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Dieting: The Honest Truth

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This post was written in March 2017. Only a month behind here, people.  😉

Today was not my best day. I felt sluggish this morning. I could tell that I was struggling because I was feeling tired by mid-morning. My feet felt colder than usual, even with slippers.

It would have been an easy day to give up on my autoimmune diet—just a little bit of cheese wouldn’t hurt, would it? But then I remembered yesterday. If only it would be yesterday again.Read More

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My New Autoimmune Diet

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We’ve chatted recently about my (Heidi’s) new Hashimoto’s diagnosis and about the different doctors I saw as I tried to figure things out. I’ve been a little behind the times in actually getting the posts live here on Red Checkered. I’ve already been on my new autoimmune diet for over two months!  Read More

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Why I Tell Everyone about my New Diet

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It’s no big secret—I’ve been telling anyone and everyone who wants to know about my new diet.

Well, almost everyone. I don’t generally volunteer medical or dietary information to the cashier at the grocery store, the customer service rep in my online chat, or the neighbors’ dog. Anytime, though, that my conversation even approaches the topics of health or food or recent life changes, I’m happy to volunteer that I’m on a restricted diet for autoimmune repair. If it’s appropriate, I’ll rattle off a quick list of “eat” and “eat not” categories.Read More