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Surviving {Waiting to thrive}

Sometimes we can hear about another person’s diagnosis and think that because their symtpoms are not ours that you could not possible have the same disease. I have multiple allergies to different foods and chemicals.  If I eat them I experience stroke symptoms, numbness, tingling, agitation, foggy brain, inability to speak properly….plus many more.  In the past year and a half that I have been off of gluten there have been a few times that I have accidentally had it. …

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Crazy Road To Health {Repost}

{original post May 19, 2010} It was eight years ago. I was three months pregnant with our second child. My mom was visiting and giving me a head rub…which she always does when she visits me (don’t you just love mamas). I was extremely tired and talking to both Kelly and my mom. I started to not talk correctly.  What I was thinking in my head was coming out as something else when I spoke. My left hand then went …

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Chocolate Chip Scones (yummy)

I do not bake a lot. I do not bake a lot because I don’t want to weigh 400 pounds. I do bake about once a week.  I really love making fresh gluten free breads and the occasional sweet treat. One of the regular treats baked around here are chocolate chip scones made from almond flour. My children gobble them up like crazy…also keep in mind that I don’t bake a lot:-) I truly believe my children’s palate has changed …

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Made From Scratch {Gluten Free Carrot Cake}

Like many Americans we have gone gluten free {at least two out of five}. The rest of the family has easily adjusted to our diet. I have been gluten free for the past 11 months.  Hard to believe how quickly that time has gone. You can eat gluten free and still eat very unhealthy. My health journey has led me to find gluten alternatives that have the most health benefit as possible. I am a huge fan of cooking with …