Nicotine Self-Study (Day 5)

Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible. - Frank Zappa Here I am on day 5 of my nicotine experiment and I couldn't wait to update my status. I feel great. And, most importantly, confident. On days 1 through 3 I used the 7mg patch. As of yesterday, day 4, I moved on … Continue reading Nicotine Self-Study (Day 5)

Zucchini Fritters (SCD/Low-Histamine)

In preparation for coming off of prednisone and trying to stay off of biologics, I'm keeping it very simply SCD and low-histamine until I get my results back from my LEAP/MRT food sensitivity blood-work that I intend to get done on July 26th. So, I threw this together as a trial run, and it's really … Continue reading Zucchini Fritters (SCD/Low-Histamine)

Tapering Prednisone & Watching That Scale

I'm down to 15mg from the 40mg start of this prednisone taper. Aside from the initial psychotic tendencies - emotional instability, anxiety, increased insomnia and lack of sleep, high-energy spikes, mood swings, and irritability - I've been watching that scale inch up despite my SCD limitations (I lost weight the first time I did it) … Continue reading Tapering Prednisone & Watching That Scale