Story of my autoimmune battles the last 6 months. Not giving up on this war!
AIP Day 68.3 GHEE! Oh ghee... When I smelled and tasted ghee for the first time, I was reminded of delicious popcorn lathered with butter... What is it? Ghee is basically butter that's been heated up to evaporate its water content. The proteins also separate from the fats and Ghee consists of the butter fats … Continue reading AIP Reintro 2: GHEE!
Day 50 of the elimination phase of the AIP! Since starting this diet, I've cooked almost every single lunch and packed it to school or wherever I had to go. It's not easy getting up at 5am to cook but I've definitely learned to be more efficient and make delicious packed meals fast! Here's an … Continue reading Simple Packed Lunch Strategy!
I once thought this was a miracle cure for my autoimmune problems. One jab and the pain in my joints would go away so fast that I'd forget about them in a few days! Sadly it's not. With each dose I'm starting to feel some unintended side effects like redness, swelling and itching that spreads … Continue reading HUMIRA: The Miracle That Wasn’t
Yesterday I hit the first 30 days on the Autoimmune Protocol (AIP)! 😁 It wasn't easy by any means and I have to say almost every single meal I had in those 30 days were prepared at home so I could know and control what went in them. And yes, I survived CNY too! Although … Continue reading A Simple Guide To The Paleo Autoimmune Protocol by Eileen Laird