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G-d knows what’s best for us.

G-d knows what’s best for us.

I just reread my last blog entry. I remember that night. The heartfelt prayers by the holy candles, wishing for clarity and a solution. I’m so glad to be able to tell you that our prayers have been answered. My son was accepted into a […]

My prayer for the 8th night of Hannukah

My prayer for the 8th night of Hannukah

It’s the 8th night of Hannukah. It’s written in our holy books that on the last night, you can ask G-d for anything you need. It’s an auspicious time for prayer and prayer requests. I am sitting by the menorah, together with my husband and […]

(Food struggle) Progress of the PSE treatment

(Food struggle) Progress of the PSE treatment

Quite a bit has happened in the last few weeks. I have been taking the drops religiously from October. The first few weeks I saw no significant change. Then I started getting some weird symptoms. One fine day I woke up and felt the room […]

My complicated thoughts on the election

My complicated thoughts on the election

(disclaimer: some of it is religious in nature) This is a tough time to be American. I’m sure glad I don’t live there right now. Passions are running high, everyone has an opinion. Some are grieving, some are ecstatic. My facebook feed is a mix […]

(food struggle) Progress of PSE treatment

(food struggle) Progress of PSE treatment

Katya asked me to come back after 4 weeks. It’s now two weeks after that appointment so I have been busy with the treatment for 6 weeks now. She had told me that patience was needed as this would not be a quick fix. I’d […]

(Food struggle) Psychosomatic energetics.

(Food struggle) Psychosomatic energetics.

There I was, sitting in the office of Katya, a naturopath from Germany. She invites me to sit next to her and starts by asking me some questions. What are my problems? Well, I have many but I talk about my very frequent stomachaches and […]

(Food struggle) What’s wrong with me?

(Food struggle) What’s wrong with me?

I have always suffered from stomachaches from as long as I can remember. After I eat too much I have stomach cramps. I am way too dependent on meds. I also keep getting sinus infections. After going to regular doctors and finding nothing wrong, I […]

(food struggle) New category.

(food struggle) New category.

Some of you might know that I started a new blog to talk about my food journey. Since I see that it’s not getting more readers I decided to just add another page to this blog where I talk exclusively about my food issues. The […]

My food struggle-intro

My food struggle-intro

Hi everybody, Let me start this off by telling you about myself, my history and what’s next. I hope you’ll relate to at least some of it. Growing up, I was actually thin. No problem whatsoever with my weight. At age 16 I went to […]

Why do Orthodox Jews sit in a hut on the festival of Sukkos?

Why do Orthodox Jews sit in a hut on the festival of Sukkos?

Our next holiday is upon us. The High Holidays are over, we hope we are all inscribed in the book of life and that we will merit a good, sweet year. Sukkos: a major Jewish festival held in the autumn (beginning on the 15th day of […]