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Strawberry Mojito Kombucha (Paleo, AIP)

Kombucha has been on my bucket list to attempt for years, but I was always too intimidated by the process to actually go for it. Finally, I was pushed headfirst into the process and had to stop avoiding it when … Continue reading

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Herbed Chicken Burgers (Paleo, AIP, Whole30)

I first made these burgers 2 years ago when I was visiting my best friend Heather in Washington D.C. We knew we wanted to grill but weren’t sure just what, so we walked around the grocery store until inspiration struck … Continue reading

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Broccoli Cheese Soup (Paleo, AIP)

Part of being on the autoimmune protocol involves assessing whether you are reacting to any foods on the protocol itself. Because your diet is already quite limited, it’s often not too difficult to realize what may be causing problems for … Continue reading

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Dear Mom, You Don’t Have to Hide the Pills Anymore

A year ago this month, my psychiatric provider asked me whether I was experiencing thoughts of suicide, and I said yes. In the months prior, I had been diagnosed with PTSD for the trauma I had experienced regarding health and … Continue reading

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Baked Sweet Potatoes with Slow Cooker Carnitas and Lazy Guacamole (Paleo, AIP, Whole30)

It can be difficult to maintain a social life while on the autoimmune protocol. My friend Kelsi started a conversation on her Instagram post last night that reflected one of the major struggles many of us face who are on … Continue reading

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Fighting for Your Life Physically vs. Fighting Mentally/Emotionally

It just so happens that fighting for your life physically and fighting for your life mentally and emotionally are completely different. Continue reading

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To the Person Who Didn’t Believe in Me

I’m going to be honest. This post is a difficult one for me. It is something I have wanted to share for quite a while, but I allowed myself time to develop the courage to share this. It’s extremely personal … Continue reading

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