inflammation

4 Ways to Conquer Crazy All-or-Nothing Thinking

4 Ways to Conquer Crazy All-or-Nothing Thinking

All or nothing thinking is harmful in a number of ways. It limits a whole world of possibilities by trying to force everything into one of two polar extremes. It creates unattainable expectations, for example: if I’m not absolutely perfect at everything, I must be an abject failure. Or, when the unrealistic ideal of perfection can’t be realized, I take…

Just 3 Ingredients for Easy, Healthy Homemade Salad Dressing

Just 3 Ingredients for Easy, Healthy Homemade Salad Dressing

My fibromyalgia makes me very sensitive to the foods I eat. One meal of processed foods and I suffer for at least few days, with more fatigue, more pain, and more brain fog. One day of eating plenty of fresh, dark green leafy vegetables and a healthy homemade salad dressing, I feel better immediately. However, if I added store-bought, processed…

Finally an Explanation For Non-celiac Wheat Sensitivity

Finally an Explanation For Non-celiac Wheat Sensitivity

Finally, there’s an explanation for my wheat sensitivity! Until now, it’s been a mystery as to why, when I eat wheat, I experience aggravated fatigue. But I can eat oats, which are often cross-contaminated with gluten from processing. And many other gluten-containing foods don’t pose a problem. So I know I don’t have celiac disease (yay!), which is an autoimmune disease…