sweetie

Mac, ma petite puce (my little flea), went to the vet for a recheck and got a B+. My final rabies shot was over a week ago so at this point I’d say we’re both “out of the woods.” Between the cat attack, my rabies vaccinations and Mac’s skin/ear problems, I’d like to avoid the…

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looks like rain

Still not feeling “well” though I can say I feel “better”. May is slipping away into June and my days are slipping by even faster than that. It’s our slow time at the day job, for which I am thankful because I’m not great at the moment and could just as well stayed home today.…

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relapse

After two accidental glutenings since Friday(last) it was not my best week. I’ve been having discomfort and mild depression. Each time this happens I get even more vigilant about what foods I’m consuming. The good thing about this is that I know there’s hope; I’ll feel better in time and I’ve not damaged myself too…

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weeks three and four Whole30

It’s day # 28 of my Whole30 adventure. My third and fourth weeks were “okay”. I did start to get a little “bored” with my lunches and dinners and I have been thinking A LOT about what the first “sweet” thing would be after day 30 (Mmmm, lemon bars). I decided it will just be…

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oh, hunny

Mini Whole30 update: Yesterday I decided that I would have a gluten-free birthday cake next month for my 38th. I searched online for local bakeries, thought about making it myself. It’s not a “huge deal”. I’m not having a party or anything. But I fixated on birthday cake(s) for a good hour, hour and a…

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week two Whole30

It’s day # 15 of my Whole30 adventure. My second week was “easier” than the first in some ways, harder in others. Prepping my food days in advance is becoming a habit (YAY). I’m a bit tired of broccoli and cauliflower (and carrots), though, so there will be NONE of that this week (thank goodness).…

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wild apple magazine

I’m not a fan of recipe hacks. You know, the ones. SUPER YUMMY (GLUTEN FREE) CUPCAKES. While I’m doing my Whole30 I cannot do grains of any kind so there are no cupcakes in my near or distant future. Since overhauling my diet, I haven’t been searching out substitutions for desserts or treats. What I…

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week one Whole30

Just  quick post to update my Whole30 progress. Not a lot to report except that I feel much better overall. My inflammation is subsiding, I sleep more comfortably and I have not had a reaction to anything I’ve eaten in the last seven days.  I’ve planned out another week of food and even prepped most…

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gimme a little sugar

Let’s exfoliate! It was a weekend of exfoliation in more ways than one. I was able to clean out 2 of my 5 closets. All my closets are “Monica Closets”, mind you. I can’t bear to part with anything much, I also cannot abide clutter… therefore… CLOSETS! It’s been a while since I set out…

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