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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Not Feeling Well

I didn’t want to leave you guys without anything today. The past three days have been from hell. I’ve been so tired I cannot stay awake day or night. If I wake up in the morning, it literally feels like I never slept. I went to the doctors this morning and getting up was pure […]

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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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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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My Deepest Struggle~

This is a really rough topic for me. Tears are flowing down my face because of it. When I had my first flare in autoimmune disease I gained ALOT of weight. To me, its my worst nightmare and I never want to go back. The past two years, I dropped 50+ pounds and became really […]

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Systematic Nervous Systems Suck

It’s 3:10 am where I live and I’ve been up around 3 times already. Every night, this has become a normal routine. I usually wake up in the most uncomfortable cold sweats. It feels like I am fighting off a virus. This is because my systematic nervous system over reacts due to my autoimmune disease. […]

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10 Essential Things to Remember with Autoimmune Disease

Have a positive attitude and outlook. Nobody likes a downer. It’s better for your health to stay positive and look forward not backward. Take the high road. People are gonna say stuff, and you just have to ignore and keep your head high. You may loose friends, but that’s okay that just means they weren’t worth […]

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Not Letting My Disease Define Me~

Define yourself. Well for me, that would be hard to do without defining the impact of my disease but it’s do-able. One of the most important lessons I’ve learned is: your disease does not define who you are. Sure it’s a part of you, but it’s not all of you. This was a point that was hard […]

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