CTUPTON   122,880
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Dr. Joel Fuhrman. Eat for Health. Eat to Live. Mostly use meat as a condiment. Almost no dairy. No a





John (had a serious stroke in 2006) with me (caregiver). Background a merry-go-round horse.





Me wearing tiera and corsage. (40 yrs. teaching!)With my 3 friends who set up the Retirement brunch.



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SP friends have helped me lose 30 lbs. Thank you all!

Summer--now into the Fall--- 2014--more and more using the Food Sensitivity Eating Plan from ALCAT based on blood testing. Fuhrman got me started 2 years ago. Now to refine my eating with the ALCAT eating plan. 90 days to become nearly 100% compliant with the elimination of foods I am most sensitive to and using the 4 day rotation eating plan for those foods I am not sensitive to or only mildly sensitive to. My Blogs explain the list of foods for each of 4 days and my progress eating this way. ...
Summer--now into the Fall--- 2014--more and more using the Food Sensitivity Eating Plan from ALCAT based on blood testing. Fuhrman got me started 2 years ago. Now to refine my eating with the ALCAT eating plan. 90 days to become nearly 100% compliant with the elimination of foods I am most sensitive to and using the 4 day rotation eating plan for those foods I am not sensitive to or only mildly sensitive to. My Blogs explain the list of foods for each of 4 days and my progress eating this way. In 6 months I can slowly try eating foods I have eliminated. Fatigue, body pain, and food cravings are the life-long symptoms I hope to stop. Wish me luck.

June 2014. Finally after 5 years Sparking, I am below 250!
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Failing to plan is planning to fail!
-Do I have fresh and frozen produce in the house?
-Do I have meals frozen for when I just can't get it together?
-Am I drinking my water?
-Am I getting to the pool often? No problem here!!!!
-Am I pacing myself ? Am I breathing?
-Am I getting the extra help I need, even if I have to pay for it? I am a CAREGIVER since 2008 for DH.
-Am I planning fun into my day? Well--I still don't have enough energy to do this successfully.
-Am I Eating at the Table?. Oh boy is this hard for me!

I don't need those hundreds of snacks between meals!
NO SNACKS! NO SECONDS! NO SWEETS! except for "S Days!"
This is really, really hard for me!

Eat G-BOMBS! Greens, Beans, Onions, Mushrooms, Berries and Seeds ...for reducing body inflammation and pain from FM.

We can do this, Friends! I can do this! You've come a long way, Baby!
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Member Since: 1/31/2008

SparkPoints: 122,880

Fitness Minutes: 37,991

My Goals:
Tools:1)NO S DIET
2) Dr. Fuhrman-Eat for Health
3)The Inflammation Free Diet Plan by Reinagel and Torelli,MD

TO GET MY FOCUS ON FUN ACTIVITIES:
-photography
-DVDs from the library to limit evening eating
-fantastic fiction.com
- daily fun music
- exercise dvds or wii fit
-geocaching




My Program:
Eating Plan for my food sensitivities from ALCAT
blood testing.

Veggies!VeggiesVeggies!

EAT AT THE TABLE! to limit my over 65 year habit of eating while watching TV and now eating while computing.

Continue regular water aerobics! I LOVE THIS!


Personal Information:
About 253 lbs. Jan. 2014. I can't seem to stay below 250. :
-FINALLY! BELOW 250 ! VERY EXCITING!! June 2014
- I did not think it could happen: 245! Sept. 2014.

-married Dec. 9, 1972
-one grown daughter who has FM too.
-CAREGIVER since husband's stroke 2006
-fighting pain from fibromyalgia and myofacial trigger point bumps
-bad knees and one bad shoulder
-retired after 40 yrs.
-Science teacher retired
-Teacher of the Deaf-ret
-Grew up near Buffalo, NY--then Canton, CT...
now in Bloomfield,CT
-LOVES water aerobics!
-forensics buff
-fascinated by ocean creatures
- 67.... Yikes!
- geocaching
-orange/white cat CUJO #MaineCoon)

Other Information:
"Failure to plan is planning to fail." It is hard to admit that I actually do plan to fail.

If I really wanted to quit over indulging in the evenings, I would have a good, doable plan in place, now wouldn't I?

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CJBAGGINS
10/24/2014 4:01:20 PM

Welcome to the Catholic Critters Team!

I pray that God will guide you on your healthy journey, and Our Blessed Mother offers her intercession to help you to make good choices on the way to reaching your goals.

When did you retire from teaching?

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10/24/2014 1:39:33 PM

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JUDI_CUTIE
10/23/2014 6:45:25 PM

Hi Again Chris,
I hope your shoulder surgery will be a huge success and that you will make it through the recovery without too much trouble.



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JUDI_CUTIE
10/23/2014 6:41:09 PM

Hi Chris,
Thanks for your comment on my blog about my eye situation. I have just "celebrated" two years since this happened. The loss of vision in my right eye is never going to come back. But all in all, I am used to the situation, and I can do all of the important things like driving, working, and more.
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CHERRIET
10/23/2014 5:44:40 PM

Thank you for the Welcome Goodie!



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