We unpacked the ice cream machine yesterday. Two batches have been made, both dairy-free, one egg-free (and of course both gluten-free, as goes with everything here). I got both recipes from Danielle Walker's first cookbook, Against All Grain. You can find it on Amazon or Barnes and Noble, along with her other two wonderful cookbooks. … Continue reading Officially Summer
When dealing with autoimmunity, balance is pretty important. You don't want to overdo your exercise, but that's not an excuse to just let it go. Today was a stroller day. I love wearing my little one close and try to do it as often as I can, but I also recognize the fact that it … Continue reading Some days are stroller days
We have been loving walks in the morning for our daily exercise (though we just spent a week being sick with some sort of yucky cold). It's been unseasonably hot in New England, and morning is the best (coolest) time to get our bodies moving. Today, I got the boys out and we were back … Continue reading Morning walks
This happens to me sometimes. Much less frequently these days, but still...I have found myself having difficulty falling asleep the past few days, especially tonight. Perhaps it's time to get my thyroid levels looked at. Perhaps I'm just a chronic over-thinker. In any case, I was lying in bed with my boys on either side … Continue reading Insomnia?
We do not use fluoride in our home. None in the toothpaste, none in the mouthwash, none for the kids, and never in our water. But this is not how it always was in my life. The first few years of my life were spent in Maryland, and unless I'm mistaken, we did not have … Continue reading More of my thyroid story