Magical Budapest: My Favorites Places

Budapest was truly a magical city. The architecture, the people, and the vibe were just perfect. I stayed close to the Danube, so I was able to walk along it many times. Looking at all the buildings and bridges lit up was so amazing. Budapest will have a special place in my heart for a [...]

The First 36 Hours Are the Hardest

Before I begin this post, I want to say my trip to Europe went very well and I had a great time.  It is an experience that I am still comprehending.  I have so many great memories and so many photos.  But I feel the need to start at the very beginning, even though the [...]

Gluten-Free Diet and Withdrawal

I started my gluten-free diet almost two weeks ago after being diagnosed with celiac disease.  Going gluten free is not easy and there are many withdrawal effects.  Some studies have suggested that humans can be "addicted" to gluten in similar ways that a person can be addicted to heroin.  This is why it has been [...]