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SIBO test results & Detox Soup recipe

Welp, the test results for SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) came back negative. This came as big shock to both, my Functional doc and myself. I have most of the hallmark symptoms of it. I’m conflicted about the… Read More

Sesamoiditis Update

****Edited to add another tip as of 1/27/17**** ****Edited again to add video link as of 2/7/17**** Sesamoiditis…ahhhhhhh it’s like a nagging wife that won’t just go away. Todays post is a follow up to the most popular… Read More

Acupuncture for Gastroparesis

I want to share a little more about my health – what’s going on right now and some things I am doing to feel better until we get the SIBO test results. Before we get into it, you… Read More

My experience with the SIBO breath test (spoiler alert: it was not fun)

As much as I try to remain positive, there are times when I simply can’t. Today was one of them. And that’s okay because I get another shot tomorrow. But let’s back up to yesterday. The test required… Read More

SIBO Breath Test prep

After being given a list of medical conditions, along with minimal treatment options (5-6 small low fat, low fiber meals, Miralax & Bentyl) I turned to Functional Medicine. Contrary to what Western medicine tells me, I think there… Read More

Tips for dining out with food allergies

I have never really been a fan of eating out. I think mostly because I was sick most of the time, knowing it had something to do with food, but not having a clue as to what the… Read More

Bovine aka Beef allergy

For years I’d feel perfectly fine before a meal, but before I was finished eating, I’d start to feel sick to my stomach. Say we had one of my favorite meals, spaghetti. I’d go through all of the… Read More

Happy New Year 2017 & my one goal

Happy New Year!!  I was so ready to kick 2016 to the curb and welcome a fresh, clean start. It was a tough year…Mike had carpal tunnel surgery on both wrists at the same time in February. We… Read More

My GI story, part II

You may read part I here. September 2016 – October 2016 In September I started to feel unwell, lots of brain fog off and on. Going to work & daily life were increasingly stressful because some days I… Read More

My GI story, part I

My whole life, or at least for as long as I can remember, I have had gut issues. I was that kid who had a stomachache every day and everyone thought I was making it up or didn’t… Read More