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Sandra Jean-Pierre | Digital Artist & Writer of Words.

Tag: celiac

#CeliacWhileBlack

New-to-Me doctors are an interesting bunch: They either discount everything I say and treat me like any other typical patient (never a good idea) or they are so determined to peg me into some kind of category that they miss things. That is never good either. So it was with a leery mind that I followed my PCPs recommendation to follow up with an allergist after things took a left turn for me earlier this year. That horrible blood draw

… Sandra.  I live, I do stuff and I write about it.  Although I should probably write a whole hell of a lot more than I do.  Cause let’s face it – the smattering of posts I’ve managed to write would lead you to believe that I don’t do or get a whole lot of stuff accomplished. I write my life in pieces because I don’t think I’m very interesting.   Honestly.  Or maybe I’m just trying to forget some of

I shouldn’t get as mad as I do with my guts. But when you spend the day having your taste buds and nose viscerally assault you with memories of foods that you can no longer have, it makes it hard to be kind or forgive your innards for being such traitors. This happened to me earlier in the week and though it has been four years (?!) since I’ve had to go gluten free, I had to ask myself in

Cease and Desist

Two weeks ago I had to basically send a Cease and Desist letter to my Ex via Facebook. Not because She had been crazy stalking me or anything (that would have entailed a restraining order for sure) or to imply that she is the sort of person to do that either.  Though we have been in communication within the last year, I had to send it to her for my sanity. The last five years since our break-up has been

Thanks to all those who have been reading my blog these past few days – I appreciate all those who have stuck by me in my silent absences and all the new folks!  It is awesome to be writing for myself again and to have people who actually care what I write about. As mentioned in the last post – Show and Tell, though just one lovely soul voted, I have been determined to get my idea up on its

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