The conference is over. I’m in my hotel room after the last day of maternal PKU mentor training. My baby is asleep. It is a beautiful night in the beautiful city of Indianapolis. My heart is just filled with gratitude for being able to have this experience. First of all, a huge shout out goes… Continue reading NPKUA Conference
How is everyone’s summer going? Down here in Arizona we are surviving the three digit temperatures by being creative with indoor play (did you know couch cushions can entertain two little girls for hours?) and by going out of town a lot.🙂 So far we’ve had a family reunion in southern Utah, a California beach… Continue reading To Indianapolis!
My friend who is from Peru brought a potato beet salad to a church BBQ recently. (Yes, in Arizona we can have barbecues in January) It was so good! I decided to try making it. She didn’t have a recipe so I found some online. I mostly followed this one, though I left out the… Continue reading Ensalada Rusa Peruana
Recently my husband, the main dish-doer in our house, declared that this milk pitcher needed to go (and you know when I say ‘milk’ I mean formula, right? Anyone else call it that?). The handle was just too awkward to keep clean (who’s idea was that anyway? Yuck). Bye bye. Well my favorite milk pitcher… Continue reading New Milk Carafe
This is what I had for dinner tonight! I made crock pot white chicken chili for my husband and daughter. I decided to invent something similar (sort of) for myself. Here I go with a rough recipe! 1 can tomato soup + 1 1/2 cans water 1 tsp chicken Better Than Bouillon 1 tsp… Continue reading Taco Soup Invention
I was so excited when I got an email recently, inviting me to take this survey. This research is being conducted by Denise, a PhD student in Leeds, UK. Denise has PKU and is doing research on diet adherence. Hallelujah! I have written before on how passionate I am about this and how much I feel this needs to… Continue reading Research Survey
I recently took a nutrition class through Thrive to Five, a local community organization to support parents of young children. It was awesome. I’ve always enjoyed learning about nutrition, plus, as a stay-at-home mom, it felt SO GOOD to sit in a classroom (with my 2 year old in the complimentary childcare next door) and be a… Continue reading PKU and Nutrition – challenges and goals