I recently came down with the flu, and it reminded me of how ungracefully I can respond to sickness, even after years of dealing with chronic illness. Yes, I’ve gotten waaaaay better at accepting that being sick means doing less and resting more. But when I paid attention to my thoughts, I saw that I was still blaming myself for being sick and I caught myself feeling in turns frustrated, disappointed and guilty because of my symptoms.
Ultimately in order to heal I had to forgive myself for needing to heal in the first place. Continue reading “How To Forgive Yourself For Getting Sick (& Why You Need To)”
This recipe is: Paleo + AIP (Autoimmune Protocol) + vegan + low carb/ketogenic
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To celebrate the release of The Global Paleo AIP Kitchen cookbook I’m sharing one of it’s 120 recipes: Peppermint Hot Chocolate by Kate Jay of Healing Family Eats. This rich and decadent hot chocolate alternative is a delicious way to warm up, and it also soothes digestion! Continue reading “French Peppermint Hot “Chocolate””
It’s been about a year since my last podcast conversation with Kami Lingren of LivingGraceBlog. At that point I was just beginning to return to “normal” after first achieving remission from Lyme disease. In my new interview I open up about the ongoing surprises & challenges of transitioning from living with chronic illness to experiencing a New Wellness. Continue reading “Self-Care Should Not Be Static: Shaping Self-Care for Where You’re At”