HTG_ZOO   9,097
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My girls, both gone now...

My nephew's first birthday

With Rob, years ago

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Relaunch x2

My previous relaunch failed, so I'm at it again. Still looking for balance and health.
My previous relaunch failed, so I'm at it again. Still looking for balance and health.



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 current weight: 241.0 

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Member Since: 3/14/2007

SparkPoints: 9,097

Fitness Minutes: 1,904

My Goals:
I'm working towards getting to a healthy weight by establishing healthy habits and patterns. I'm also trying to work with to get my health under control.

My Program:
I'm trying to stick to my special food allergy diet.
NO wheat, soy, fish, eggs, yeast, alcohol, or molds.
Very little: processed foods, sugars, fruits, carbs, and cheese.

Personal Information:
I love my pets, and have many of them, they include 3 cats, 5 dogs +4 puppies, 4 turtles, 15 rats +6 babies, 1 parakeet / budgie, 4 rabbits, 1 dwarf hamster, some fish, and 40+ chickens of the meat and eggs varieties.

Other Information:
I'm crafty by nature. Mostly, I make things for pets and kids. You can see some of my things at my Etsy store.

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Member Comments:
5/19/2009 6:31:12 PM

i love animals alos but right now just not working out to have them ihad to stop and read when you said you crochete.

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2/6/2009 11:58:48 PM

Had not checked in on you for a while. Thought I would stop in and say hello. Just want to say stick with it and your doing a great job.

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6/17/2008 9:08:52 PM

Ahhh, of course! Oxolates! I saw an interesting "program" for diluting kidney stones on You Tube (drinking mushy asparagus was part of the protocol). He was not amused as he didn't like asparagus - lol). My SIL's DH has kidney disease in his family and both of their kids have issues also. One has "Bright's Disease", the other kidney stones ... or now she's taking that back and saying it was a pinched nerve. Whatever! DH and SIL have high bp and SIL is far worse off for not taking her diet seriously (she's obese), nor exercising regularly. DH has changed his diet a LOT and we're hoping it matters. Anyway - I've read tons about oxolates, but forgot the greens, so thanks for reminding me. Actually, this is a post that might be interesting to those in our CD team ... wanna run with it and find some interesting stuff to share for us? :) (DH's mother had celiac btw!)

I've read where calcium absorption is best when Vitamin D is higher - if it's not, you'll likely not absorb it as well. Have you had your Vit D3 level tested? You'd want a number 50 or higher. Mine was 15! But I'm now at 39 with supplements (oil caps are best). didn't know if you knew.

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6/2/2008 2:41:43 AM

We have a lot of bunnies in our yard - they like to eat my flowers :). That's a cute pic.

Re: your celiac test - I'm assuming they also tested blood for celiac then? It's KINDA unusual for them to do a biopsy first, then the blood (but was the case for me actually - just happened they were looking for something else). Have you looked into hyperparathyroidism? They'd test your parathyroid hormone (PTH), vit D and calcium for that. Tell me more about your not being able to eat greens for your kidneys (DH has high bp, and idiopathic kidney obstruction we're dealing with right now). I wasn't much help. What are your symptoms that you're dealing with still? I gotta pack for vacation - ttyl!

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6/1/2008 10:22:39 AM

Had to stop by your page.... I saw your posting over at 3dogcrews blog. We raise NETHERLAND DWARF Rabbits so I just adore your bunny in the profile pic with you.

Happy weekend - Nice to meet you!

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