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Foods I Can and Can’t Eat

Some of you guys have asked what foods I can or can't eat. This is sort of a reference post that I'm creating for those who are curious or who may have health issues similar to mine. I will probably link here from time to time, and I plan to update these lists as my diet …

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What It’s Like Having a Migraine

Ever had a migraine? Do you know a migraine sufferer? A migraine is not just a common or severe headache. It is that, but much more. A migraine with aura means a migraine accompanied by sensory disturbances or odd perceptions or sensitivities to various stimuli. An aura is something that can show up for people …

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Magnesium Deficiency – Approximately 80% of Americans

Causes and symptoms of magnesium deficiency.

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Control and Blame

Recently, a friend of mine was very good to remind me that several matters about which I was concerned were/are beyond my control, an observation for which I am grateful. I've been realizing lately just how many of my fears center around matters I can't control. If this is the case, then why do I …

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Things I’m Thankful For

So far, this month has been kinda rough. But it's also been sprinkled generously throughout with beauty, encouragement, and hope.

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Depression and Suicide

In the season of taxes and overcast skies, life can already feel bleak enough. But often, our battles with depression are not rooted solely (if at all) in finances or gloomy weather. Although they may play a role in aggravating depression, such concerns can present as mild or practically nonexistent annoyances when juxtaposed with the …

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Crackers – Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Egg-Free, Corn-Free, Soy-Free

Hey guys! Thought I'd share today a recipe that works with my limited diet and actually (IMHO) tastes pretty good too! The other day, my baking adventures finally generated a product that I really wanted to repeat and replicate! So today, I worked on recreating and testing the recipe. It went against all my inner …

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Sweeteners: Trash and Treasure

Because you're a treasure, and only treasure belongs inside you. ❤

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Hidden Gluten

Some favorite hiding spots for the gluey protein.