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The best meat lasagna!

So first off, this is a gluten free recipe that can be used with normal pasta if you want to. And, for dairy I can call it cow-milk free as it uses a combination of vegan mozzarella cheese and goat cheese. What you will need: one box of gluten-free lasagna noodles (Catelli is my preferred).1.5… Continue reading The best meat lasagna!

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Vegetarian Pasta Sauce

The recipe is intended to be used for a batch of spaghetti, or lasagna for instance. You may end up having more than you need, but this sauce freezes well. The process is the same regardless of whether you prefer to have a more chunky sauce or in the end if you prefer to blend… Continue reading Vegetarian Pasta Sauce

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Cannabis for chronic pelvic pain

I wanted to do a post about medical marijuana as I think this is such an important topic. The legalization of these products has opened the eyes of individuals who would not normally smoke a joint - let's say - to explore the effects of cannabis on pain, as these products are becoming more accepted… Continue reading Cannabis for chronic pelvic pain

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Primary vs Secondary Dysmenorrhea

We have this notion - or perhaps a false hope - that excision surgery is going to miraculously take away all the pain and suffering leading up to this day. And, while excision is the gold standard of diagnosing and treating endometriosis, it is always good to be prepared for lingering AND new symptoms that… Continue reading Primary vs Secondary Dysmenorrhea

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How They Diagnosed Me With Diaphragmatic Endometriosis

As I navigate this journey I realize that there are so many people out there who are trying to navigate the same waters. So, I wanted to take a step back and share how I was diagnosed with thoracic/diaphragmatic endometriosis in case there are others who need this right now. I had an ablation in… Continue reading How They Diagnosed Me With Diaphragmatic Endometriosis

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Excision Surgery Part 2: I Know My Body

We all say it, right? I know my body. I know when something is wrong. I know that something is suspiciously right. When you are sick 99% of the time, you know how your body feels with every sway and every stumble, and every new stimulus. You know all the different kinds of pain: from… Continue reading Excision Surgery Part 2: I Know My Body