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Investing in yourself

You may have seen this on social media but I’ve just been on the most wonderful & relaxing vacation! It was long overdue and very nearly didn’t happen, but for me, I know if I don’t take time to  take the foot of the gas, juggling all the veritable balls that a single working mum Read More

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Creating Boundaries for the Sake of Your Health

“Being able to say “No” is a necessary ingredient in a healthy lifestyle.” ― David W. Earle The further you dig into this health caper, the more you realise that it’s all about you… And, that can be counter-intuitive for most of us. It’s very likely we’ve grown up in an environment where we’ve been taught Read More

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The Reintroduction Process: Planning and Preparation

“In life, most short cuts end up taking longer than taking the longer route.” ― Suzy Kassem We have some bad news: There are no short cuts with the reintroduction process.  Just as planning and preparation increases your chances of success on the elimination phase of Autoimmune Protocol, the same is true of the reintroduction phase. 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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Reintroducing Foods on AIP

Knowing when to reintroduce foods on an elimination diet like The Autoimmune Protocol becomes a true conundrum for many of us, so please know upfront – up close and personally – that you are not alone.  Navigating the WHEN, WHY and HOW often takes a level of commitment and resolve that we simply can’t undertake having already made so 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