Category Archives: yoga

How I “Got Lucky”

A year ago this month I was diagnosed with a chronic autoimmune disease after two years of being sick enough to know something was wrong — truly wrong — beyond the usual suspects of overwork, lack of sleep, and “that … Continue reading

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Healthy Holidays: Hiking Camelback Mountain

When the Midwestern Gentleman and I left home on the Winter Solstice, our backyard looked like this, courtesy of “Snowstorm Draco.” After spending the weekend with the Gent’s family in the equally snow-blanketed Twin Cities, we flew to Arizona, where … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-changes: Identifying Food Sensitivities with an Elimination Diet

Hey, gang.  You may have noticed my blogging schedule has been a bit off lately.  There have been a lot of changes happening in my kitchen, and more recipes failing to thrill than I’ve experienced in many years of cooking.  … Continue reading

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A Bedtime Glass of Warm (or Cold) Almond Milk

Do you have a favorite bedtime snack?  In my pre-diagnosis days I used to favor a bowl of cold cereal as a bedtime snack — some wholegrain carbs, a little protein, and a little hydration are the perfect bedtime combination … Continue reading

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Turn Up the Heat

One of the most challenging aspects of adjusting to life with Sjogren’s Syndrome has been making peace with my body’s new limitations, which on a bad day feel like the deepest betrayal.  I’ve been active and fit for all of … Continue reading

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