• a work in progress

    new year, new…?

    At just over a week into the new year, I’m perhaps a little late on this post. I mean, it’s already January 9th. Haven’t most resolutions been abandoned by now? If that is, in fact, the case, I’m right on time. Towards the end of December when all the “What are your resolutions?” questions were in full force, I made the careful decision not to get too wrapped up in it. Strict goal-setting doesn’t usually serve me well. I end up so laser-focused on the intention that I’ll maintain the behavior at my own detriment just for the sake of saying I did it. When I do decide to make a…

  • a work in progress

    the halfway point

    I recently embarked on the Medical Medium liver rescue cleanse in an attempt to treat my autoimmune disease, food allergies, and a laundry list of symptoms. When I first reviewed the nine-day map of what I was supposed to eat, how much of it, and when, it all seemed simple enough. The protocol wasn’t completely foreign to me, I’m no stranger to food restrictions, and nine days is nothing. I realized Thanksgiving was the day after I was scheduled to complete my liver detoxification, decided it was meant to be, and went all out. For the first five and a half days I closely followed the eating schedule. I referenced the…

  • [still]moving favorites

    november favorites

    Sometimes I just need to take a break from the constant chronic illness talk. While it’s part of my daily life, that doesn’t necessarily mean that I want my symptoms to be the driving reason behind everything I do. Sure, I could spin anything in a way that related it to my medical issues, but is that something I really want to do? Nah. So, here’s what I’m into right now. Some of it relates to chronic illness, while others don’t. Enjoy! + Food deliveries from Daily Harvest : I was (very) hesitant at first, but I am so happy I signed up with Daily Harvest. Sure, I had to get…