Happy New Year to you, dear reader. “May the best of last year, be the worst for the coming year.” This sweet sentiment blessed me today by a loving aunt of mine. Mixed in with doctor visits and physical therapy, diagnosis and dietary exploration, I’ve had a few deeply significant “bests” in 2016. Most of …Continue reading "Into the new year with gratitude."
The fact that any food is gluten-free has totally lost significance. Let me break it down like an equation for you. X + Y = Z therefore Jessica + Grain = Pain Through the thickets of autoimmune disease I’m finding this out. If I’m jonesin’ for joint hurt then I should definitely eat bread, pasta, oats, or pancakes (even if …Continue reading "Listen to your body."
As a young person, my mom and I sat on the couch in her “good room” where absolutely no toys were allowed –through the entrance that she only used for guests- and she taught me a few simple stitches of crochet. There I watched Mom work on a blanket, and she would pause to demonstrate loops …Continue reading "Broomstick lace for a happy place"