What Your Friend With Chronic Illness Wishes You Knew.

Wow, we are just a few short days away from Christmas! Can you believe it? This year I’ve really been thinking about and working on peace. In our western culture, everything is so fast paced and rushed, particularly around the holiday season. I’m realizing that more and more, especially because I work in retail! I […]

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AIP Sweet and Savory Squash Boats

Let’s be real. Sometimes on AIP, things can get a little dull. It can become really easy to just find a few staple foods and eat them again and again, which can get totally boring! I tend to eat a lot of chicken and salad, but I was NOT feeling it today. I needed some […]

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“A Christmas Story.” The Detailed Account Of One Oregonian’s Christmas Tradition.

Christmas. The whole year has been slowly coming closer to this grand, much-anticipated moment. The malls, the people, and even the earth–all have done what they can to prepare themselves. One lady is particularly ready, she’s even been listening to Christmas music since October despite the judgment of her peers. She has planned out the […]

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Life Updates And Starting AIP

Hello readers, happy fall! Can you believe we are already a week into November? Time has been flying this year– I guess it really is true that the older you get the faster time goes, (and I’ve felt particularly old this year. Haha!) Well, it’s been a few months since I was diagnosed with Hashimotos. […]

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Finding Joy in Chronic Illness

Let me make one thing clear. My life with Hashimoto’s can bring about a lot of challenges and setbacks. That being said, I by no means think that I have it worse than everyone else. There are so many people who endure so much more than me every day, that have sicknesses that require them […]

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The Beat Of Life

  Life beats on like a bellowing drum… I can’t decide if it beats too slowly and methodically, or too quickly and sporadically. All I know is that it beats, beats, beats… And I, desperately, agonizingly, search for an escape from its overwhelming sound.   It seems as though when you want life to pick […]

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