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
Growing up following the PKU diet, you get a lot of questions. You drink a special formula, say ‘no’ to many foods, and often eat different food – and people notice. It can be hard to know how to explain PKU, because it is so rare and it’s unlike any food issue most people have… Continue reading Explaining the PKU Diet
I was interviewed recently about life with PKU for this genetic testing website. They published it for National PKU Awareness day. Me You and PKU – Recombine
You may be thinking that was a typo. But no, I meant, “protein cooking,” not, “Low-protein cooking.” Because, for many of us, we are not living our PKU life in isolation, we are a part of a family! We often end up cooking protein and low-protein food side by side. Growing up I am sure… Continue reading Protein Cooking
TRU: The Real You — Taking Control: What I’ve Learned From Having PKU
One of my best friends has this awesome blog about TRU Beauty to help women and girls come to know their true value and potential. This week she featured an article I wrote about what I’ve learned from having PKU. Check it out and ‘Like’ their facebook page!
A re-used Cool Whip container. A dirty portable weigh scale. A hand mixer. A plastic straw with teeth marks on it. What do these items have in common? These are all part of my daily formula routine. Every morning one of the first things I do is make my formula. I store water in the fridge… Continue reading The Power of Routine
My mom and I were interviewed for this article