AutoImmune Paleo Articles
Perfectionism: A Pitfall to Healing

The bewilderment of confusing symptoms, the weeks and months it can take to pin down a coherent diagnosis, the frustration when something disrupts what tenuous balance you’d been able to find in your health the day or week before… no ...

Want to Heal Your Body? Heal Your Relationship with Yourself

Autoimmune disease has an incredible way of taking center stage in life. While it can present great opportunities to reshape one’s approach to health, it also requires saying goodbye to certain foods, practices, and ways of being that don’t support ...

Understanding Your Social and Emotional Relationship with Alcohol

Lately, I’ve been spending a good deal of time chatting with my autoimmune clients about alcohol and how it affects their healing process. It’s common among the autoimmune community to limit alcohol consumption because of its connection to inflammation (and ...

Why the words “remission” and “cure” do a disservice to the autoimmune community

Here at Autoimmune Wellness, we’re all about inspiring and encouraging people with autoimmune disease to take healing into their own hands. If I’ve learned anything in the seven years I’ve been at this work, both personally and professionally, it is ...

Messages from the Dark: Lessons From My Recent Depressive Episode

It was about 10 p.m. on Mother’s Day and I was a mess. On paper, it had been the most thoughtful and perfect Mother’s Day I could imagine. Yet there I was, settling in for a restless night on the ...

Is Your Health Story Building You Up, or Holding You Back?

Every day, from the moment we wake up until our heads hit the pillow, we are immersed in stories and storytelling. They serve as a means to help us understand our circumstances and navigate our world. What we may not ...

How to Gauge Success on AIP When Progress Isn’t Obvious

Today I’m going to cover a topic that has confused many as they embark on of transitioning to the Autoimmune Protocol–how do those who suffer from seemingly subjective and nebulous symptoms gauge which dietary and lifestyle interventions are working for ...

Are Your Habits Exacerbating Your Suffering?

I am going to share one sabotaging habit that I see again and again in my practice, and one that I relied on for years. I want to share my experience and my clients’ because when you’re able to catch ...