SIBO ROUND #2: It’s Baaack!

Fuck. It’s the first thing I thought when I felt the familiar bloating patterns start again. Fuck. Not again!?! I started feeling them sometime last April (it’s June now). The bloating never lasted for three days in a row, however, so I chalked it up to inflammation and crossed my fingers and toes and cast spells and prayed to the … Read More

Episode 16: All about SIBO with Dr. Sabrina Kimball, ND

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, or SIBO, is a digestive disease that is frustratingly common in sensitive individuals. I’ve had a history of this condition and talk about it in several of my blog posts. In this conversation, Dr. Kimball and I dig into all things SIBO. Consider this one of your go-to resources for understanding this condition. In this conversation, … Read More

{Guest Post} A guide to SIBO resources

Today’s post comes from Josh Sabourin, whose website SIBO Survivor provides a wealth of information for those suffering with SIBO or other tummy troubles. Josh is a SIBO survivor himself who found it difficult to find reliable information on SIBO and decided to put together a resource to help others. You can find more information about Josh, plus more information about … Read More

Sibo Update #8 : It keeps getting better

It’s been a really long time since I updated y’all on my sibo healing protocol . . . and that’s because nothing else really changed. From the last update I gave, things pretty much stayed the same. Meaning, I held the course. Healing from sibo and staying the course is something that seems really, really difficult – especially because you … Read More

The IBS/SIBO-Psoas Connection and Why It’s Important for Highly Sensitive People

Note to the reader – this is one motherload of an article. Grab some coffee and a low-fodmap cookie and let’s dive in. In my personal experience with SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth), back and hip injury, and with my experience working with highly sensitive people (HSP) with similar issues, a pattern has emerged that feels much too important not … Read More

SIBO Update #6: I’m feeling SO MUCH better!

There is part of me that is afraid to write this entry, as if writing that I feel better will somehow jinx it all. But I really can’t deny it anymore: I feel tremendously better! Would I say 100%? No, not quite. Maybe something like 80 – 85%. The awful bloating has significantly decreased, nearly dissipated all together, even through … Read More

SIBO Update #5: My experience through antibiotics and the aftermath

I am feeling kind of snarky this morning and almost named this post, “Get out your fat pants! It’s digestive reset time!” But I didn’t, so that you might decide to read it. You’re welcome. Beware – like usual, I’m going to get real in this post and talk about the things that happen in a body going through digestive reset. Things … Read More

Two Low-Fodmap Recipes

I started a new treatment plan this week for my journey with SIBO. You can read all about it here. These are just a couple of the recipes I’m using this week to help me get through breakfasts and lunches on my protocol, the low-fodmap diet. Blueberry Banana Walnut Muffins (adapted from The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook by Elana Amsterdam) Remember the … Read More

SIBO Update #4: Complete Protocol Change

After my last post, I kind of plateaued for a while. I kept taking my herbs and roughly following the diet, but nothing was moving. I was 40% better than when I started but no more, and I felt pretty stuck. At the same time, I was having some hip and low back problems, and to keep that very long story … Read More