Monthly Archives: January 2011

GAPS and Hospitality: Are They Compatible?

Since I first began thinking about doing the GAPS Diet for our family, I’ve often been asked what I would do with the issue of hospitality. When you are on a very restrictive diet, is there a place for hospitality … Continue reading

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The One Where I Brag About My Awesome Husband

Yesterday, Chris was out all day, including from 6-8pm (bath & bedtime for our two kiddos). At 8:12pm, he walked in the door to a tired wife holding a baby that was not yet asleep. He presented me with a … Continue reading

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GAPS Intro Diet, Day 4: Surviving Die-Off

  It’s day four of our family being on the GAP Diet (Intro). I can honestly say it’s been a bit tumultuous. I was ill-prepared for the amount of die-off (where the bad bacteria that is overgrown in your gut … Continue reading

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Our First GAPS Meal

It’s here! It’s here! We start the GAPS Intro Diet today, and I am really, really looking forward to it, and the changes it will bring! I prepped today’s soup last night (the bone broth I had made several days … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Day Before the GAPS Diet…

And the silly junk-addicted people decided to have one last “hurrah” before beginning a restricted diet tomorrow morning. Only it wasn’t such a “hurrah”…

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Our GAPS Journey, Vol.1: What and Why

One of my New Year’s Resolutions was for us to do the GAPS Diet as a family. I have been reading about this diet for over a year now, and have grown more and more convinced of our need for … Continue reading

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857 Days

The cutest little fake smile you’ve ever seen, complete with messy hair and crumbs on his face 🙂 My dear Isaac Aidan, It’s been 857 days since we met. 20,568 hours. 1,234,080 minutes (plus a few by the time I’m … Continue reading

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