In Other Words

In Other Words: Single Bite

SprinklesAs I’m drawing nearer to the end of my 3-month journey with my elimination diet, I wish I could say that I’ve handled every change with poise and grace.

“Eliminate all dairy products? Great news!”

“Take out all starchy vegetables? Splendid.”


What’s your unfair advantage?

On our drive up to Stanley Lake a few weeks ago, Rachel’s sister introduced us to a new podcast, StartUp, which tells the story of one man’s efforts to start his own podcasting company. It’s an entertaining and informative account, and I’ve really enjoyed learning from the entrepreneur’s mistakes, second-hand.

In one episode, the entrepreneur recounted a meeting with a potential investor who asked a penetrating question: “What’s your unfair advantage?”‘


Cookbook | Dreams vs Reality

Starting a few weeks ago, I began working with a dietician who specializes in helping people with digestive disorders (me me me!), and it’s been going pretty well so far! The first step has been helping me work through an elimination diet to identify what will make my body feel better and worse. I started off by eating from a pretty limited pool of foods that excludes all refined sugar, gluten, packaged food, and a good portion of fruits, vegetables, and proteins.

That was going pretty well, but then we decided we should also cut some of the more starchy foods plus all dairy. And all happiness. Ha ha?