Fuel

An Attempt to Heal Through Food

An Attempt to Heal Through Food

Autoimmune Paleo Protocol – The AIP Diet Interstitial Cystitis -an autoimmune xxperience, I flare, pelvic floor tension, low back and hip pain – all engulf my body much more frequently than I’d like. Some days I am able to manage symptoms, but at other times […]

I Eat My Anxiety

I Eat My Anxiety

Avoidance. Dopamine. Pleasure amplified, and pain dulled, all with hand to mouth action. The step I take to procrastinate and feel good about doing so  is eating. Stuffing my face until I’m painfully stuffed. Filled and overflowing with food to the point where only sleep […]

Kombucha (Part 3) – The Process

Kombucha (Part 3) – The Process

How to make a continuous brew (1st and 2nd ferment) Part 3 MAKING KOMBUCHA What you need: 2 ½ gallon glass jugs & 2 ½ Gallon resealable bottles (glass is important, its your friend’s home!) 6 480 ml Glass jars or bottles, if they have […]

Kombucha (Part 2) – What is it?

Kombucha (Part 2) – What is it?

Part 2: The Product What is Kombucha? A fermented beverage containing beneficial bacteria in the form of yeast. According to SeedsOfHealth.com, “The first recorded use of kombucha comes from China in 221 BC during the Tsin Dynasty. It was known as “The Tea of Immortality”. […]

Kombucha (Part 1) – My Experience

Kombucha (Part 1) – My Experience

Part 1 You see it in grocery stores and gas stations, you hear it floating around as a healthy. It’s a fermented food option to help restore good gut microbes; it’s Kombucha. My experience with making my own Kombucha: I’ve spent the past year immersed […]

The Soy Free Life

The Soy Free Life

Are you feeling lethargic and bloated all of the time lately? Yeah, I’ve been there. I was there for a long time before K. Sullivan told me about the effects of soy and what it really does to our body. She suggested I cut it […]

Prep all the meals!

Prep all the meals!

Meal Prep. Two words we say all the time. Are you starting to shudder at these two buzz words? “Prep all the meals!” “If you meal prep you will be better prepared for the week/month/day.” Trust me when I say I am the queen of […]

Mandatory Sentence: Gluten Free

Mandatory Sentence: Gluten Free

(A Poem) I have been diagnosed a suspected celiacs. Suspected sounds peculiar but I refused To be subjected to being the subject of Further testing. My mother cannot imbibe, It makes me regurgitate the protein. I’ll choose To believe I’m positive in my diagnosis, purely […]