Allergy Detour

I visited an allergist last week to see if my digestive issues, red face, and itchiness were caused by a food allergy.  I had previously had allergy tests ~4 years ago, but I was not tested for any food allergies.  I only had one allergy back then, and that was to two different types of dust mites.  I … Continue reading Allergy Detour

“Roma Diet”, Day 5

What a week.... Normal people don't decide to start a super-restrictive eating plan a couple of days before their birthday and then have all kinds of family things to deal with at the same time.  If there was ever a time some food and alcohol would have made a day better, it was yesterday, but … Continue reading “Roma Diet”, Day 5

The “Roma Diet”, Day 2

I am on my second day of the "Roma Diet" and so far so good.  I think this is going to be a hard road for me, as I generally do fine on the restrictive parts of food plans, but struggle on the reintroduction phase.  However, this eating plan is so much more restrictive than … Continue reading The “Roma Diet”, Day 2

Red is My New Color…

I think my biggest fear from embracing complete healthy living is knowing that I am going to eventually have to give up things I enjoy. I decided to share one of the issues that has started presenting itself to me more frequently.  When I have a drink containing alcohol: margaritas, wine, or beer, my face can … Continue reading Red is My New Color…