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Allergic to everything?! Part 2

Well, I cut out everything on the list and feel 100 times better! Eggs had a large score on the sensitivity test, and during Whole30 I was eating several for breakfast every day. Its amazing how much food can affect us.After 2 months without several of my favorite foods, I have been given the ok […]

June 20, 2015

Food, UC, UC Story, Ulcerative Colitis, Whole30

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I’m Allergic to…EVERYTHING?!

I finally got fed up with not knowing what was making me sick toward the end of my Whole30. I’d been saying I was going to go to a wholistic doctor for years, but “the time was never right”, you know? So I did it, I broke down and found someone reasonably priced in my […]

April 25, 2015

AIP, Food, UC, UC Story, Ulcerative Colitis, Whole30

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Whole30 Journey: The After

Well, I’ve still been avoiding eggs and nuts and things are starting to feel better. I’m still not sure exactly what caused my UC demon upset, but I’m at least going to wait to try eggs and nuts until my insides are back to 100%. Which also means I’ve been avoiding drinking. Result: all my […]

February 20, 2015

UC Story, Ulcerative Colitis, Whole30

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Whole 30 Journey: Day 31 – ‘Secret Margaritas’

Yesterday marked day 30 of my first Whole30. I was in an overall grumpy mood all day due to this feminine things that keeps happening (seriously, is once a month necessary????). Regardless, it was still day 30. We planned a Whole30 dinner, and afterwards I took my friend to drop off her rental car. On […]

February 11, 2015

Day 30, Day 31, Whole30

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Whole30 Journey: Day 28 – ‘Give Me Cheese’

Well, following the AIP seems to be helping. I’ll admit I had some tomatoes, but nothing bad happened. I have a feeling it was the nuts, or maybe none of those foods and its that the digestive enzymes are helping. Guess we’ll find out eventually.Point is I feel so much better. Awesome things that have […]

February 9, 2015

Day 28, Whole30

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Whole30 Journey: Day 24 – ‘Paleo Corner’

Since Monday’s hell, I’ve been feeling way better. Things in my torso region are less grumbly and unpleasant, and my energy levels are through the roof. Eventually I suppose I’m going to have to reintroduce eggs, nuts, etc and figure out what the issue was exactly, but for now forget eggs and nuts. Cutting them […]

February 4, 2015

AIP, Day 24, flare, Ulcerative Colitis, Whole30

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Whole30 Journey: Day 22 – ‘Eggs and Nuts are the Devil’

You guys.  Remember all the weird stomach things that have been happening? Well, I think they are taking me down a dark road that I’ve been down before. I think they’re steering me towards a flare up. This morning my stomach has felt terrible and despite being tired I woke up at 4:30a. UGH! I […]

February 2, 2015

AIP, Day 22, flare, Ulcerative Colitis, Whole30

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Whole30 Journey: Day 18 ‘Bacon Aqcuired’

This has by far been the best week yet. Other than a little boredom with my food options, I don’t crave foods I can’t eat (like, you know, sugar), my pants sure as hell fit better, my skin is clearer, and waking up is so much less terrible. I’m not sure I’m ready to claim […]

January 29, 2015

Bacon, Day 18, Whole30

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Whole30 Journey: Day 13 – ‘Swashbrowns’

Last night I was finally able to eat without wanting to throw up! #winning Seriously, it was even ground beef – taco salad. I’d say week three may be a good one.This morning I had a totally ‘original’ and brilliant idea! Ok, so it wasn’t original but it did occur to me without searching for […]

January 24, 2015

Day 13, Whole30

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Whole30 Journey: Day 11 – ‘The Decline’

Superhuman status update: I think I may actually be regressing. This week my stomach feels a little off, I’m sneezy, and tired. Even though I read the book and the articles and other people’s experiences and I should have known this was coming, somehow I suppose I assumed I was the exception. You know, “that […]

January 22, 2015

Day 11, running, Whole30

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