Author: Lorna

  • My bladder vs. the diet test

    keep thinking I can “cheat” sometimes with my food sensitivities, like you sometimes do when you are following a diet to lose weight.  But I had another reminder that one, the diet is helping, and two, I can’t cheat.  Sigh.


  • Duck eggs

    In an effort to find alternatives to what I can’t eat, my husband has been scrambling me duck eggs.


  • How I managed

    Christmas has passed with not too much drama.  It was nice, low-key and relaxing.  I still have gifts to wrap and give to friends, but am able to do that leisurely (as is always my goal to do way ahead of the holiday.  Ah, well: maybe next year).  Surprisingly, I managed to stay mostly on…


  • First wheat (and sugar)

    First wheat (and sugar)

    My first potentially offending food is wheat (and gluten). I am eliminating it for a few weeks to see if I notice “any results.” Since the goal is to eliminate foods that trigger symptoms, the numbness and tingling in my hands should be one indicator. The book maintains that “over time it becomes easier to…


  • Overcast is good

    Overcast is good

    Even as California has had record-breaking heat and some out of control brush fires, where I live has been overcast and socked in by heavy fog, which is good for me physically but not emotionally.