But First, Coffee: Overcoming Victim-Hood

But First, Coffee: Overcoming Victim-Hood

Good morning. I’ll wait here for you to get you coffee, or your tea, and then we’ll start. So, today we’re going to chat about focusing on what your body needs instead of what you’d rather do. And I’m going

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Surviving Thanksgiving With Food Allergies (And How to Help Your Guests Survive)

I’ve updated this post a little from a couple years ago. Without a doubt, for those of us who have food allergies, dietary disorders, and food intolerances, the holidays are a difficult time. Holidays are usually celebrated with food —

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Have a Safe and Happy Halloween and Samhain

Halloween, for us, is Samhain—the festival from which Halloween evolved. But I also give out treats. A couple years ago, it occurred to me that my own allergies prevented me from eating the candy we were handing out, so what

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Taking the House Gluten & Nut Free

  Happy Monday — it’s been an awfully long weekend. I have a LONG post for you today. It’s been a while since I’ve done an allergy post, and boy do I have a long one for you. A little

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Non-Dairy Butternut Squash Soup

One thing I love is a good soup. I love pumpkin soup, but it’s problematic with histamine intolerance. But butternut squash doesn’t seem to set off reactions and so I decided to try it in my pumpkin soup recipe. This

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Delayed Reactions

Post on my allergy Blog: Delayed Reactions

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Histamine Intolerance–Part 2

So, the other day I wrote a post on Histamine Intolerance and what it is, and what it isn’t. So to continue the discussion. What foods can you eat and what can’t you have when you have HIT? It all

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Histamine Intolerance: Part 1

Last night, I had a bad reaction. I woke up at 3:30, confused and feeling like something was wrong. I was starting to panic. I woke up Sam, and by that time, the itching had started—all over my body, intense,

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Hello Monday: Histamine, Histamine, Who Wants Some Histamine

First: I just realized I forgot to get A Year of Marymoor up yesterday–will post it today. I managed to take the pictures yesterday but totally spaced the post. So…onto the main post. So as I’ve said before, I have

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A Whole New Ball O’Wax

So I haven’t talked a great deal about this, but enough so that some of you know I’m having some severe allergy issues. And I’m not talking about this for sympathy—just to raise some awareness about a little known condition

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