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So much for re-introducing foods this week...

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Just had a telephone conference with my naturopath.

My LDL cholesterol is a little high, so we are dealing with it using olive oil. It's not high enough to need medications or anything like that, so it's all good.

I am going to start taking B12. Apparently my numbers are half of what he'd like to see. We never did get vitamin D done either. There are also a few more blood tests he'd like to have done, so I am waiting to see if there is a way to get them done other than sending them to the US - big expenses to go that way.

I also have bacterial issues in my gut. I am low on good bacteria. I don't have bad bacteria. But I am over-run with the middle of the road ones. The ones that just take up space, do nothing good or bad. So the plan is to wipe out these ones, and then replenish my system with good ones. It will take 2 weeks to wipe out the bad ones, then 4-6 weeks to replenish the good ones.

Then after this is all done, it'll be a good time to start to re-introduce foods.

So I guess I'm not starting re-introduction this week after all. No use re-introducing things to see how I react to them until my system is fixed.

So I guess it's two more months of this cleansing. I'm not sure how I feel about that. I guess I'm getting used to it, so it shouldn't be that bad, right???

  
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JUSTME29 6/26/2012 6:10PM

    It should gey easier now that you're sort of used to it. Bummer though.

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LIFESTYLEWITCH 6/26/2012 6:04PM

    don't give up!

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Today's Kick in the Butt

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Well, here we go again. The Lazy-Boy has reached up and grabbed my butt. Now it's time to kick it right out of this chair and get my run in. Before it get's too hot out to do it.



Enough sitting here wishing the fat off my a$$. Sorry for the graphic language, but it's a graphic image I need to see. Wishing it won't make it so. Action will. Are you worth the 30min of effort it takes? Or not???



You can reach your goal by this fall, BUT ONLY IF YOU PUT THE EFFORT IN NOW. TODAY. Putting it off until tomorrow will only see you still here and struggling in a year. I know it. You know it. So what's the problem???



Okay, so I wasn't lazy yesterday. I made myself proud yesterday. But yesterday is done. It has no bearing on the outcome of today. If I don't get up and give 'er today, it will completely defeat and waste all I worked for yesterday.

The only way hard work pays off is when you build on it. If you stall out or stop, it is all wasted. It get's you no where. It only gets you to your goals if you KEEP GOING!



Think about it. I can either spend this next hour on my butt watching it expand. Or I can get dressed, get out there, and make myself proud. Work for the body I want. Heck, work for the body everyone wants.



*******UPDATE**************
It's 11 am and I'm done my run for today. C25K Week1Day2. Wicked hot again today 26C(79F) - feels like 33C(91F). Almost too hot to run today. I am actually dripping with sweat.

2.39miles in 33min. Avg hr - 142.

  
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ANGLE-A 6/26/2012 12:36PM

    I LOVE the junk food picture!!

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LALMEIDA 6/26/2012 12:30PM

  emoticon emoticon I love the blog

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Today's Kick in the Butt

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Well, here we go again. The Lazy-Boy has reached up and grabbed my butt. Now it's time to kick it right out of this chair and get my run in. Before it get's too hot out to do it.



Enough sitting here wishing the fat off my a$$. Sorry for the graphic language, but it's a graphic image I need to see. Wishing it won't make it so. Action will. Are you worth the 30min of effort it takes? Or not???



You can reach your goal by this fall, BUT ONLY IF YOU PUT THE EFFORT IN NOW. TODAY. Putting it off until tomorrow will only see you still here and struggling in a year. I know it. You know it. So what's the problem???



Okay, so I wasn't lazy yesterday. I made myself proud yesterday. But yesterday is done. It has no bearing on the outcome of today. If I don't get up and give 'er today, it will completely defeat and waste all I worked for yesterday.

The only way hard work pays off is when you build on it. If you stall out or stop, it is all wasted. It get's you no where. It only gets you to your goals if you KEEP GOING!



Think about it. I can either spend this next hour on my butt watching it expand. Or I can get dressed, get out there, and make myself proud. Work for the body I want. Heck, work for the body everyone wants.

  
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DESERTJULZ 6/26/2012 12:45PM

    I especially love "The Junk Food You've Wanted For An Hour vs. The Body You've Wanted For Your Entire Life."

Wow, that quote really drives it home!!!

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Day 20 of my Cleansing Diet

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

I'm almost there. Wow. I honestly didn't think I would ever make it, especially once I started having withdrawal and nightmares like I was having. But I can see the beginning of the next phase. I'm kind of excited to start it too.

Last night I had a night filled with strange dreams again. Could have been stress. Could have been the heat - it's wicked warm here yesterday. Guess it doesn't really matter why. It just is.

I am feeling stronger. I spent most of yesterday hungry though. I can't keep doing this long term. It won't last. I don't do hunger on a regular basis.

I bought canning supplies yesterday. I am getting ready to start making my own tomato sauces, ketchup, BBQ sauce, etc. Then later in the season, I will be canning fruit too.

Anyhow, as for today, I'm going to stay on the cleansing diet, run, and plan a little more about the re-introduction phase. What order am I doing to introduce the foods? When? I am also going to be looking into planing exactly what I'll be eating with each food, so I can see if I need to break it down further based on possible combination foods.

  


June 25 BodyMedia

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

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