I’m in Arizona this week, having some fun and expanding my doTERRA business. So … this post was previously published a loooong time ago. Enjoy the re-post!
Image credit: by I Should Be Folding Laundry
“You know, you really shouldn’t eat that.” I said to Ian as he chewed on the gooey, homemade cinnamon roll my mom sent home with him.
His response was an eye roll and a defiant bite that left nothing but cream cheese frosting on his fingers. I glowered and walked away, muttering about sugar and insulin-resistance.
Since switching to a “primal” way of eating (lots of fruit, veggies and meat, no sugar or processed foods), Ian’s eye-rolling muscles have become pretty well-defined. (However, so have his abs since I’ve quit cooking with sugars and grains. It’s a really nice side-effect. :)) Yet he’s willing to eat this way because I do almost all of the cooking.
But there’s still disagreement about sweets and breads. I have it easy here – whenever I eat that stuff, I get headaches, stomach cramps and itchy bumps that spread over my torso. It was a pretty severe reaction like this that finally got me to kick my ice cream habit. I hate feeling that way.
Ian’s a different story, though. This food doesn’t make him feel terrible. Yes, he’s noticed a few funny reactions when eating it after a particularly long break, but it’s not something that bothers him.Continue Reading