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I live in Hailey, Idaho and love to learn about food! I love exploring new ways to cook more healthy for my family! I have 3 kids, one with autism and bi-polar disorder. We are considering going GFCF but need more info.
I live in Hailey, Idaho and love to learn about food! I love exploring new ways to cook more healthy for my family! I have 3 kids, one with autism and bi-polar disorder. We are considering going GFCF but need more info.




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Member Since: 4/5/2009

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My Goals:
I just want to fit into my clothes better and get my stomach back to where it was before children (pipe dream).

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I am very interested in nutrition and eating healthy.

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I am the mommy to 3 children: 15, 12, 9. My middle son has asperger's autism, bi-polar disorder and ADHD.

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We are followers of Christ and I know He will lead and guide us each day.

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MOMMA_BEAR_69
2/27/2011 1:49:21 AM

Hi and welcome to Spark People where you will find lots of information and tons of support and encouragement from all our members. You will find that we also have fun along the way. Drink your 8-8oz glasses of water a day, watch your portion control and walk, dance or do any exercise you enjoy. Use your fitness and nutrition tracker daily. These tips will definitely help in lowering your numbers. Don't expect miracles right away...this is a lifestyle change not a diet. You will be much healthier in the long run. Post any concerns, comments or questions you may have and someone will respond quickly.
Start each day with a positive thought just for that day. Reading and reflecting on an inspirational thought or message before you start your day can put you in a positive frame of mind.
Your thoughts determine whether you have a good day or a bad day. Fill your mind with positive ideas, suggestions, and thoughts. You will find it will change your attitude and changing your attitude can change your life.
Sometimes just reading an inspirational quote or a short paragraph helps one see the positive in a situation. Sometimes as your day progresses you just need to take a breakā€¦Take a mental break and read or think about a message of inspiration.
Never underestimate your power to change and improve! You are a good person, with wonderful qualities, and you can reach your goals!
If I can be of any help to you, please let me know with a spark mail or a comment on my page. I am here for you.
God bless you on your journey to a healthier you.
Hugs,
Helen
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I left information on the thread regarding the GFCF Diet. If I can help you further with this, please let me know.




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LYNDALOVES2HIKE
2/26/2011 11:45:59 PM

I'm so sorry you have to deal with so much - my brother has BPD and ADHD and my son has had many similar symptoms so I know what a challenge it can be, both for the child and for the adults around him. I don't blame you for seeking out solutions and really wish I had info about the GFCF diet as it relates to your specific situation.

Unfortunately, all I can do is wish you and your family the best as you learn how to deal with the cards you've been dealt - I haven't heard or read any 'danger' from GFCF diet but suggest you check with organizations who are credible to see if you find any - even if you don't find specific benefits outlined by research, as long as there aren't documented dangers, I think I would give it a try!

I wish I had constructive advice but all I can really do is send you a big bunch of...

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