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7 Things I Used to Take for Granted

7 Things I Used to Take for Granted

When you have a chronic illness, your body puts you through a series of pain or discomfort, that often feels like betrayal. In my case, with Crohn’s Disease, I was couch-ridden for 2 solid weeks after being hospitalized (which for many people in my situation […]

How to Handle Crohn’s Disease in an Office

How to Handle Crohn’s Disease in an Office

My day-job is a full-time marketer for a corporate software company. It’s a great place, with amazing people. When I was hospitalized and then healing, they were so unbelievably supportive and understanding, which is hard to say for a lot of companies. My team surprised […]

How to be “The Paleo Friend”

How to be “The Paleo Friend”

When I first attempted the Whole 30 (a more intense version of Paleo) in early 2016, I made it clear to my friends and family that this was only a 30 day stint, and I’d be able to eat like normal when I was all […]

Why I Love the Whole 30

Why I Love the Whole 30

I see so many blog and Pinterest posts that talk all about “surviving” the Whole 30, or “getting through” it. For me, it’s never felt like something I had to endure. For me, it actually feels like the perfect level playing field that gives me […]