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Bread & Butter

Oops, it’s been a while.

It’s not that nothing new hasn’t happened. On the contrary, so much has shifted: I’m eating mostly grains and beans instead of vegetables, now. This definitely isn’t what the doctor —any doctor —ordered, but it’s where I’m at right now.

Trying new things is hard. Especially when it comes to food that could do you in for a night, a week, or even your life! But thanks to the bitter tincture and adjunct tea prepared/prescribed by my herbalist, my body isn’t rejecting everything I eat. I am having some itchies, but healing isn’t linear, right? We tried to add wood betony to the mix, but it made me SO itchy that I would wake up clawing at my skin. Ouch. So, we go back to the drawing table on Tuesday. My body is getting used to the gentian/motherwort mix (yay!) so it’s time to up the ante.

What am I eating these days? Well, a strange mix. Sweet potatoes and squash bring colour to my plate, as they’re the only grocery store produce I can tolerate for now. Getting to …

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