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Archeology of A Mysterious Illness

I entered ‘the mysterious illness club’ in the spring of 2016, four months before Donald Trump became the Republican nominee and eight months before he became our next president. You might be wondering what this has to do with the archeology of a mysterious illness and believe me, it was many, many months before I […]

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From Raw Food Vegan to Paleo and Back!

Have you missed me? I haven’t written in a while. Mostly, for over a year actually, I have been immersed in a tenacious search for healing. A perfect storm of events led to a complete breakdown of my immune system which led to a seemingly endless search for ANSWERS. Of course, I began with ‘the […]

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Can’t Go Back

Thank you, Mr. Trump. I know right? If you’ve been following me on social media you’ve seen a side of me that has never before emerged in my writing. For the first time ever I brought politics into my “social” sphere. I remember the first day I spoke up in someone’s Facebook thread knowing my […]

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Anatomy of a Meatball

My food life has been a little challenging of late. I mentioned my perfect storm a couple weeks ago and all that I was learning about radical self care in the process of healing. Yes, me – the self care queen – still learning. My radical self care journey began in earnest the day I […]

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The Perfect Storm

I wanted this to be one of those cases where you walk into the doctor’s office after doing “the work” (meaning all your nutritional and holistic protocols) and she says, “Wow, I don’t know what you’re doing to heal but whatever it is, keep up the good work. Your blood work looks amazing!” It wasn’t. […]

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What’s She Reading? (summer ’16)

I’m calling this the summer of self care. Deeply delicious and oh-so-necessary self care. Aside from the moving meditation that comprises most of my kitchen adventures, one of my favorite self care practices is crawling into bed with pages that turn. My bookshelves often reflect the landscape of my life. This summer I found myself […]

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Unconditional Love

I dreamed of you last night, a visit from the other side of the veil. It was decades ago. You were standing in a pew smiling at your nephew as he said his vows holding the hands 
of his beloved. I was sitting on the other side 
of the church eyes riveted on you. It […]

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Many Mothers

“Hey, I thought about you yesterday. You like recipes don’t you?” “I do!” “Well, I’ve got one for you. Noni Puffs. (Like Sfinge.) Here, write it down. You got a pencil?” I feel myself grinning as I listen to this voice from my past. Aunt Dee. My mother’s brother’s wife, one of the many women […]

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