On a whim, my sweetheart and I decided to check out a local wine and art festival that we stumbled upon while on a drive this past weekend. I'd been to one wine-fest before, which was the year before the sulfite sensitivity hit me. Since then, I've listened to my friends' plans to go to the local annual wine fest… Continue reading I wine-fested like a champ!
This is a disclaimer ⇒⇒⇒ I am not a doctor. I am not a scientist. I am not recommending anything. I am simply sharing my thoughts, my story, and my journey with you. In 2012 I was diagnosed with some food allergies, Alpha-gal disease, and sulfite sensitivity. In the beginning, I simply cut out everything.… Continue reading Sulfite sensitivity, my journey and what I found
Sulfites. Ah, sulfites. The things that no one knows exist until someone you know starts being all sensitive about them. I have been diagnosed with a “sulfite sensitivity.” First, what’s a sulfite? Well, sulfites, or sulfiting agents are inorganic salts that naturally occur in things, but are also used (created versions or otherwise) commonly as… Continue reading Sulfite sensitivity
So here's what I couldn't have (that was previously in my regular diet): meat from any mammal: beef, pork, lamb, goat, deer, rabbit...etc. etc. seafood. I could go fishing, but most store-bought frozen seafood has been preserved in some way, usually by sulfites garlic, onions, tomatoes, grapes: all have naturally occurring sulfites potatoes, green beans,… Continue reading Alpha-gal and sulfite sensitivity, a hopeless combination
Taco night. The kids loved taco night. Heck, the adults loved taco night. One night a week, usually Tuesday or Thursday, simply because ‘Taco-Tuesday’ and ‘Taco-Thursday’ are just that much more fun to declare to gleeful children, I made tacos. Ground beef with that taco seasoning you can get in the giant container at the… Continue reading Alpha-gal: It all started when…