6 of My Favorite Gluten-Free Foods!

So I’ve tried some different foods (trail and error) and have found some great stuff. Here are a few of my favs: 1. Wegman’s Gluten Free Pasta-My FAVORITE pasta hands down. You can try black bean pasta or lentil pasta but it doesn’t beat this. There isn’t a specific shape I like. It’s made out […]

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What’s REALLY Bothering Me

I don’t want to be seen anywhere right now. I don’t want to go to the pool. I don’t want to go to the beach. Anywhere where I cannot wear sweatshirts and big shirts is somewhere I don’t want to be. Sophomore year of college I was at my LOWEST weight ever and I loved […]

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Why My Blog Posts Have Been Sparse

Hey guys-I know I touched on this a little bit but I wanted to touch on it in more detail. I’ve had another hard year but it keeps getting better as we speak. I mentioned earlier that I really want to start up my blog again. Well when I wanted to, my entire computer broke […]

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I’m Gluten-Free?!

Hey guys!!I have some news: I’m officially gluten-free. I’m not doing this just because I want to. My doctor is slowly eliminating foods are seeing what I’m really sensitive to. It turns out gluten is one of them! Also, all nuts bother me (except pine nuts?!). It’s been a really interesting experience being gluten-free. It […]

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My Super Healthy Breakfast

I’ve never been a breakfast person until recently, plus I’ve fallen in love with a new food! I love oatmeal. I always used to think it was disgusting until I had it on my trip in Orlando. They had an oatmeal bar at my hotel with so many different toppings you could put on it! […]

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An Open Letter To “Pre-Sickness” Sydney

Hi Sydney- It’s future me, and boy do I have a lot to tell you. You have no idea this is going to happen to you but you will have your first autoimmune disease flare your senior year of high school. No one is going to figure out what is for about 4 years and […]

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The Benefits of Keeping a Food Diary

Hey guys! I never thought much about a food diary until my doctor asked me to start keeping one. Food can trigger flares in my autoimmune disease and migraines. I didn’t really understand the impact of foods with diseases before keeping a diary. (Note: This is advice from my experience. Talk to your doctor before […]

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A Letter To My Past Self

Instead of writing a letter to my future self like most people do, I decided to write a letter to my past self about what I wished I did and what I am going to do in the present. Dear Syd, You are young and naive but that’s okay most people are. You will have […]

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Going Into Life With A Bang

I love the holiday July 4th. Why? Because everything and everyone is so festive and joyous-not something you come across everyday. Watching fireworks with family and friends is so nice. While I was watching the fireworks over the water, I had tears in my eyes and a big smile on my face. I had felt […]

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How to Maintain Your Weight While Sick

  Disclaimer: I am not a professional dietician or trainer. This are just tips that work for me. Always consult your doctor before making changes to your diet or exercise.  Move Around! Whether its one mile or a walk to your mailbox and back its always important to keep your body moving. Even on my […]

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