Busyness and Autoimmune Flares

January can be a tough month for those of us with autoimmune disease. Generally, we have goals of deep cleansing, new habits, and resolutions. But the holiday season can leave many of us needing self-care as we navigate the transition back into a routine.  Extra commitments and intentions (even positive) can add layers to an…

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Gluten and Hashimoto’s Disease

As we enter the holiday season many temptations come our way. For those embarking on a new path with food as medicine and healing the gut, navigating this time can be especially challenging. This time of year is particularly acute when reflecting on my transition to a gluten and dairy-free diet in 2015. I realize…

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Recovering from Thyroid Disease

“Normal.”  January can be a tough month of recovery as we recalibrate back to normal life.  I love the holidays yet they inevitably take their toll on our routines of self care and wellness. These changes add up and should be thoughtfully addressed. In addition to post-holiday fatigue these uncertain times maintain their own complexities…

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Holiday Stress: Slow Your Roll

The holiday season is upon us. A time for family, friends, gatherings and a general obligation of busy. This year might differ in physical connections. Yet, it still brings layers of stimuli and opportunities for our bodies to flare. Our annual holiday preparations change our normal patterns which can feed a stress response if we…

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