Monthly Archives: April 2013

Cat flashes

Last night, I’m not sure if had a hot flash or a cat flash. My hot flashes are, of course, brought on by hormonal fluctuations but my cat flashes are brought on by a cat sleeping on either side of

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Remember, it’s not just food

I’m about to fly outta here to go on my Sunday morning bike ride, but before I go I wanted to stress one point about other things that can trigger a histamine reaction. There are quite a few people on

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Are you vegan or vegetarian?

Because I, and so many of my visitors seem to be vegetarian, I wanted to get an idea of how many histamine intolerant women might be vegans or vegetarians. It’s all part of putting the pieces of this puzzle together.

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Happy hour!

I’d like to report that Shula’s 347 Grill in South Miami has Skinny Cosmos that seem to be histamine friendly! Vodka, orange juice, lime juice and cranberry…I can’t drink beer anymore but I think I can manage… …please don’t drink

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On the off list…

…or is it off the on list? Whichever, my beloved cauliflower is on the no eat list again. I’ve been gradually adding back foods and getting a bit more adventurous with my selections, but I can see, even though I’d

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Anger makes me itch!

We, the histamine intolerant, tend to think about mostly food and its relationship to our histamine levels…or at least I do. But I know stress and other outside elements can also trigger reactions. I was so angry about something today

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Do your eyes feel fat?

I wear contacts, and when my histamine level rises, one of the symptoms is how strange my eyes feel. They almost feel like they’re swelling from the inside. I’ve done the research and learned that the sclera (the membrane that

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