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Energy Level on no Wheat & Sugar


Thursday, June 13, 2013

It has been 11 days of being wheat free, except for by accident putting a tablespoon of wheat germ in my smoothie instead of flax meal. However, I've been able to bake and not eat. This is a HUGE accomplishment for me. I feel really good and am noticing I have more energy, not light-headed feeling and just overall feel great. My knees don't hurt, either, like they did before. It could be loss of some weight or that coupled without the wheat products. With summer fast approaching and temperatures up, humidity up... the exercise is getting done, early. By early, sun is up and I'm out of here. Today, I coupled my 3 mile bike riding with 50 minutes of hiking our trail, when done. I was a little slower coming back, but all in all was not completely wiped out. And on the menu is turkey (baked in the crock-pot) and lots of veggies. All the exercise is not making me more hungry...just thirsty for water. It's taken awhile, but I finely feel like the sugar products don't have a grip on me. And of course the wheat. Who would of known, that you could feel so good without either. Now that is Priceless!
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DDOORN 7/1/2013 9:36AM

    "bake and not eat"?!?

Wow! Don't think I could tackle THAT safely...lol!

Don

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LYNNWANNABE 6/14/2013 7:37PM

    Sarah, I am not gluten Intolerant but I do have allergies to certain wheat products; I get these horrible headaches sometimes, I've noticed the less wheat I eat the better I feel! The less sugar and more protein, the less cravings too! (The REAL joy & pleasure is how it affects the scale when I eliminate these things!) emoticon

I do get to craving bread and my hubby loves spaghetti so in moderation I might eat a slice or two of this expensive bread & or allow a cup of spaghetti which doesn't seem to get to me [but, then we only have it once or twice a month]. If I have a reaction to the bread, it's in my sinuses so I know it's food allergies and probably my age.. my Mother had lots of allergies as she went through menopause and I'm starting to think "I might be following in her footsteps". emoticon emoticon I pray, pray, pray.. knowing everything is supposed to work for my good, so I try to be discerning.. WHAT is in it! emoticon emoticon I am excited to catch up on your blog and to get to know you. emoticon

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BILL60 6/14/2013 8:03AM

    Good for you!!

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CAKAROO 6/14/2013 7:51AM

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CBLENS 6/14/2013 6:08AM

    way to go.

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SARACYCLE 6/13/2013 9:29PM

    I don't substitute for them, necessarily. I have to act like they don't exist. So when we had a pizza the other night, I have a big salad with meat and cheese, which enabled me to enjoy the meal with company and not feel deprived. If I didn't feel so good, I'd think how sad, but my body is saying I'm doing the right thing, so I'm sticking with the plan. I do keep a snack bag of nuts, in case of the 'munchies'. Truth is, I'm a 'Cracker-A-Holic'...Zesta's made by elves of course. I could eat a whole sleeve. But crackers are contained in their box. Lots of fresh fruit (limited quantity) and plenty of fresh vegetables!

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BAMAROSE 6/13/2013 2:57PM

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VNICKERSON1 6/13/2013 12:40PM

  What are you substituting for wheat products?

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