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I just love ice cream and can't have it...so found some substitutes...

Thursday, March 15, 2012

I found frozen deserts made wtih coconut milk and other flavors, rice milk frozen deserts. I have only tasted one so far but it is so good I had to measure 1/2 cupful so I wouldn't overdo it.

I also found coconut milk yogurt and goat milk yogurt since I am not supposed to eat cow's milk or soy products. I am amazed at how many foods have soy added. Also I have to watch out for peanuts.

As I was reading the ingredients in the grocery store some of them were so full of chemicals and words I couldn't pronounce that I felt a bit itchy just reading the package....(seriously?)

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MSLZZY 3/15/2012 11:58PM

    Most sound pretty gross, don't they?

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My food sensitivities...

Thursday, March 15, 2012

All nine of them are mild sensitivities but the dietitian suggested going gluten free, soy free, egg free, milk free and peanut free for 2 months and then reintroduce those foods 1 at a time. Seems like a lot of messing around but am willing to try it in case it makes me feel better in general. With fibromyalgai I have generalized achiness almost every day so it that even improved somewhat I would be willing to give up certain foods.

Apparently eating those foods could be causing inflammation which can contribute to my generalized unwell feelings. Sometimes I feel just fine and that may coincide with not eating those foods I am sensitive to.

I am getting nervous about returning to work next week as I am quite spoiled with my sleep schedule. I have been staying up later watching t.v. and sleeping in to catch up. I need to get to bed and turn on music with a timer instead of watching those shows until midnight. Today I woke up with my alarm at 6:00 and went back to sleep until 10:30. If I get some walking in today perhaps I will feel more relaxed by the time I should be sleeping. I won't be able to roll over and go back to sleep next Wednesday when I need to get up at 5:00 a.m.
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Brown rice protein...there was some in my cupboards...

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

I paid $20 for a container of brown rice protein..somehow misplaced it and found that I had soe of that already....

It seems the story of my life lately is losing and finding (thank goodness) things I need...the only thing I found a bit late (after I applied for a new one) was my driver's license which cost $17.

I misplaced several medications and did find those after 2 days.

Now my computer says I need to deal with a trojan ....what the ****?

  
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MSLZZY 3/14/2012 3:05PM

    I do that too! Look for something, then replace it, then
find what I was looking for too late. You are not alone.
Hope you get your computer fixed! HUGS!

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Food co-op had answer for protein to add to green smoothies...

Monday, March 12, 2012

Brown rice protein!!! A bit pricey but I will be glad to get some protein in my breakfast drink. Tomorrow morning I have to set my alarm as my meeting wtih the dietitian is at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow. It will be interesting to see what her recommendations are.

Every time I look at the list of foods that I have intolerance to I keep thinking...what is left to eat besides vegetables and fruit? Good thing I like vegetables and fruit.....


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MSLZZY 3/13/2012 7:50AM

    Brown rice-that's a new one on me. See what your dietician has
to say. There has to be something she knows that I don't. HUGS!

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Lost 0.9 of a lb...since yesterday...

Monday, March 12, 2012

So far, so good. Have cut out wheat. I have not been tested for gluten so I have been eating organic oatmeal 2 days in a row but will switch to something else tomorrow.

I am not used to the daylight savings time yet and slept until 10:00 today even though I was in bed by 10:00 p.m. last night. I think 12 hours of sleep may be a bit excessive especially since I have back spasms this morning after such a long time in bed.

Today I am going to try the whirlpool and slosh around in the swimmnig pool today (for sure I will float to relax my spasmed back). I can also go in the steam room for about 5 minutes but do not feel like going in the sauna (not my favorite room at the gym).

My incision is healing nicely and I will have a check up at the surgeon's office next week.

We are having unseasonably warm weather and I plan to go around the block again at a leisurely pace (it is 0.5 mile).

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MSLZZY 3/12/2012 12:28PM

    Just take good care of yourself! HUGS!

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