A Little Background

I thought it would be helpful to share a little bit of my background and the reasons that I’m making this big change in my life.

For most of my childhood and teen years, I was fairly healthy, but tended to get sick quite easily.  I kept active, though, and was a competitive baton twirler.  I was diagnosed with asthma as a child, but it was fairly mild and went away in high school.  After my first year in college, I started having trouble with asthma again.  I went and saw an allergist and had a skin scratch test done.  Not too much came up on it from the environment.  Dairy was mentioned, but the allergist just mildly suggested I might want to remove it from my diet and see what happened.  I was thinking that there was no way I was going to do that! [Read more…]