My Big Book of Lyme Recovery

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How Did I Recover From Lyme Disease?

This is a question I’m getting a lot of, lately. There are so many horrific Lyme stories online, and they are all true, but there are also stories of recovery that can workout in the end: like mine.

I’m not the only one … read more...

Shhh…The 5-Day No Complaining Challenge

Shhh...The 5-Day No Complaining Challenge on alisonsmith.com

I live a very privileged life.

I’ve been able to recover from 8-years of Lyme Disease — that was a crazy challenge; I’m super educated; I’ve never been held back from doing anything just because I’m a girl; I had the best parents on the planet, who let me shape … read more...

Break Free From Sugar FREE Video Series with Alison Smith Ph.D.

We are surrounded by sugar. It’s in almost all of the foods we eat, and it feels nearly impossible to escape. Five years ago, when I had to go sugar-free to help my body through treatment for a chronic illness, I had no idea how I was going to quit. … read more...

My favorite healthy shops in my Toronto neighbourhood by alisonsmith.com

I live in a small, Toronto neighbourhood known as the Gerrard India Bazaar. It’s also called Little India, and it only takes up a couple of blocks. The main drag is home to colourful, pastel buildings, bright graffiti murals, and mostly South Asian restaurants, grocery stores, and clothing shops.

When … read more...

What I Love About My Body, After Lyme Disease

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I was inspired this week by my friend, Kat Woods, who wrote about how her illness taught her to love her body at any weight. (Click here to read her post.) And, it made me think…what lessons have I learned from Lyme Disease that make me love my … read more...