Gluten Free In A Gluten Filled World

Gluten Free In A Gluten Filled World

Gluten free seems to have become such a popular diet trend lately, but it can really be a hard world to live in if you are avoiding gluten for your health. I have been gluten free for over 5 years now and somehow I still spend about 30% of my life glutened no matter how hard I try to avoid it. 

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What Happens When I Get Glutened?

What Happens When I Get Glutened?

Gluten is my nemesis. I feel like every time I eat, the world is a minefield and I am rolling the dice. I never know if I am going to lose a week of my life or feel good after I eat. People often ask me what happens when I get “glutened” and why does it happen so often, so here it is. 

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Stem Cells: Week 13

Stem Cells: Week 13

Week 13 was a bit up and down due to this relentless cold I had, but once it finally started to clear, I started feeling great again. I was really excited that my immune system was able to clear it on its own, which in the past was something that never happened.

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Stem Cells: Week 12

Stem Cells: Week 12

Week 12 was bittersweet. I traveled to Portland to visit my family for Thanksgiving and that was great. I also got to see my 92 year old grandmother during the holiday. It was nice to be able to do some traveling and reconnect with my family now that I am feeling better.  I am still allergic to Turkey so we made grass fed prime rib and it was amazing

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Chicken or Pasta? Air Travel On A Restricted Diet

Chicken or Pasta? Air Travel On A Restricted Diet

You are bound to hear the phrase chicken or pasta on a long international flight. Unfortunately eating the food provided on an airplane is not an option for anyone on a restricted diet. I am plagued with having Celiac Disease as well as over 60 food allergies. Eating even at home can be a challenge, much less a long international flight. 

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