Small Steps Make All the Difference

Prior to my diagnosis of Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, I had been attempting to eat healthier (more or less Paleo and/or Vegan, depending on my mood 😉). The difference now that I'm transitioning to the autoimmune protocol (AIP), is that I have to be much more investigative on what's in my food. The AIP says to cut … Continue reading Small Steps Make All the Difference

Just Some Quick Helpful Information

I cannot say enough how much I appreciate every person that has reached out to me in support, to offer help, or to just share my fears with me about my recent diagnosis. Thank you to everyone. In the short time that I've had to read over resources, I stumbled upon a couple that I … Continue reading Just Some Quick Helpful Information

Pan Seared Chicken Thighs and Balsamic Glazed Mushrooms, with Roasted Butternut Squash.

Y'all, I made that! I did. I made it all by myself! I struggled with trying to figure out how to cut the butternut squash into "2-inch wedges", so I just opted to cube them, but I made that meal. The whole thing. Even the mushrooms, and I hate mushrooms. My family loves them, but I … Continue reading Pan Seared Chicken Thighs and Balsamic Glazed Mushrooms, with Roasted Butternut Squash.

One Day.

Parenting is a balancing act. Not a juggling act, but a balancing act. Balancing requires finesse. Unlike juggling, which makes other think you're having fun, balancing requires a person to be poised and calm. There is a sense of regality with balancing. "Look how perfect I am, because my spine is straight and this book … Continue reading One Day.

Reinventing the Wheel, Otherwise Known as, “Let’s Go To Ikea! That sounds like a great idea!”

I'm a poet and I didn't know it. And Ikea was a terrible idea. I don't know if it's because the kids are out of school and have been for what seems like years and I just needed to get out of the house come hell or high water, or if I just get sucked … Continue reading Reinventing the Wheel, Otherwise Known as, “Let’s Go To Ikea! That sounds like a great idea!”