Wednesday Word of the Day 5.31.17

Words are fun. I can sit and read the dictionary and be entertained for long periods of time. Anyone else, or is it just me? Today's Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Day is "tuile". Oxford's definition is, "A thin curved biscuit, typically made with almonds". Doesn't that sound delicious?! ... So I went poking around … Continue reading Wednesday Word of the Day 5.31.17


Whelp. It’s Day 0 Again.

A crazy windstorm swept through Michigan on Wednesday last week and knocked out power for close to 1 million electric customers. DTE (who services our electric) still has almost 100,000 without power. We spent 2 nights in our cold, cold house and decided to pack everyone up and drive to family 2 hours away for … Continue reading Whelp. It’s Day 0 Again.

Autoimmune Protocol Eat This Not That

The autoimmune protocol is a plan for those with autoimmune disease to heal the gut in order to kind of settle down the immune system and make the autoimmune attack less active. Dr. Sarah Ballantyne at has a book called The Paleo Approach that goes into the science behind why each food is good or … Continue reading Autoimmune Protocol Eat This Not That

What is the Autoimmune Protocol Diet?

So I've read quite a few personal stories of people who are successfully managing autoimmune disease with the help of the Autoimmune Protocol diet (AIP). AIP is an elimination/reintroduction plan to improve gut health (where somewhere around 80% of our immune system lies) and identify food sensitivities that are likely to contribute to symptoms associated … Continue reading What is the Autoimmune Protocol Diet?