The Great ‘Grain Free’ Debate – Pt. 1

If you follow my blog, you know that I’ve spent the last 3+ years gluten-free.  For most people, that’s a big step to take in changing one’s diet.  Recently, I’ve begun toying with the idea of going another step and removing ALL grains.  Crazy?  Not completely.  I know many people who live without any form […]

Gluten-free isn’t a great Weight-loss Idea

Going gluten-free isn’t a great weight-loss plan.  The reason I say this is because the Wall Street Journal published an article yesterday entitled “Giving Up Gluten to Lose Weight?  Not So Fast.” which my mom kindly saved for me.  On one hand, I am always happy to see articles like this intended to remind people […]

What happened to your face?

Oh, I don’t know, probably gluten.  Maybe it was the dairy and possibly even the eggs….of the vanilla creme doughnut I ate yesterday.  Upon waking, I found the skin on my cheeks to be inflamed with rough and reddish patches of what looks like some sort of rash.  ” Great”, I thought. ” I have […]

Inflammation Hocus Pocus

Sometimes chores we’d rather not bother with turn into something of a blessing.  For me this happened the other day as I was correcting settings on my calendar.  I forgot that for over a year, I logged my workouts and weight.  The weight is what got my attention because I began looking at the period […]