Some day I would love to have a sofa in my kitchen. If I had my dream, I would cook and my friends would pour me a glass of wine while we visit and chat together in my kitchen. "Here taste this. Does this need more of anything? More cumin? salt?" ...ahhh. I love it. … Continue reading A sofa in my kitchen
Imagine standing in the shower with your weak and lethargic baby while she poops and vomits over and over again. All you can do is hug her cheek close to yours and say "hush, hush, hush"..."it's ok"..."mommy's here." Vivian June, my daughter, has food allergies that cause profuse vomiting and diarrhea exactly 2-4 hours from … Continue reading June bug’s FPIES… What?! What’s that?!
Charlie, my son, was diagnosed with his milk allergy, egg allergy, dog allergy, and asthma around 2 years old. The milk allergy was found when he was a baby and I was nursing him, but became more severe the older he got. By the time we saw the allergist, it was time for an allergy … Continue reading Saving Charlie’s life
Today, in church, we sang, “it is well with my soul” and we sang about our darkness undone” with Jesus. I have had so much darkness these past few years, 2018 especially. I’ve seen my life crumble as I succumb to crippling vices like overeating or alcohol that most would write off to just “enjoying … Continue reading It is well with my soul ….Really?
My "secret" coffee corner. Today I feel not so secret. Serving breakfast to toddlers when I just want my delicious cup of heaven (aka coffee) is a difficult task! And now I need to think about eating breakfast too?! I'm a dietitian and I still have to remind myself that food is the real energy, … Continue reading Overnight Oats Saved My Breakfast Life