My journey with chronic health issues seems unending, yet I have not reached the point of giving up. So, here I am again, trying another “diet”, this time, the elimination diet from Dr. Will Cole’s “Inflammation Spectrum”.… Read More An Elimination Diet Journey – yet another attempt to heal
Hey hey there! I think a lot of you started following this blog when I was updating it frequently regarding my health issues. Well, this space is going to start looking a little different! I’m still experiencing many of the health issues I originally posted about, but it seems like I may be back to… Read More Just a little health update:
I mean, is it really that surprising that I’m hitting you with yet more diagnoses? The #slayingSIBO saga began when, after two years of total digestive frustration, I want to a gastroenterologist and they made me blow into balloons and tested my breath and told me I have SIBO (you can check out all my… Read More #slayingSIBO or Something Else? UPDATE
“You eat so well!” “You crush it in the gym!” “You’re young and look so healthy though!” All comments that have been said to me — and yet, here I am, about to turn 27 and feeling like an 80 year old whose life has been ripped away from her far too soon with every… Read More I may just be the sickest healthy person you know…
SO. Here I am, 3 days after finishing my two-week round of Xifaxan, and I feel… the same. In fact, I might feel worse? Because along with not finding relief, that ROUGH round of antibiotics left me with some fun side effects: breakouts, weird rashes, swelling in my limbs, worsened joint pain… super fun times,… Read More #slayingSIBO // general update
..there are a few things I just HAVE to update you on. Some good things, and some “you’re never going to believe this” things.… Read More #slayingSIBO Update
As hopeful as I was, I should have known the appointment would be frustrating, leading me to the search of yet another doctor.… Read More On to the next… #slayingSIBO
Have you ever been told you’re a ruminator?
Well, I have been one all. my. life. I was born a type-A, worry wart of a child — truly, I tell you it’s a miracle I’ve made it to age 26 without becoming a total basket case. The self-induced stress I have put my body through has probably primed me for SIBO!
… Read More The Waiting Game… #slayingSIBO
Here you will find a running list of resources I find extremely helpful in understanding and slaying SIBO! I’ll keep this updated as I stumble upon anything new! Doctors You Should Know: Dr. Will Cole Allison Siebecker Websites and Blogs: http://www.siboinfo.com http://www.feedmephoebe.com/ http://www.chriskresser.com http://www.bellalindemann.com Podcasts: SIBO Made Simple https://drruscio.com/podcasts/ The Healthy Gut podcast Instagram: The… Read More My SIBO Resource Shortlist: #slayingSIBO
Answers. I finally have some answers. I finally have evidence that some of the extreme, debilitating, social-life stealing, soul-sucking symptoms I’ve been experiencing for the past two years are not in my head, but can indeed be backed up by scientific proof and number-defining results.
It’s freeing, in a sense, but the diagnosis itself is anything but, because the diagnosis of SIBO means I have a long road of healing ahead of me. … Read More Slaying SIBO: