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My Adrenals Hurt

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Instead of cold turkey detox from my small daily mug of coffee/caffeine, I'm trying to wean slowly.

However, whenever I do this not only do I get the headaches, but my adrenals also rebel until the caffeine is completely out of my system. Woe is me. (smiling)

  
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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 9/17/2012 4:03PM

    Woe, woe, woe.....
Hugs,
Kay

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CATLADY52 9/17/2012 3:44PM

    Hope it doesn't last too long (although it probably seems an eternity). emoticon emoticon

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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/17/2012 2:04PM

    Hang in there, GF. You will get there.

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NANCY- 9/17/2012 8:03AM

    Aw Sweetie!
Hang in there, you will achieve your goal.

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DJ4HEALTH 9/16/2012 10:18PM

    Those headaches will go away after you get the caffeine out of your system. Just give it time. As for your adrenals can't help you there since I don't know what they are doing. Maybe they need a rest from all the caffeine.

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NATPLUMMER 9/16/2012 9:31PM

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ELISADENK 9/16/2012 8:57PM

    Check out your local health food store and see if they have anything that can help.

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YENGLISH100 9/16/2012 7:22PM

    Thanks for the comment on my blog today.

BTW, I gave up sugar and wheat for 2 years. It was amazing. While I occasionally eat both now, I am not as addicted. Caffeine though, that would be tough.

keep plugging.
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-LINDA_S 9/16/2012 7:21PM

    Good luck! It will be worth it in the end!

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LIVINGFREE19 9/16/2012 6:58PM

    It is great you are making the small change away from caffeine!
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This Is a Royal Pain

Saturday, September 15, 2012

In about an hour, I have the great pleasure (NOT!) of trying to round up Prince Harry, put him in the carrier, and head out to the vet again. His eyeball was treated about a month ago and has gotten worse. I'm hoping it's just a matter of stronger eyedrops and not something awful going on. Meanwhile, going to the vet is a stressful thing. Less so now that I found this new vet. Hope all turns out okay with him. And his brother, William, is such a baby that I have to worry about him being alone. These boys think they are people and need humans around to function well.

Wishing all a happy day.

  
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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/16/2012 6:35PM

    i hope everything turns out okay. I have a friend whose dog is having eye trouble too.

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NANCY- 9/16/2012 8:10AM

    emoticon I hope there will be a happy ending.

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 9/15/2012 7:19PM

    I hope things turn out okay.....

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CATLADY52 9/15/2012 5:48PM

    I hope that Harry gets a clean bill of health. emoticon

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LIVINGFREE19 9/15/2012 3:43PM

    I hope the visit goes well, and there's minimal stress to you and Harry.
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JLITT62 9/15/2012 1:34PM

    I always find taking them to the vet very tiring . . . the dogs are so much easier!

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THEADMIRAL 9/15/2012 1:34PM

    Prince Harry knows what's coming up, so OF COURSE, he'll avoid you. My female cat could squeeze herself into the most impossible of hiding places when she knew she had to go to the vet. I didn't put her into a carrier though. Once I got her to the vet, she'd tuck her entire head under my arm and "hide". I hope his Highness' eye improves soon, poor fella.

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NATPLUMMER 9/15/2012 12:28PM

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JACKIE542 9/15/2012 11:16AM

    I sure hope all goes well! emoticon

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109 Degrees Today in San Diego!!!!

Friday, September 14, 2012

Seems that we are getting the heat wave later than the rest of you had earlier in the year. It has been exceptionally hot for weeks now.

Wishing all a fun weekend.

  
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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/16/2012 6:31PM

    I'm glad it is over here.

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 9/15/2012 7:25PM

    Holy smokes!!! That's really rare for SD. I didn't realize that was going on because I don't really watch the national news. Hope it ends soon for you. I know violence really goes up in the Chicago area during heatwaves. That's why this summer in particular was a bad one for the murder rate around here.

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ARCHIMEDESII 9/15/2012 1:56PM

    YIKES !! That's way too hot for me. Hope your temps improve soon !



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NANCY- 9/15/2012 9:01AM

    Hope you are finding cool ways to work out.

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JILLYBEAN25 9/15/2012 1:15AM

    I'm totally over this heat wave. It can go away any time now.

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DJ4HEALTH 9/14/2012 10:25PM

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2WHEELEDSHARON 9/14/2012 9:12PM

    Wow, stay cool and have a fun weekend.

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DS9KIE 9/14/2012 8:56PM

    woow wee you still have it hot....well finally it was in the 70's..It has been hot here since June and this week is the first week that its cool.

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LILYBELLE8 9/14/2012 8:15PM

    Holy Cow! I wish I could send you a little of our overnight temps - which hover around 30 degrees now in my part of Idaho. Maybe the sweating will be good for weight loss???

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DDHEART 9/14/2012 7:38PM

    Hopefully...it won't last longer than you can stand it. Perhaps it's time for one of those special vitamix creations!

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HAWAIIANMAMMA 9/14/2012 7:16PM

    I know! I've been dying today! East County, even! Ugh...

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LIVINGFREE19 9/14/2012 7:02PM

    Sorry to hear that, my friend.
That heat was really nerve racking. I wish it was over for everybody, and I hope it does not happen again next summer!
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CATLADY52 9/14/2012 6:51PM

    That sounds totally abnormal for San Diego at any time.

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MERRYMARY42 9/14/2012 6:35PM

    Hot as ever up here in the Los Angeles basin, absolutely unreal,

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JACKIE542 9/14/2012 6:15PM

    I agree, hot here too.

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NATPLUMMER 9/14/2012 5:43PM

    That's pretty toasty for San Diego.

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I NO LONGER EVEN THINK OF SUGAR

Thursday, September 13, 2012

In fact, about a week ago, I took a half banana out of the freezer (I use them for my smoothies) as I was having a hunger attack. Could only eat about half of it - it was too sweet!!! Can you believe that? Unreal, for the former sugar queen of the galaxy.

Doing well with caffeine weaning. Down to half a small mug a day.

  
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NANCY- 9/14/2012 9:18AM

    Isn't amazing what our body can adjust to.
You are doing ....
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LIVINGFREE19 9/13/2012 8:13PM

    That is so awesome!
I have had that happen before too (with a different food), and it is an awesome feeling!
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KAYLSLYNN 9/13/2012 7:58PM

    YOU ARE DOING GREAT KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK. emoticon

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JACKIE542 9/13/2012 7:34PM

    That is how I feel, I can no longer drink soda. Good job. emoticon

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 9/13/2012 6:32PM

    That's great!

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DS9KIE 9/13/2012 6:02PM

    so how do you do it?

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CATLADY52 9/13/2012 4:38PM

    Super! emoticon

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2WHEELEDSHARON 9/13/2012 3:21PM

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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/13/2012 2:37PM

    You are doing amazing!! Keep it up!

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NATPLUMMER 9/13/2012 2:32PM

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ANDREAG89 9/13/2012 2:29PM

    Awesome!!! I look forward to that day....

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Honoring 9/11 Victims & Their Families

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

I never forget. God bless you all.

  
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ALEXSGIRL1 9/12/2012 7:59PM

    I will never forget either

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LIVINGFREE19 9/12/2012 2:05PM

    God Bless America!

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2WHEELEDSHARON 9/11/2012 10:17PM

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DEBBY4576 9/11/2012 10:12PM

    My heart hurts every year on this day.

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NATPLUMMER 9/11/2012 3:49PM

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SIMPLELIFE4REAL 9/11/2012 12:15PM

    hugs!

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THEADMIRAL 9/11/2012 11:58AM

    Amen to that.

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MORTICIAADDAMS 9/11/2012 10:27AM

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ENCHANTEDBROOM 9/11/2012 10:16AM

    A very dear friend once told me that all those that persihed on this day in 2011 are now hero angels watching over us.

Have the altar full of lit candles!!

Love and Light

Anni



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