Exercise, health

Stretching Routine for Healing

This is a great stretching routine for any level. I've talked many times before about the importance of movement, but it can be hard when you have a chronic illness. Doing even some basic stretches daily can help aid in your healing. This is an easy, short routine you can do to get blood flow… Continue reading Stretching Routine for Healing

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All About SIBO

I get questions all the time about Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth aka SIBO. It's something I've personally dealt with... in depth. So, I decided to make a video about it addressing everything I know, research, personal experience, and answering common questions. Let me know if you have more questions!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCmewgJjVV4

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The Blessing and Curse of a Diagnosis

We all want to get the proper diagnosis right? When we are sick we want to know what is wrong. We want a concrete name so we can better comprehend what is happening. Even if it's just a broken bone- name it! Name it so I can understand it, so I can treat it. Right?… Continue reading The Blessing and Curse of a Diagnosis

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Day of Meds + Supplement Update

In todays video I'm sharing every pill, tincture, treatment I take/do in a day to raise awareness around how much we go through as those with chronic illness. Many of us are constantly taking something throughout the day and much if it has to be timed with each other and food. It's a full time… Continue reading Day of Meds + Supplement Update

Exercise, health

Shifting Exercise for Healing: Guest Post by Andrea Wool

I'm excited to bring you a guest post from a fellow autoimmune and chronic illness warrior and personal trainer, Andrea Wool! We've connected over social media after I listened to her episode on the Unbound Healing podcast. Today she shares a bit about her story and discusses how she shifted her exercise routine to HELP… Continue reading Shifting Exercise for Healing: Guest Post by Andrea Wool

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Health & Treatment Update March 2018

It's been awhile since I've updated you all about what is going on with my health and treatment and let me tell you, it's a lot! Below are all the details including: -Working with my immunologist and neurologist to try and get IVIG- all the testing (blood work, spinal tap, eeg) I have to do… Continue reading Health & Treatment Update March 2018

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Healing Beyond Diet, Part 1: Sydney’s Story

As many of you know and as I briefly shared in my last guest post, I've been raising awareness around the topic of "healing diets" and eating disorders. When I opened the door around this topic at the end of 2017, I got a lot of feedback. Many people wanted to collaborate and I realized… Continue reading Healing Beyond Diet, Part 1: Sydney’s Story

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3 Mindset Shifts to Make when Healing Diets are Triggering Old or New Disordered Eating habits, Thoughts & Fears (GUEST POST)

If you've been following me on Youtube or Instagram, you know I've been talking a lot about "healing diets" and eating disorders lately. I've noticed that for many, myself included, "healing diets" like AIP, low FODMAP, and even paleo (any "diet" with restriction) can be triggering in either bringing up past disordered eating issues or… Continue reading 3 Mindset Shifts to Make when Healing Diets are Triggering Old or New Disordered Eating habits, Thoughts & Fears (GUEST POST)

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My Favorite (Pre-Packaged) AIP Snacks & Treats

*This post may contain affiliate links. Learn more here. Yes, I'm sharing PRE-PACKAGED food ideas! Shocker? Sometimes we just don't have time to make EVERYTHING from scratch! It's not always feasible and we need easy, healthy on-the-go snacks. Or hey, we are just too tired and want someone else to make our food! I make… Continue reading My Favorite (Pre-Packaged) AIP Snacks & Treats

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There’s Comfort in Illness

I think most people are familiar with the idea that change is scary. Change happens where fear lies. And growth happens where change transpires. Have you ever thought that maybe you fear getting well because it's change? Because you are familiar with your illness, you know how it operates, you've become used to feeling ill,… Continue reading There’s Comfort in Illness