Candida… More Than a Yeast Infection

When I was in the hospital for meningitis a few weeks ago, I got some heavy duty antibiotics thrown at me until they could rule out bacterial meningitis. This caused me to get thrush – a yeast infection in my mouth. Last year when I went through chemo, I also got thrush. Seems like whenever my normal flora is disrupted, I get some nasty yeast that creeps up – could I have a candida problem? Continue reading

Dairy-Free Month Two

Well, I survived the first dairy-free month, on to month two!

Day 31 I hosted our monthly “healthy dinner night” with a gluten-free dairy-free menu.  (This was before my decision to go vegan so meal plan included chicken). Appetizer was kale chips, and dessert was gluten, dairy, and sugar-free blueberry walnut muffins.

Kale chips

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Vegan for Me?

There are a few different diets out there that people follow.   Note, when I say “diet” I don’t mean a quick fix fad diet, I mean a sustained lifestyle change. Today I want to explore the vegan diet.

I just attended Vans Warped Tour outside of Chicago Continue reading