• a work in progress,  [still]moving favorites

    food allergies x new orleans

    Usually, I can see the question coming. “Wait, you live in New Orleans and don’t eat gluten, dairy, or refined-sugar? How do you find anything to eat in this city?” The answer, honestly, is pretty boring. But this is the topic of my post, and a question that comes up a lot, so I’m going to spice it up the best I can. (Y’all, was the pun in that last sentence the best-worst or WHAT? The icing on the cake. I can’t be stopped. The world of food puns is irresistible!) First, locals don’t eat like tourists. At least not always. I don’t want to imagine how terribly I’d feel…

  • [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…

  • eastern medicine,  [still]moving favorites

    today’s faves

    We are all works in progress and constantly evolving. What helps us today may not do the same tomorrow, but here is what I’m into right now. Some promote healing, some are good for life, and some may only be of use to me. Either way, I hope you find something that’s helpful! DAO Labs Chinese herbs: Last week at acupuncture I complained about some symptoms that had disappeared for a while and recently returned. My acupuncturist asked me if I was still taking my herbal supplements, and I had to confess that I wasn’t. She encouraged me to start back up again, and once I did things quickly stabilized.…