Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 109 – CONCLUSION

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free)

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 109 – CONCLUSION

September 14, 2018 Day 109 and the conclusion of our Project End Alopecia with gluten-free diet experiment. I'm bringing this journal to an end with a few notes: While on a gluten-free journey, we are seeing hair regrowth in previous hair loss patches. Hair growth rate varies between spots around the head (some spots are more stubborn than others). Further hair loss seems to be[...]

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 105

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free)

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 105

September 10, 2018 We've been about 90% gluten-free with small distractions here and there, and daily topical treatment using ginger juice + essential oils. In addition, we are also using Soygreen to ensure we have adequate intake of plant based protein (from soybeans) and a variety of phytochemicals from green vegetables daily. Hair growth progress 1. Top view [caption id="attachment_2109" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Top view on[...]

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 89

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free)

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 89

August 25, 2018 In my last post, I mentioned that we were off our gluten-free diet plan due to summer distractions. We got back on to gluten-free diet for Little Claire on around August 13, 2018.   Hair growth progress 1. Left crown area [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="398"] Left crown area on June 5, 2018[/caption] [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="398"] Left crown area on June 14,[...]

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 56

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free)

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 56

July 23, 2018 Day 56 of our journey, and we have been slightly off the gluten-free diet plan track. Because... summer happened! Little Claire's grandparents (my parents) visited from halfway around the world on July 4th. So naturally we had a ton of fam time, fam outings, and some getaways. Even with the best intention to stay on our gluten-free track, I realised we had[...]

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 34

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free)

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 34

June 30, 2018 I can't believe we made it to 34 days. Wow! We are one week into the summer break. No school and a weirdly rainy and gloomy summer in Vancouver so far means we are lazing around indoors more than we'd like. Little Claire's appetite hasn't been the best because we haven't been keeping up with physical activities and the much anticipated time[...]

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 22

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free)

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 22

June 18, 2018 Everything is heading in the right direction in terms of hair regrowth. Even though we had a few occasions when we deviated from the gluten-free diet plan. Can't help it with the end of school year, summer festive and celebratory mood. The deviation was very minimal though, and didn't last more than one meal at a time. Our occasional deviation from gluten-free[...]

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 19

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free)

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 19

June 14, 2018 I'm writing this post so late because life has taken over at our fam-ville, between upcoming audit for our business, end of school year and all the good stuff that comes with starting the summer break. But in keeping with the original intention of starting this journal update, I still think better late than never. Our gluten-free diet update We're still going[...]

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 16

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free)

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 16

June 11, 2018 I haven't been updating this journal on a daily basis. There hasn't been much difference in what we're doing in terms of nutrition and gluten-free diet every day. We're also still diligent with topical ginger juice and essential oils treatment, however we are spacing it out some days, giving the scalp a little break on some days when Little Claire would resist[...]

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 13

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free)

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 13

June 8, 2018 We woke up to a misty, cloudy and gloomy Vancouver. It is PD day Friday, so we have no school today but will be headed for Parent-Teacher Conference mid morning. I suggested a family donut outing in the morning. It would be good to get us out of the house together on a more relaxed rhythm, different from the usual hustle and[...]

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 12 + Recipe

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free)

Project End Alopecia (Gluten-Free): Day 12 + Recipe

June 7, 2018 Welcome to Day 12 of our Project End Alopeci journey. Over the last few days I've been a little busier with my brand new Instagram account - check it out here. My goal is to get more insights on areas that I discuss about on this blog, and to reach more people with helpful info, inspo and lessons learned. So 12 days[...]

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