A Gluten-Free Vegan Mom Who Knows

A raw, grain-free, corn-free, soy-free, oil-free, celiac mama raising her two healthy celiac girls.

March 26, 2013
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Nickel Allergy: more research and lists of sources

“If you have nickel allergy, your body reacts to nickel and possibly to other metals, such as cobalt and palladium. In other words, it’s mistakenly identified nickel as something that could harm you. Once your body has developed a reaction to a particular agent (allergen) — in this case, nickel — your immune system will always be sensitive to it.… Read more

March 22, 2013
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My Nickel Allergy Triggers My Eczema Flareups: Nickel in Food, Money, Cell Phones, Jewelry and More…

After I recovered from two parasites, and herniated disk pressing on my spinal cord and nerve, kidney pain/congestion and toxic beryllium levels (just to name a few of my 2012 health obstacles), my itchy and painful rash that has plagued my life for about four years returned.… Read more

May 30, 2012
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My Premature Daughter’s Casein Allergy

Ainsley was less than three weeks old (born two months early) when she was ‘diagnosed’ with colic and reflux – she was given the wrong diagnosis.

I kept asserting that there was something else wrong, but her doctor merely said, “If I had a nickel every time a new mother said…” Ugh.… Read more

January 15, 2012
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Herbal Body Wrap to Start My Birthday Celebration Goes Awry

This past Monday was my birthday, and to celebrate, I scheduled a detox body wrap (my first) and a colonic (my 10th) to start off a relaxing, cleansing day with fun events to follow.

My wrap began at 9:30 AM.

Helen, my much respected colon therapist (I’ll blog more about her later), had prepared the herbal body wrap solution minutes before my arrival.Read more