Why we need to listen to our bowel symptomsSo many young women have approached me about endometriosis - and its related symptoms - to help determine if they have the disease. Because of their age, the vast majority have been told by their doctors that it is likely they have endometriosis but it has not… Continue reading Periods and Poop
Feeling lost from auto-immune diseases I know this sounds utterly drama-tastic but I literally feel like Im having an identity crisis. Over the last few years I had built myself up to be the strongest, most positive person there was. I was exercising every day, eating a whole food diet, and happy as a clam.… Continue reading Identity Crisis – redefining who I am after endo and UC
Recently I joined a ton of endo support groups on facebook. Within a few short weeks I noticed the same question being asked by new members: "what should I cut out of my diet?" The truth is, each person is unique and you need to do what is right for you. I dont like using… Continue reading How to get your endo diet groove on
Ever feel like adding a little spin on a pasta dish? I did. And I found this recipe and loved it. I claim it as my own now simply because - as always - I made some modifications. Note that this recipe can be made with substitute cheeses if you find good ones. For this… Continue reading Rolled Eggplant with gluten-free Capellini (Endo/UC)
I got on a cabbage kick when I first cut wheat out of my diet. I wanted to make sure that I wasnt replacing wheat with crap, so I looked for very healthy, very pure recipes. Like most soups you make at home, it will last for a long time (the amount, not the shelf… Continue reading Cabbage Soup (Endo/UC)
I realize having a blog about my endo diet is kind of like reinventing the wheel. But I pride myself on following a natural diet as much as a can. If you have tried it, you know its a hard thing. And if you havent that speaks for itself. There are simple and delicious foods… Continue reading One Part Plant – Jessica Murnane
So I post this with caution. For those of you who are looking for wheat-free alternative pastas, this is certainly an endo-friendly pasta option and luckily does not contain corn. As I described before corn hurts my stomach terribly so I have to been mindful when I try gluten-free pastas. BUT I caution you that… Continue reading Edamame and Mung Bean Fettuccine with Pesto Sauce (Endo)
Hello there! thank you for stumbling upon my blog. As you will soon realize this is kind of a 'dear diary' of all things pertaining to endo - less so about the woes and more about the positive things. I may throw you a few questions about symptoms here and there, but for the most part I am trying to see (and share) what works for me in every aspect.