Category: Elimination diet

Keep On Grinding

Ever since I was a little girl, I was always a New York Mets fan.  I have so many memories going to Shea stadium and in 1986 (only 2 years old), I was there celebrating their World Series win! A New York Mets season…

Mental Toughness > Physical Strength

Physical Strength is defined as a state of health that allows a person to do daily tasks.  Physical strength is generated through muscles, the skeleton, tendons and ligaments all working together.  The amount of physical strength you have depends on how well they interact…

Day 50 – The RUNdown

Day 50. Roman Numeral L. The number of letters in “fifty” equals the sum of the digits in 50. 50 is also the sum of three square numbers: 3^2 + 4^2 + 5^2 = 9 + 16 + 25 = 50. Woohoo!  Hit 50…

Isn’t it Ironic?

“It’s like 10,000 spoons, when all you need is a knife.”  ~ Alanis Morissette Alanis might only have needed a knife in her song “Ironic”, but what I recently found out is that 10,000 spoons is a person with an autoimmune disease and chronic…

Confessions of an American RA Warrior

“Laughter remains one of the best tools I’ve had for dealing with RA, both physically and mentally.” Matt Iseman CONFESSION #1: The featured image is “FAKE NEWS.” CONFESSION #2: I secretly would love to be a co-host on American Ninja Warrior or definitely try…

#AdvocateForArthritis and #RacinForACure

WOW! After last post, I can’t get over all of you who commented, liked or sent me personal messages. I can’t thank you enough and express how much I appreciate the responses. I had people all across the United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom…

Knowledge + Action = POWER

Week 1 √ What a coincidence and yet perfect way to kick off my elimination diet with entering into March, which is Autoimmune Disease Awareness Month. I definitely want to share with you how the first week went, but want to give tribute to…

3 P’s: Planning, Prepping and Phase 1

Reason 1 + Reason 2 + Reason 3 = Elimination Diet.  I have committed and decided that I needed to try something different.  I knew I couldn’t just go on being in continuous daily pain with no medication.  I had to take matters into…

Why I chose to do the “Elimination Diet”

I can’t just pinpoint the why I am doing the elimination diet to one reason.  There are a culmination of reasons that play a factor into the why. REASON #1: I am surrounded by so many support systems; my husband, family, friends, co-workers.  All…