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ABOUT ME

Like anyone with chronic illness, while much of my life is focused on managing disease activity, I am so much more than any one label. But since I live with autoimmunity, I make myself and my health a priority: this where my passion for the Paleo diet and healthy, green living comes from.

I hope you stopped by here to find some inspiration, whether it be about healthy living, organic beauty, Paleo recipes, or living well with chronic illness.

 

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THE GAL BEHIND THE BLOG

 

I’m a forty-something native Texan turned New Yorker, living in the Mid West.  I am also an English teacher, and now a technophobe blogger (which I still cannot believe).

I am a late bloomer. After floundering around in college for what seemed like forever (probably longer if you ask my dad) eventually obtaining a culinary degree, an English degree, and an MS in education, I finally felt like a grown-up. Well, for the most part. I started my career late, found and married the love of my life late, and had our beautiful daughter at, “an advanced maternal age” (their words, not mine).

I also found my true calling late: helping others live their best lives in spite of it all. I have always been interested in healthy living and motivating others, but after my rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis, it became a passion. 

I am married to my best friend and we have an amazing daughter and a Siberian cat named Tatum (aka Tatey, Tater Tot, Tater, Floofer, and Fluffy Butt). I adore our little family.

 

 

SOME FUN FACTS ABOUT ME

 

  • I am an introvert, but no one who knows me would ever guess it.
  • I love making people laugh- sometimes this involves showing off my dance moves.
  • I’ve got some pretty sweet dance moves.
  • I teach Gothic Horror Literature but am scared of the dark.
  • I love Mexican food, barbecue, and southern soul food.
  • I can still do cartwheels.
  • I hope to live in Maine one day.
  • I am a Pinterest Junkie
  • I love otters
  • I love Wes Anderson films

 

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