As some of you know, I recently graduated as a Holistic Nutritionist! After a (much needed) break, I have finally started working on building a business, hence not posting much these last few months.
Living Lovely Autoimmune has been such an amazing journey! When I started writing in 2014, I honestly never thought I would end up with such a following of awesome autoimmune warriors, or that I would get to hang out (virtually) with so many of my AIP heroes, OR that I would end up creating one the most beloved biscuit recipes of the AIP world 🙃 Needless to say, it’s been incredible!
As I grow into my role as a Holistic Nutritionist, I will continue to have a focus in autoimmunity, and will definitely use tools such as the AIP and Wahls, etc. in my practice. But I will also be providing so much more, so that I can help a wider range of you in your healing journeys.
The Living Lovely Blog will stay up and running for a while, and most of my recipes will be transferred over to the new site. I encourage you to save and print your favs!
I am beyond excited to share this new leg of my own journey with you, and I can’t wait to get started!
I’ve been keeping some pretty exciting news under my hat for months now, and I am so excited to finally be able to share it with all of you! Today is the official launch day of the newest AIP Community E-Cookbook: Freezer Cooking for the Paleo AIP! Read more
In today’s high-tech world of health and medicine, it’s becoming increasingly easy to fall through the cracks. With factors such as increased rates of chronic illness, higher costs, less funding, and less doctors per number of patients, you can become just a number. It can take months, or even years to be diagnosed, which is frustrating and debilitating. Do you struggle to get the medical help you need? Are you ready to take charge of your own health? No more need for Google searches or second-guessing – welcome to The Autoimmune Healing n=1 Workbook Kit! Read more
This week marks the 5th anniversary of my autoimmune diagnosis.
That fateful day that ended with me in a hospital bed, hooked up to various machines, awaiting the answers as to why I had been feeling so ill and so sad, so weak and so stressed for so many months. My diagnosis was Graves Disease, or autoimmune hyperthyroid; the same condition my Mom developed at the same age, and her grandmother developed also. Finally, I had some answers.
Getting more vegetables into my body has often seemed like a chore. Sometimes the thought of making another salad, chewing another salad, and trying to digest another salad is just too much – and so sometimes chocolate for dinner just happens (am I right?). Read more
The autoimmune community has recently lost a very dear friend and leader. Today, with very heavy hearts, the AIP blogging community is coming together to share the painful loss of one of our own, Martine Partridge of Eat Heal Thrive, and to celebrate the enormous impact of her life on each of us. Martine shared wonderfully witty posts and delicious recipes, all focused on health, happiness, and healing from a very real-life viewpoint. Her obituary can be found here. Read more
It’s here, it’s here!!! I’ve been working hard on building a more beautiful, concise and totally fresh website for Living Lovely Autoimmune – and it’s finally here! I hope you all love the new design, and (hopefully) easier navigation of the new site. So many thanks to my hubby, The Portable Geek, as I could never have done this without his help and mad geek skills! Read more
I recently realized that Living Lovely Autoimmune is gaining traction and turning into much more than some humble ramblings on my journey with an autoimmune disease. In light of this I should probably introduce myself properly, and fill you in on what it’s all about! Read more
The winter solstice is the shortest day and longest night of the year. Our ancestors have been celebrating this time, along with the midsummer solstice, most likely from the very beginning so there are many traditions to choose from. It seems that most of our current Christmas traditions stem from the solstice as it was already being celebrated just a few days before December 25th. Read more