At Our House, Celiac Journey

Grumpy celiac feeling better

The other day I drafted a post titled Grumpy Celiac. I'm glad I didn't publish as it was pretty wretched! To be fair, I was miserable. But this week, while acknowledging that it's not all roses, I'm back to being positive and in action mode. Last week I was feeling like, well, like I did before I was diagnosed Celiac.… Continue reading Grumpy celiac feeling better

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Celiac Journey

Celiac journey – six weeks in

It is only six weeks since I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease. Wow. Seriously, wow! It quite honestly feels like months. I can not believe how much information has been crammed into the part of my brain filing cabinet section labelled 'food and nutrition'. Obviously, I have also had to start a whole new draw in that filing… Continue reading Celiac journey – six weeks in

Celiac Journey

A lifelong diagnosis … I can do this.

Recently I was diagnosed with an illness that will be with me the rest of my life. To be honest, I think my overwhelming emotion so far has been relief. I don't know if that's a 'normal' reaction' but hey, we're each of us different, and this is the way I'm rolling with it :-)… Continue reading A lifelong diagnosis … I can do this.

Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday (November 5)

I LOVE: Being a mum - this is a privilege for me. I love looking after my family, teaching and nurturing, providing a safe and loving home for them. Meeting their needs, while definitely challenging, is enjoyable for me. Yes, sometimes when I collapse on the couch at the end of the day, when the washing… Continue reading Thankful Thursday (November 5)

Musings

Where abbiesbabble is at

Today Wordpress told me I have now published 100 posts. I have 154 people following me. That's not bad in four months - little numbers for most of you I know but for me, I'm happy. I didn't do this to get followers but I have to admit, I love it when I know someone new has read… Continue reading Where abbiesbabble is at

Writing prompt

FOOD, SO MUCH MORE THAN FLAVOUR

Daily prompt: Picky Tongues Cheese covered savoury scones for a lazy Sunday lunch after church... Bowls of salty popcorn, snuggled into the sofa watching movies to ward off a wintry evening... King size blocks of creamy sweet Milky Bar Chocolate devoured to resolve the roughest of days... A spicy curry in a 'cheap and cheerful' restaurant with friends, conversation and… Continue reading FOOD, SO MUCH MORE THAN FLAVOUR