Day 6: Brunch with a few Besties

Brunch with a few Besties Last weekend I had brunch with two of my best friends that have I’ve known for a long time, far longer than my diagnosis. In high school and since, they’ve always been understanding of my situation, however, I never really thought about how things looked from their perspective. Since we […]

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Day 2: IBD Explained.

This morning was SO typical – I woke up at 7a with a migraine. Yesterday was such a great day, I was so excited and inspired about this week and all of the things I had planned but instead my body said eh, I’m changing up the schedule. So I finally got out of bed […]

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Day 1: Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week Is Here!

What makes today special? It is Friday! It’s the first of the month (wake up, wake up, wake up), which also happens to be one of my favorite months! Cue Christmas themed everything.  Today is the official start of Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Week! It is off to a great start, with athletes like New Orleans Saints Linebacker […]

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Leaky Wut? Leaky Gut!

Leaky Gut I’ve read a variety of articles over the past year about ‘leaky gut’ and functional medicine, but it wasn’t until recently that I was pointed back to it by a good friend (and dietitian) who recommended a book to me that some of her patients have read called Prescription on Nutritional Healing. I […]

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Tortilla Soup

This week I haven’t been in the mood to write much, but I have been in the mood to cook! So, I am just going with my gut. Recently, I’ve been trying to break out of my workout dry spell, and while I haven’t been as consistent and disciplined as I was before, I did […]

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No Coffee, No Problem!

Happy Friday! I am sure you are just as ready for a few days away from the office as I am. This week has been a rough one health-wise for me due to some abdominal pains I am still sorting through. A couple weeks ago I decided that I needed to quit my love affair […]

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“No Care For You!”

Elaine has been a large part of my life for a few decades now, along with Jerry, Kramer and George. Having Seinfield always playing in the background gave me an appreciation for differing characters and the art of the one-liner. Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s roles since Seinfeld have been equally entertaining, as evidenced by her 6 Emmy’s […]

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Guest Post! Alexa aka Girl In Healing’s Recipe for Paleo Sausage & Veggie Bowls

Meet Alexa Federico! She is the informative voice behind Girl in Healing, a fellow Crohn’s Disease warrior, soon-to-be certified AIP coach, and inspiration to many. Alexa’s blog provides healthy recipes and lifestyle tips with a particular focus on the autoimmune disease community. I recently connected with Alexa and she has been nothing short of helpful, kind, […]

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