Do you struggle with getting enough protein in your diet? Most Americans get enough, but when you have food intolerances and other restrictions, it can be tricky. I haven’t eaten beef or pork in almost twenty years, and most plant sources of protein aggravate my IBS if eaten in large amounts, so for the most… Continue reading Healthy Eating – Pickled Eggs
Well…first and foremost…Happy New Year!! Also, January 2018 marks two whole years since I started my blog, so Happy Birthday to Periwinkle Pursuits!! In January of last year, I made the resolution to live more authentically in 2017 and I think I have done a pretty good job at accomplishing that goal. I have found… Continue reading Happy New Year!
About ten months ago, I made a decision to change my habits. I spent weeks crafting a system tailored to fit my particular needs that included goals with food, water, exercise and meditation. I created charts, motivational visuals, and rewards to give myself when I succeeded. I wrote myself a letter to remind myself of… Continue reading Transformative Habits
In the last two months, I have completely immersed myself in my own health and fitness. I went from being wrapped up in the political world and all the emotions of those around me, to barely allowing that stuff to filter in. There are only three things I think about right now, my family, homeschooling… Continue reading Setting Goals
I was reading an article today that talks about how those of us with chronic illnesses don’t get the same type of sympathy and understanding as other temporary or terminal illnesses do. Our long drawn out drag seems to make people drift away from us over time. Here is the link to that article: The… Continue reading One of Fibromyalgia’s Little Gifts
The very first symptom of fibromyalgia I had that led me to the doctor was hair loss. I was shedding massively, in the shower drain, on the bathroom counter, on my clothes, in my food, hair spiders all over my house. My doctor said it must have been stress because all my tests came back normal.… Continue reading Hair Loss & Fibromyalgia
My very first blog post in 2016 was about learning the power of saying no. I had agreed to dog sit for a friend even though I knew in my gut that my health was probably not up to it. Of course I was right. I suffered, my family suffered and I am no longer… Continue reading Living Authentically in 2017