endometriosis journey · Ulcerative Colitis Journey

Dont tell me what to do

Working on you, when you are ready I refuse to be called a millennial and in the grand scheme of things I dont think Im that stubborn. But I have noticed a trend in my life: that I can only do things when I am ready. For instance, when I was 12 years old my… Continue reading Dont tell me what to do

Recipes · Ulcerative Colitis Journey

What is the ‘residue’ in a low residue diet?

Being a science major I thought for sure 'residue' was implying some sort of metabolic by-product produced by certain foods that would upset the lining of my colon. Nope... the residue is simply the poop mass. Not very technical at all. And therefore the diet is geared around reducing the amount of poop that is… Continue reading What is the ‘residue’ in a low residue diet?

L & D · Recipes

Rolled Eggplant with gluten-free Capellini (Endo/UC)

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)