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Friday, March 01, 2013

Went I went to the Chili Festival this year and was visiting all the booths and art and such, I came across this lady who is doing a wonderful thing and had an interesting story. She is working with women in prison to build dolls after she herself was wrongfully imprisoned. She was a very nice lady and so dedicated to her cause. I bought a fun doll to give our granddaughter after her dance recital June 1st. The doll I bought looks like a dancer. Anyway here are photos of the doll and a link to the story of this remarkable woman. I believe you can even buy her dolls on line.

Here is the link to their web site

On another note, I am feeling great after cutting out "night shade" veggies, in particular the two cups of tomatoes I would eat everyday. I do miss them but not the foggy feeling I believe they were giving me and I believe my arthritis is not as painful. I wish I had researched this long ago and knew about the effect these types of veggies might have on me. It's great having good energy again. I also contribute my feeling of wellness to the Hemp Protein my homeopathic doc recommended. I am adding that to my protein drink every morning.

Hope all my sparks buddies have a terrific day!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
GAYEMC 3/3/2013 11:01AM

    What a beautiful doll, I'm off to check out her story. Thanx for sharing.

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JANIEWWJD 3/2/2013 7:34PM

    That is a beautiful doll!!!! Also I am so glad that you are doing much better!!!
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PHATPAT18 3/2/2013 8:25AM

    That's an amazing piece of work. I would call it art. How lucky your granddaughter will be to get this.

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WHITEANGEL4 3/1/2013 7:51PM

    Lovely doll.... I must have missed your post on the nightshade veggies send me a reference please. I eat lots of tomatoes

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PMFISH 3/1/2013 7:37PM

    Turmeric is also great for arthritic pain. Cute doll.

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MIRAGE727 3/1/2013 2:46PM

    I love the fact that you research the effects of certain fruits, veggies, etc. I've discovered certain foods will give me stomach aches, headaches, fatigue, I could go on and on! Some processed foods will do worse! I wish more people become aware of what they're ingesting!
Thanks for sharing the info on the dolls, Sallie! D & I support efforts like this. I'm going to check them out for my Granddaughter.

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IDLETYME 3/1/2013 2:28PM

    You do such a good job of figuring out what makes you feel good an what doesn't. That's terrific. The article is great - I hope they make a bunch of money because they are trying!!! Your granddaughter will love her doll. emoticon

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NEW-CAZ 3/1/2013 11:21AM

    Glad you're feeling better Sallie, love the doll!

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1CRAZYDOG 3/1/2013 10:57AM

    Glad the anti-inflammation diet is working for you! That doll is adoreable!

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    Very cute doll! Glad you are feeling better too!

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MIATIA1 3/1/2013 10:26AM

    Cute doll. She is going to love it!

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STRIVING4HEALTH 3/1/2013 10:23AM

    What a cute doll!!

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LIS193 3/1/2013 9:59AM

    What a lovely doll for your granddaughter. Thank you for sharing the link.
Isn't it great how good we feel when we eat right? My joints are doing so much better since I started the Plan (had tomatoes once in the last 6 weeks) and yoga is now an option rather than a necessity to get moving first thing.
No more "snap, crackle and pop"!

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CIRANDELLA 3/1/2013 9:56AM

    Yeah, Sallie! Still fine-tuning your food intake for optimal results emoticon I believe we always profit from taking that initiative. I take a powdered protein, too (Designer Whey - I like the calorie count :) but might try the hemp variety someday soon. Thanks for the heads-up!

You're a sweetie for buying one of those gorgeous dolls. That woman's wonderful, sweet heart just shines from the doll's eyes, too - so good of you to provide us with the link!

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