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GFAF Expo / 🌎 Day (4/22/17)

First, I'm just excited that we made it to Illinois safely yesterday! Secondly, today was amazing (what a way to celebrate Earth 🌎 Day!) The Lil Chef and I met some really awesome people and tried tons of new products at the Gluten Free Allergen Friendly Expo in Schaumburg, IL
It felt so weird to go some where, outside of home, eat and not get sick. I snacked and tasted and drank and NOT one stomach issue, no migraines, no symptoms! Actually being able to eat with no symptoms was a surreal feeling. I invited my cousin and her daughter (from Indiana) who also has food allergies and we will be attending tomorrow as well. Any chance I get to show someone else, someone new the many options that "food allergy people" have, I'm taking it! I love that these types of events exist! We have options and the majority of them are healthy/good for you.

Slightly off the food subject for a second. I am in shock that I feel as well as I do. I'm sure all of the healthy supplements and medical devices I tested today really helped.
I have been in tremendous pain leading up to this trip. The chronic pain/illness Gods are on my side!
I am feeling better than I regularly do but I am little too tired to review some of the products that I tried today. After the expo tomorrow I will do another post regarding the products, companies, etc.

Thank you for being patient with me!

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