CaseyD

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    Homeschooling mom of a preschooler, and her tag-along baby brother. Love city living, homesteading, Crossfit, yoga, and cycling.

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  1. I wonder. If you are doing this for a specific health reason, you might go all in and try the autoimmune protocol (AIP). I have seen interviews with Dr. Gundry and it seems like he is unaware that there is already a protocol that actually goes further than just trying to remove lectins, for autoimmune sufferers. Truly, if you are attempting a diet to relieve autoimmune symptoms (as many who remove nightshades are doing), trying the AIP is probably going to be a better move. But, if you don't have symptoms you're trying to alleviate, maybe do the Whole30 as is first before deciding to restrict
  2. Hi, I'm not new to the Whole30, I go back to it (in shorter bursts) to keep my food freedom in check, but I have seen a major increase in autoimmune flair ups this summer and a doctor has suggested I try doing the AIP (which is similar to Whole30, plus a few more eliminations) along with being very on top of reducing stress. I have started and stopped this a few times, but realize it does seem to help when I'm on it. I really need to work on the stress part, too. So, I will piggyback on this big September Whole30 as motivation to keep going on days I just want to be lazy (because for me,
  3. This allergy season has been particularly bad. Both my daughter and I ended up with allergy-induced pink eye and my son's turned into a sinus infection. Too much medication has been needed this year. Hope your symptoms have improved! Today is also day 1 for me. Doing a Whole30 with an online group makes it more enjoyable for me, and helps with accountability. I would love to hear updates on how everyone is doing this month!