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The Reintroduction Process: Creating Your Baseline

We often gain awareness through a baseline comparison between now and next. ― Sharon Weil Today’s post is short and sweet. But, it is a very important step in your personal AIP experience, not least because of all the effort you have given to your elimination phase of the protocol. Today we discuss the importance of establishing Read More

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The Reintroduction Process: Balancing Life Style Factors

For those of us with an autoimmune disease, the profound effect that other factors have on our lives – such as work-life balance, stress management, relationships, our state of mind – all have on our health can often be more powerful than diet changes. Balancing Life Style Factors are essential to your overall health. Removing Read More

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The Reintroduction Process: Food and Mood Diary

“Please read my diary, look through my things and figure me out.” ― Kurt Cobain Have you been keeping a food and mood diary during the course of your elimination phase? If your answer was ‘no’ – this post is for you! A little background There are several factors which influence the make-up of your Read More

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Personal Responsibility: The Four Agreements + Giveaway

“Also, go inside and listen to your body, because your body will never lie to you. Your mind will play tricks, but the way you feel in your heart, in your guts, is the truth.” ― Miguel Ruiz, “The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom” Today I am sharing a very special and Read More

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Top tips for Winter Blues

Before I decided to call Chicago my home, I hated the dull winter mornings in England, going to work in the dark, coming home in the dark, being in a building working all day with little to no sunlight and when I officially chose Chicago as my home, my hate of winter amplified. In fact, Read More

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The GREAT Liver Pâté Round Up

Living the Autoimmune Protocol way for over 3 years now, has taught me lots. And lots and lots! Some of it has become second nature – I think my vegetable consumption has at least tripled. I’m religious about reading labels. I know exactly where my meat comes from (I even know the farmers who are responsible for Read More

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Unconscious Choices and What They Can Mean

If you are like me, it took a while for you to sum up the courage to reintroduce any foods after having found so much relief in the elimination phase of the Autoimmune Protocol.  I gingerly dipped my toe into the waters of re-introductions at 9-months. Oddly enough, as I moved to reintroduce foods carefully Read More

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The Importance of a Morning Ritual

      One of the very best things that I’ve developed thanks to my not-so-little-anymore AIP caper, is a morning ritual. It’s taken me some time. I’ve dabbled with a WHOLE lot of different things along the way, but I’ve hit upon what works for me. Well – I should qualify that with what Read More