Category Archives: Allergies

Two Posts Homestead Geek Readers Might Like

I wrote these over on Homestead Host and thought you guys might be interested, too. They are about soaking and using sourdough to possibly overcome my gluten sensitivity.   [..]

Allergies, Baking, Fermented Foods, Food ,

Inaugural Treat

Time for a contest! A week after learning my sensitivity to gluten is approaching normal, I celebrated by consuming which of the following previously-verboten food items: A 3-piece [..]

Allergies, Food, Giveaway, Gluten-Free, Health , , ,

A Case Study, C’est Moi

Yesterday, I spent the last half of the afternoon bouncing around on cloud nine, doing a mental happy dance. I hadn’t felt that good in a long, long [..]

Allergies, Cow Share, Dietary Choices, Food, Health , , ,

The Dreaded Gyro Monster

I went out to lunch alone on Wednesday, having forgotten to take anything in from home. There’s this wonderful coney island place not far from work, and they [..]

Allergies, Food, Gluten-Free, Health

Landing

For about a decade, I’ve struggled with an inability to focus on things I’m not interested in, and an inability to remember things associated with that subject. Ask [..]

Allergies, Gluten-Free, Health, Mental Well-Being, Mom, Stress , ,

Rage Against the Gluten

Last weekend, I was listening to The Splendid Table, a food and cooking show on NPR. Lynn Rosetto Casper was interviewing a foodie, who discussed the joys of [..]

Allergies, Baking, Food, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian , , ,

The Philosophy of Can’t

I was just heating up my wheat-free/gluten-free veggie lasagna in the office kitchen, where there are veggie burgers (with gluten,) and buns (with gluten,) and Zingers (with gluten) [..]

Allergies, Gluten-Free, Lifestyle, Personal Responsibility , , ,

Where is my healthy?

Given up gluten has, ostensibly, removed a toxin from my body that was probably causing a lot of internal inflammation and general unpleasantness, of which I wasn’t ever [..]

Allergies, Gluten-Free, Health, Illness, Mental Well-Being, Personal Hygiene, Toxins ,