The Ultimate Bug Blend

You know you’re a mosquito magnet when other people use you as their insect repellent. That would be me. One summer, an Independence Day gathering, I was standing outside waiting for the fireworks so start when I announced that I was being eaten alive and would enjoy the show from indoors. “I’m not getting bitten […]

Grain-free Sourdough Soft Pretzels

Earlier this winter, I had this craving for chewy, salty, soft-pretzels. I also happened to be on a sourdough baking kick and wanted to make something that I could eat without feeling guilty, achy, or brain-foggy (grains and gluten tend to do this to me). I took to Pinterest and Google but could only find […]

How brain imaging changed our lives

If you haven’t read this post, start there. So, we’re using brain imaging, now what? I think the most important impact brain imaging has had for us is mindset and expectations. When we were analyzing symptom sets before brain imaging, we were doing our best to conclude why things were happening, but his inconsistent symptoms […]

The Secret to Solving Behavior Problems

I’ve always been a skeptic when it comes to mental health diagnoses. Diagnosing by symptom cluster seems so inaccurate. Even more alarming is that those symptom clusters are often self-assessed…by a person with a mental health struggle. <scratching head> Does anyone else see the irony in diagnosing a person based on self-assessment who is a […]