Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Paleo Puzzle


My diagnosis of Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease is about as meaningful as the term “unidentified flying object.” Nobody knows what it is or how to react. Recently, a couple of people asked if I had ever gone gluten free, or sugar free, or dairy free, or grain free. Wait… grain free?? OK, well that I haven’t done. And so, at the behest of several naturopaths I trust, I decided to give it a go. Let me tell you the truth about this Paleo diet. It’s hard. I recently spent about eighty dollars and two hours making my own chocolate chips. And after all that time and effort, I got maybe a handful of truffles that were just kind of, meh.

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