Welcome to my Corner!

Welcome to my Corner!
    Do you feel like a caterpillar, moving slowly through  life? Are you struggling emotionally and physically with an autoimmune diagnosis? Are you mourning the active lifestyle you used to lead or are you wishing to be healthier and fit? For those that struggle to maintain or achieve greater fitness levels due to autoimmune disease, Sybil Cooper Fitness promises to help...Read More

12 Common Triggers for Autoimmune Disease

12 Common Triggers for Autoimmune Disease
This article, 12 Common Triggers for Autoimmune Disease, very succinctly discusses the impact that nutrition has on autoimmunity. I think the phrase “being on the autoimmune spectrum” describes autoimmunity very well. I think many more people are on the autoimmune spectrum than have full-blown autoimmune disease. I feel my best and look my best (no bloat) when I stay true...Read More

Online Motivation Groups!

Online Motivation Groups!
Do you know what separates the less than 10% percent that finishes a Beachbody program from those that do? Accountability and support! Do you need to combat that sluggish feeling? Need to get in shape? Need some motivation and accountability? Well, I have the answer. Join my online motivation groups. Get daily accountability, get nutrition tips, weekly videos from your trainer with...Read More

How to Make Protein Bars

How to Make Protein Bars
Protein bars are easy to make and are great for on-the-go snacks. Commercial protein bars are often filled with fillers, soy, artificial flavors and sweeteners. Try this take on the protein bar formula from Team Beachbody Newsletter Recipe: Snack Bar-O-Matic Want to try your hand at making your own fruit and nut–based snack bar? In just a few minutes, you can...Read More

Five Stories of Nutrition and Healing in Autoimmunity

Five Stories of Nutrition and Healing in Autoimmunity
Today, I listened to a Phoenix Helix podcast Episode 30. I love her Stories podcasts which are Episodes 1, 14 and 30. In each of these three episodes, Eileen interviews people with different autoimmunity diseases. Today several of the stories really hit home for me. In the first story, Tracey reversed Scleroderma, Polymyositis, and Raynaud’s with the Autoimmune Protocol diet...Read More

Autoimmune Protocol and Dining Out = Trouble

Autoimmune Protocol and Dining Out = Trouble
When you are following the autoimmune protocol (AIP), it is quite challenging to eat out. Even a simple salad can have hidden triggers in the salad dressings such as artificial sweeteners, seed spices, and preservatives. So I was quite delighted when I saw that Panera Bread (the name says it all as to why I don’t go there – GLUTEN...Read More