Letting yourself go. Imagine for a moment that there was no baggage attached to this phrase. What would the words themselves mean? Perhaps they would mean something very much like “Setting yourself free.” I used to want to be a lot of things I was not, am not, and never will be. I used to try… Continue reading In Praise of Letting Yourself Go
The idea of a following a particular diet always seemed stupid to me so I didn’t try them. This isn’t to say I’ve never been on diets. I have. But I always just did that practical plan that every Diet Skeptic knows, and that’s to eat less and move more. I’ve done that with and without calorie counting.… Continue reading Losing My Dietary Skepticism
All my life, I would have described myself as a person with an iron stomach. I could eat very spicy foods without consequence. I rarely felt bad after eating. No matter what I ate, I felt basically the same. When people would talk about what foods make them feel good or bad, I really had… Continue reading Farewell, Iron Stomach
Not surprisingly, to anyone who knows the depths of my desires to know everything, I have been reading and researching like mad about celiac disease since I was diagnosed 5 months ago. A side effect of this is that I now think everyone has it. I’m exaggerating, of course, I know not everyone has it.… Continue reading I See Celiac Disease Everywhere
I’ve been thinking about this blog and my Facebook page. I think pulling back from it all was one of the wisest moves I’ve made, because real life is not happening when I’m staring at my phone, it’s happening out there, in the world. With other people. Doing things. I sometimes think about deleting this… Continue reading What Do I Want to Say Now?
I am really surprised it has only been three months actually. I looked at the date of my last post about this to figure it out and I was shocked. It feels like a lot longer. This might be because a few weeks after I wrote the post about having celiac disease, which you can… Continue reading Three Months Gluten Free
For me, the end of the year is always a time to reflect on how things are going and what I would like to do differently. In addition to the New Year, my birthday is January 4, so it is a new age for me as well. In 2016, I will be 38. It makes… Continue reading New Year