Posts tagged IBD
Introducing the new IBD HealthLine App

Have you ever felt alone due to having IBD? Misunderstood? Secluded? Been there DONE that and trust me - it isn't fun. That’s why I am SO excited to announce the launch of the new IBD HealthLine App!!! A space created to create community for those of us living with IBD.

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Finding Specific Carbohydrate Diet Products on Thrive Market

When I first started the Specific Carbohydrate Diet I felt completely overwhelmed and lost. Sound familiar? I get it – the Specific Carbohydrate Diet can be HARD. But thankfully, Thrive Market makes it easier AND more affordable.

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What Is The Acceptance Story You're Telling Yourself?

Going through test after test after test and finally getting a diagnosis can feel like the biggest relief. Does anyone want to hear “oh hey so funny story you actually have a chronic illness that has no cure (yet)”? Hell no. But it sure as heck beats not knowing why you feel the way you do.

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Getting My Ulcerative Colitis Warrior Spirit Back: Health Update

I’ve been wanting to write a health-update post for you all for so long now, but I just couldn’t quite get in the right headspace to do so. Because, to be honest, up until now I was struggling. A lot. Physically, mentally, emotionally.

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5 Things To Never Say To Someone With IBD

With Crohn’s and colitis awareness week having been last week, my autoimmune disease was on my mind almost 24/7. Getting to connect with so many other IBD warriors and share their stories on my Instagram was so amazing and showed me how bada** dealing with IBD truly makes us.

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10 Tips For Holiday Gut Health

When you think of the holidays what pops into your mind? Family? Friends? Laughter? Food? Bingo! Let’s be real. Holidays are always filled with food and I think that’s one of the best parts! Good food shared with good company is truly the way to my heart. But we all know holiday gut health can be tricky.

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6 Tips For Navigating Social Settings With Gut Health Issues

If you’re anything like me, you just want to feel normal once in awhile. You want to be able to do the fun things everyone else does without overthinking and planning ahead. But guess what? The first step to overcoming gut-induced social anxiety (trust me, it’s a thing) is to stop wishing you didn’t have to plan ahead, overthink or re-check the menu 100 times and start accepting and embracing that you do.

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PALEO STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM BLISS BALLS

Bliss balls, energy balls, energy bites – whatever you want to call them – they are my JAM. They’re easy to make, super versatile and the perfect, healthy, on-the-go snack! And these strawberries and cream version? HEAVENLY.

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Health-Journey Update: Why My Autoimmune Disease Does Define Me

I realized it was time for a health update, because it’s been a hot second and, as always, my health journey is ebbing and flowing. As you know, when I got diagnosed with IBD this summer, the doctors first believed it was Crohn’s Disease…

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PALEO SALTED CARAMEL TAHINI COOKIE BARS

Where are all my tahini lovers at?! The reason I love tahini (especially Soom tahini) so much is because it’s SO versatile. Whether you’re team sweet or team savory you can work its yumminess into just about anything, even these tahini cookie bars.

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Good Fest Weekend Recap: Being Present and Making Relationships a Priority

Where do I even begin?! The Good Fest weekend was so, so beyond amazing; I can honestly say it was probably the best weekend of my life and for so many reasons. One being the fact that I was so present. Being present isn't my specialty ya'll, but this weekend it was.

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PALEO APPLE CINNAMON SCONES

You guys have been LOVING my lemon pomegranate scones, so I knew more flavors just had to be created. And, since I had been itching to bake with apples since reincorporating them into my diet, apple cinnamon scones won (and let me tell you, there was some tough competition).

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PALEO CAULIFLOWER RICE OATMEAL

This cauliflower rice oatmeal has been on REPEAT lately (if you follow me on Instagram, you know how true this is). I seriously can’t stop making this cozy cauliflower rice oatmeal bowl morning after morning. I tell myself to be more creative, but 9 times out of 10 I find myself reaching for the cauliflower rice. It’s just that good.

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Collagen 101: All of Your Whats, Whys and Hows Answered

This post is long overdue. I’ve been talking about the Vital Proteins collagen peptides on my Instagram posts and stories for months now (and a ton of my recipes include it – my creamy coconut turmeric latte, my pumpkin pudding and my paleo coconut pumpkin pie smoothie to name a few.

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