And how lucky I am to be a part of it! Many studies have been coming out recently, proving my diet to be a diet that works and that puts IBD patients into remission quite quickly. I would probably trade a lot of things for not having Crohn’s sometimes, but I have to say that I’m … More New Studies — The SCD Revolution Begins!
So, as I’ve said before, I love my camp. I love going there each summer, and enjoy each moment I spend there. But that includes the food. So this year, I’ve been emailing with a lot of staff in order to figure out a way to incorporate the diet into my camp experience. Although it … More About Camp
I guess this is it. I’m standing at the edge of 2016, looking down into the shining waters of the new year below. So, let me jump in! I’ve been thinking, and maybe that’s why this post is two days late, about what a whole year will be like on this diet. New Year’s Day … More New Year, New Me (hopefully)!
This week, I decided to interview a new friend of mine, Addy. Addy is eleven years old, has Crohn’s disease, and is on the SCD, too. (And even though she was very seriously ill before, she’s now been in remission for more than a year–all without meds!) Even though she lives on the other side … More An Interview With Addy
Wow. Here we are in December, my first IBD awareness month as Crohn’s patient. How fitting that seven of my friends (Four of those seven belong to the Bender family, a special thank you to Rebecca, Samantha, Ethan and Dan!)decided to join me on my SCD journey for a week, sticking to it and being … More Congratulations to Seven Dedicated and Amazing Friends!
As a new month has started and it has been a while since I’ve really written about what’s happening in my life (and not recipes or thank you’s). So here’s an update, a general one, about my life on the diet and my progression as a Crohn’s patient. I have lots of news, starting with … More Update — 3 Months In!
Since today is Thanksgiving, this is a post of being grateful. Of course, I am very thankful for a roof over my head, clean and always available food and water, electricity, my education, my bed, and my iPhone. But this week, I’m going to thank everyone who’s helped me so far in my SCD and … More A “Thank You” Post
Breaking news! Guess what happened today?!? I got my blood tests back… … More BREAKING NEWS!
So last week I didn’t post anything, and I feel very bad about it! So I decided to make it up by writing something super long this week: Three great recipes I love to use. These are foods I either bake every week or wish that I could! And here it goes: 1. Parmesan Crisps I … More 3 Of My Favorite Recipes
DISCLAIMER! If any of my friends read this and recognize themselves in these examples, this is really only to help others who may be in my situation out, I love and appreciate all of my friends and would not want to hurt any of them. Really. So it’s simple to say that any experience, challenge, … More What Your Friends Might Say…