In case you missed it, I hit the big landmark this past Friday of 20,000 Facebook likes. I try to use these milestones as the impetus for some reflection for myself, like:
- how far I’ve come in my personal health journey
- how far my blog has come in just 19 months
- how many people my writing/information has influenced and helped
- how crazy it is that 2 years ago I hadn’t even heard of the paleo diet and now I’m finishing an encyclopedic book on the subject…
I also use milestones as an excuse to give a little back to all my faithful readers and followers. It’s because of your enthusiasm, your comments, your questions, your support, your donations, and your connection with me that motivates me to keep writing, to keep researching, to keep experimenting on myself and to keep finding answers. So, I want to thank YOU for keeping me driven, keeping me on my toes, and making me feel like I am doing something truly important.
Yes, I’m doing another giveaway!!!!
For this giveaway, I decided to pull together some of my favorite resources for people with autoimmune disease (yes, yes, I know my blog has a much broader scope than just autoimmune disease, but since I’m literally just putting the last two appendices together for my book, it’s been on my mind a whole lot lately). Top on my list is Practical Paleo by Diane Sanfilippo (you can read my full review of this ridiculously awesome book here). Of course, Practical Paleo is definitely not just for people with autoimmune disease; and in fact, I think it’s the most useful paleo resource book available no matter who you are (it’s a pretty great cookbook too). A BIG thank you to Diane for donating a copy of her book!
I am also including my favorite e-book resources for people with autoimmune disease, including Mickey Trescott’s The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook, which is a rockin’ awesome cookbook no matter who you are. AND, I’m including a trio of e-book resources for those with autoimmune disease by Anne Angelone: The Autoimmune Paleo Plan, A Revolutionary Protocol To Rapidly Decrease Inflammation and Balance Your Immune System, The Paleo Autoimmune Protocol: Foods to Include and Eliminate in The Paleo AIP, and Anne’s latest book The Autoimmune Protocol: 4-Week AIP Menu that’s FODMAP FREE. A BIG thank you to Mickey Trescott and Anne Angelone who are donating copies of their e-books for this giveaway!!!! Of course, I’m also throwing in a “It’s Only Effort Until It’s Routine” T-shirt (and will ship it to wherever you live!). So, clearly, while these are great resources for those with autoimmune disease, you don’t need to have an autoimmune disease to enter this giveaway.
By the way, this is my first giveaway using Rafflecoptor. I’m mostly hoping that it will streamline the process on my end, but I’m interested to know if you have any comments… Like it? Dislike it?
If you are wondering about the e-book prizes, here’s more info:
The Autoimmune Paleo Cookbook was written by my friend Mickey Trescott and contains 110 autoimmune protocol-friendly recipes including some wonderful treats (and only 3 or 4 are similar to recipes that will be included in my book, so it’s a great compliment to The Paleo Approach). At this time, this book is available as an e-book only. Read my full review here and see preview recipes here and here.
My friend and functional medicine specialist Anne Angelone has written a trio of very handy guides to help you get started with the autoimmune protocol. The Autoimmune Paleo Plan, A Revolutionary Protocol To Rapidly Decrease Inflammation and Balance Your Immune System will help walk you through the basics of the autoimmune protocol, what to avoid and what to eat more of, with 26 recipes to get you started. You can read my full review here. The Paleo Autoimmune Protocol: Foods to Include and Eliminate in The Paleo AIP includes very useful food lists and is available in print or as an e-book. You can read my full review here. Anne’s latest book The Autoimmune Protocol: 4-Week AIP Menu that’s FODMAP FREE is a new release which I have yet to review, but the title says it all!