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Crappy Eating

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Crappy eating does not necessarily mean weight gain. All it means is that once it catches up with you it makes you feel, well, crappy.

2 months of crappy eating finally caught up with me on Sunday night, when all of a sudden it dawned on me that the brain fog, the stomach bloat, and the cravings were something that I could probably combat with proper nutrition.

Exercise is not the issue, I've had no changes in my exercise routine. Hiked another 10,000+' mountain last Saturday (actually the same one, but on a longer route).

So, I did some thinking.
Hmmm.

Looking back over my food choices these past couple of months I decided that I would experiment by cutting out wheat/gluten for the rest of the month.

Yesterday was my first wheat/gluten free day and I'm already beginning to feel much better. No cravings (yet :)), less bloat, clearer head.

Curious to see where this will lead me.
I'll report back.

Crossing this mountain ridge was my favorite part on last Saturday's hike.

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IGSBETH 5/8/2013 5:19PM

    Great relevation!

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CLAIREINPARIS 5/8/2013 2:14PM

    Good for you for gaining control back! And I love that picture, thank you for sharing it!

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GODWILLING723 5/8/2013 10:19AM

    Good luck...and im glad you can "see clearly now"...lol... so im not really that educated with nutrition...if you have a free moment (and if you dont mind) can you give me a little more info on gluten (what it is and what food its found in)...maybe a link? im trying so hard to have better nutrition and the more i know the better....any info will help...

Janice emoticon

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DEBRA0818 5/8/2013 6:59AM

    What a great picture and a fine resolution -- all in one blog!

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CARTOONB 5/7/2013 11:31PM

    My son is gluten free and has been for six years now. He can totally feel it when gluten sneaks into his diet. Hope this works for you!

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NORWOODGIRL 5/7/2013 10:31PM

    As usual - I love your photo!

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MARLINDA5 5/7/2013 10:23PM

    Glad you are feeling better eating guluten free.

Nice picture of your hike. emoticon

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MALEXANDER4 5/7/2013 9:09PM

    No prob. You got this.

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KIMBERLY_Y 5/7/2013 6:14PM

    Best wishes! Please keep us posted. I am interested to know how you feel with it and how easy/difficult it is for you. emoticon
It is something that I have contemplated. Just not sure how I can fit it into my lifestyle.

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MANDELOVICH 5/7/2013 5:15PM

    I've been gluten free for years and it made a huge change.

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BOVEY63 5/7/2013 5:06PM

    Good luck with the new eating plan!
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I can see why the ridge was your favorite part - Beautiful!

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MEXGAL1 5/7/2013 4:22PM

    going gluten free will really help.
You can do it.
Best of everything.
Sallie

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