Guest Post! Sadie Nagle, RD: Handling the Holidays with a Gluten Free Guest

Guest Post: Meet Sadie! She is on here today to talk about Celiac Disease, not only from a personal perspective, as her partner Ryan has a pretty serious diagnosis, but also as a registered dietitian who specializes in treatment for Celiac. I met Sadie and Ryan a few weeks after I met Alex and they […]

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Liebster Award Nomination

Tuesday, you are serving me well so far! Here are a few reasons why: I am now featured on Feedspot’s Top 100 Chronic Illness Blogs on the Planet! I am really excited to share this space with other like minded individuals working to raise awareness about chronic illness and their journeys. Keep up all the […]

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Thai-Inspired Chicken Lettuce Wraps 

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I know I’ve said I’m in a cooking mood lately and can ya blame me?! It’s just that time of year! It feels like there is about an hour of sunlight a day right now and after getting back from Charleston, we were thrown into windy, 40 degree weather, making […]

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Guest Post! Jess on Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Day

October is awareness month for a number of diseases and causes, however, today is a particularly important one to us. Jess and I share just about everything with each other, so it was natural for us to confide in each other our fears about dealing with pregnancy, and everything that accompanies it, while managing autoimmune […]

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Guest Post! Bridget Mullin’s Dia-versary

Meet Bridget! She’s a 26 year old treatment coordinator, Penn State alum, oldest of six, dog mom to Lincoln, and Type 1 Diabetic. Many people don’t realize that Type 1 Diabetes is actually one of the most common autoimmune diseases, affecting 1.25 million Americans. This particular disease can present itself anywhere between childhood to early […]

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Onto the Next (autoimmune disease that is): Handling Hypothyroidism

Hi everyone! Thanks again for reading The Peaks & The Valleys. My focus thus far has primarily been on my struggles with Crohn’s Disease, due to it’s bad behavior the past few months. However, Crohn’s Disease loves company! For me, that company came in the form of a thyroid problem. Hypothyroidism is one of a […]

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Happy World IBD Day!

  For some of you, World IBD Day was the first time you found out I had Crohn’s Disease. The minute I posted about it, I simultaneously felt: “oh no, delete that immediately” & “do not touch that post, you just spent your entire lunch hour pouring out your soul.” I am happy I kept […]

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