality Check!
Wednesday, March 22, 2017      3 comments

It's amazing how quickly nothing else seems to matter when you have a health scare. Two weeks ago I was put on a different medication because the one I was on was not working so well. For a few days I noticed my tongue felt burnt but I hadn't ... Read more
Sweet Moments
Thursday, February 23, 2017      4 comments

Las night my husband and I just happened to be pulling in to the garage together. He asked me to come over and he left his car radio on and we slow danced right there in the garage. It's these little moments that take my breath away!... Read more
Girl Time!
Sunday, February 19, 2017      1 comments

I'm meeting a friend of mine for a movie this afternoon! I'm very excited to go because I don't spend enough time with my friends just having fun. So many of my friend just want to go out to eat or to the bars which I haven't been doing much. ... Read more
60 in February?!
Saturday, February 18, 2017      2 comments

How is it possible that we have been on a warm streak in February?! In the northern midwest this is unheard of and I am loving it!!! Time to get a little exercise outside while I can. I am sure snow will be back on the map before spring comes... Read more

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