1. any heavenly body.
2. a person's destiny, temperament, etc.

Whether you’re reading this because you’re gluten intolerant, suffer from PVFS or CFS, are starting to grow your own veggies, embracing natural and/or alternative remedies, or just want to enjoy the journey with us, please remember I’m not a medical expert, nor am I here to debate global warming. Being diagnosed with a life-changing illness, looking for answers or changing the way one lives can all be overwhelming events, so I hope that by sharing the triumphs and tragedies, you too will benefit in some way from our journey.

I hope you enjoy the journey and if you leave this blog having learnt only one new recipe or started to think about finding your star, then this blog’s purpose has been served.

My two favourite sayings:
Pondering the choices we make at the crossroads is like revision in the school of life. Regretting the mistakes or taking for granted the successes means we have learnt nought.
An attentive student will gain wisdom from the mistakes and joy from the successes. Cartillyer – 2008

'Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.' Mohandas Gandhi

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Testing Post

I apologise for this boring 'test post', but I'm having a lot of trouble with the formatting going skewiff when followers receive the posts via email. 

If anyone receives this post and finds there are a few words pushed together without the appropriate space between them, please email me or leave me a comment so I can try to eliminate the problem. 

I have also changed the email post so that you may have to follow the link to the blog to read the

Thursday, March 29, 2012

A Jouney's More Fun in Numbers

Every member plays an important part in our family. Whether they’re a willing participant or not, they’re sharing our journey with us and all bring something unique to it.

So my first few posts will be an insight into our colourful clan, introducing one member each time. (They’re going to kill me!)

Our journey is, without a doubt, driven by me, Mrs T.

I am the one who fell ill, I am the one who has doneall of the research and I am the one who is determined to not only make my family as healthy as it can be, but happy and comfortable with themselves and life.

Monday, March 5, 2012


Welcome to Finding My Star

If you visit the 'About' tab you will learn a little more about this blog and its purpose. I will no longer be posting to my Because Mum Said… blog. 

The small, humorous events in our lives help make the dark times more bearable and are an important part of our journey, so from now on they will be posted here!