Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Valentine’s Day Candy Hearts

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Around Christmas time I received a Facebook message from a gal I knew in college when we studied abroad in London, saying that she too has Fructose Malabsorption.

Of course I was sad for her, but mostly I was excited.  I finally know someone else who has it!  Poor Megan.  But yay for me!  (I don’t feel too bad admitting this, because she said she felt the same way when she found my blog.)

We made plans to make the candy hearts everyone gives out on Valentine’s Day with the little messages.  “C u later,” “call me,” “fructose sucks,” you know, the usual sayings. Continue reading

6 Ways To Survive the Holidays With Fructose Malabsorption

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I absolutely adore holiday season.  The rest of the year, I’m a cynical pessimist, but I can’t help falling prey to the cheery commercialism and succumbing to that warm fuzzy feeling you get when entering a mall starting at the beginning of November.

But this year a dark cloud has been hovering over my contentment, and thy name is Fructose Malabsorption. Continue reading