Food Allergies: This Time, It’s Personal

I became a mother in April and since then I have been experiencing the anxiety that comes along with being responsible for the survival, well-being, and healthy development of a tiny, helpless creature for the first time. If you’re a parent, you know exactly what I’m talking about. When I opened up my daughter’s diaper…

IBS: How I Learned to Love My Belly Again

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is an uncomfortable and challenging condition to live with.  Trust me, I know.  Throughout most of my teens and early 20’s I suffered with IBS.  I had a colonoscopy at 18 and got the IBS diagnosis from my gastroenterologist who gave me a prescription for Bentyl (an anti-spasmodic medication) and instructions…