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

Category: Celiac Disease

Migraine Blend Chronicles, Day 1:

Blend: Pineapple, mango, coconut meat, coconut yogurt, 4 oz. of green juice/beet juice, healthy knob of ginger, water. I.WAS.NOT.READY. I forgot the ginger while I drank the first half of the blend, then added it to the second half and I promise you my throat and chest felt like they were in hand to hand combat with the pepperiness of the ginger – wooo! 😳 My nose is runny RIGHT.NOW. When I run out of the coconut yogurt, it will

Migraine Blends: Precursor

I started this journey to mitigate my migraine pain on December 28, 2016.  I will be releasing the updates to catch everyone up on my progress. <3 I must place this disclaimer: I am not a medical professional, nor do I purport to be one.  I am just a long time migraine sufferer trying to find a better way to mitigate my migraines than through Western medicine (pills).  I have vowed to remain med compliant through this entire trial, with

Disabled Chronicles, No.1303

That one time you were so hangry that you didn’t follow your own pill/medication protocol of cutting or crushing your pills before attempting to ask your spazzy throat to take deliverance of them. And true to form your throat spazzes the f€&k out mid-swallow sending you into a right panic because ALL of the pills (one aspirin and two gel tabs) manage to dam up in your throat tighter than a cork in a wine bottle? But before you succumb

It is green. It tastes unapologetic like white-fleshed grapefruit – refreshing and bitter all the same. I know that when I take it in the early mornings, the ferrous fumarate will be slowly released within me for the day.  It will break down in the acid of my stomach and course through my iron deficient bloodstream.  It will fill one of the gaps that my body has produced, nutrient wise.  It will ensure me one more healthful day. I generally

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

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