The Wild Great Beyond of Lettuce

I’m doing much better! Since I left the hospital my abdominal pain is almost completely gone. I’m able to digest foods I haven’t been able to stomach in a decade. Salads are a regular part of my diet. The doors to the wild, great beyond have opened to me! Mostly though I’m sticking to my…

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When is the Taco Worth Crying Over? (A Follow Up)

…and speaking of Tacos, I allowed myself to be convinced to have one and have subsequently been cursing Tijuana Flats since. In fact, I’ve felt downright awful all weekend. I think the combination of some poor diet choices, this incredible heat, and maybe just the realizations that I’m taking…like…fourteen pills (including supplements) a day has…

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When is the Taco Worth Dying Over?

  R.J and I have had this conversation so many times. Me: (While passing a Taco Bell) I really want a taco! R.J: So let’s get a taco. Me: You know I can’t have a taco! I’ll die. ______ Me: (While passing the Shake Shack) I really want a milkshake! R.J: So drink a milkshake!…

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Bland Diets: A List of Foods You Wouldn’t Expect!

So after twenty or so years, I think I’ve not only brought the bland diet to a state of perfection—I’ve revolutionized it, I’ve inspired it, I’ve made it downright unstoppable. Those with Chronic Illness in the GI tract—whether that’s Crohns, Coilitus, Celiac, Motility Issues—whatever, you’ve probably at some point been told to go on the bland diet…

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