• Six Weeks (till Christmas)

    I’m about to become one with my kitchen.  I’m channeling my inner baker, scrounging up some love for non stop dish washing, and preparing for a lot of resistance from a certain 2 year old. Our fridge is barren. Snack drawers are empty except for forgotten ziplocks of dry cereal and cheese puffs.  Tomorrow I’ll be re-stocking our kitchen with all the favorites – sans dairy and egg. For at least the next six weeks Lucas will be dairy and egg free, in addition to being gluten free.  After a second look at his allergy testing, we understand he shows a moderate allergy to cows milk and a low allergy…

  • What it takes…

    A few weeks ago I asked myself “What is it going to take for me to stop eating the foods that make me sick?!”  I try and try, and I tell myself that this time will be the last time I eat some cheese, or ice cream, or gluten free bread made with milk.  But it never happens.  I’ve been doing this for years, and haven’t been able to stick with it more than a week.  I could spend hours psychoanalyzing myself and all the reasons why I haven’t been able to do it.  Maybe it’s because I feel limited enough because of my gf diet, maybe because I’m afraid…