Posts tagged with "dairy-free eating"

Weekend Recap {Nov. 18-20, 2016} - I bought a car!

Posted November 21, 2016 in Weekend Recap, weekend, new car and 7 more

Happy Thanksgiving Week!

I love a short work week before a holiday. It's always more low key and there's anticipation and excitement for the upcoming celebration. 

The BF and I had plans to go to Omaha to visit family, so we went a day early so I could buy a new car!! If you've been reading my Weekend Recaps for awhile, you know I've been to the Subaru dealership a bunch of times!

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Weekend Recap {Dec. 16-18, 2016}

Posted December 20, 2016 in Weekend Recap, yoga, gingerbread energy balls and 8 more

It's Christmas week! I love this time of year, and I'm really grateful that I've been able to do some of my favorite holiday things - make gingerbread houses, drive around and look at Christmas lights, watch cheesy Hallmark and Lifetime Christmas movies, decorate sugar cookies and more. 

I have just a few more days of work and then I'm off work until the New Year! Getting time off during Christmas is definitely a great perk of working at a university. 

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Christmas 2016 Recap

Posted December 27, 2016 in Christmas Eve, Christmas , yoga and 4 more

I hope you had a wonderful holiday! 

My Christmas was very low key this year. The BF and I stayed home and relaxed, and spent time with my family. 

It was a great Christmas, but I can't believe it's over already. I feel like the holiday season just flew by. 

Here's a recap of my Christmas weekend...

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New Year's Recap

Posted January 3, 2017 in New Year's Eve, new year, setting intentions and 9 more

Happy New Year! I hope you enjoyed celebrating the end of 2016 and welcoming the new year. 

My New Year's weekend was pretty low key, which was nice. We spent New Year's Eve with friends enjoying good food and champagne, and playing games. The rest of the weekend was slow moving and relaxing. 

Here's a recap of my weekend...

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I stopped eating dairy a year ago. Here's what changed.

Posted July 27, 2017 in dairy-free, giving up dairy, vegan and 2 more

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It's been nearly a year since I stopped eating dairy! 

Honestly, when I first gave up dairy products, I didn't think it would be a longterm lifestyle change. 

I stopped eating dairy products after consulting with a functional medicine doctor about my frequent headaches and hormonal migraines. A full blood panel showed that I had a sensitivity to casein, a protein in milk. 

In addition to giving up dairy, I also went off of synthetic birth control. My functional medicine doctor and I have been working together to balance my hormones over the past year. While I do have a food sensitivity to casein, dairy products also contain hormones. 

Before I tell you about what's changed since I stopped eating dairy, I want to be totally transparent...I've eaten dairy probably 10 times over the past year. 

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