I haven't spent much time on posting anything lately because I've been spending my evenings reading / analyzing recipes and testing out possible dishes for Thanksgiving. It will be my first grain-free, dairy-free, soy-free, starch-free (SCD) Thanksgiving. Right now I'm obsessed with Elana's Pantry - so many great recipes. I can't cook fast enough!
The blood work is back and everything is "normal". (They did NOT do the test for celiac though, because I hadn't eaten gluten in a couple weeks and the test is expensive and it's not always accurate, and blah blah blah.) The doctor said they don't know what's wrong so they'll just call it IBS … Continue reading It's IBS
I went to the doctor today and I weigh less than 130 pounds for the first time in at least 10 years. And that was in clothes & shoes. I can't even remember the last time I was under 130. Even when I did P90 & P90X several years ago, I never got under 130. … Continue reading Under 130
I've been reading about the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. My "random & sudden" allergies to dairy, peanuts, & chocolate actually make sense inside this paradigm. SCD also explains why rice & quinoa hurt my tummy even tho they are gluten-free. Turns out the original diet cure for celiacs was GRAIN-free, not merely gluten-free. Hmmm. More to … Continue reading The Specific Carbohydrate Diet