Research (IBS)
Monday, August 09, 2010      4 comments

Enteric coated peppermint capsules & acacia fiber, hmmm.... emoticon ... Read more
Hard Work
Friday, August 06, 2010      6 comments

Hi, lovely SparkPeople! u all are wonderful... I'm okay, just been kinda down the last few days, struggling with all my lol struggles... Mostly I'm getting deep into my own personal thoughts about my body and self. It is vey enlightening, ... Read more
Wednesday, August 04, 2010      4 comments

Maybe just maybe... these handful of things i can eat will sustain me, help me stay alive, heal and begin losing weight in a proper way... Maybe, a reality and experitially valid MAYBE is such a great place to be!!! (Thanks as always... Read more
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      3 comments

*lol* ahem... Yes, my concerns are radically different from IBS-D suffererers. I have IBS-C. So, don't mind me, I'm still here, still trying to eat and deal with random pain and physically exhaustion while I learn about soluble vs insolubl... Read more
And A Rotten Night
Sunday, August 01, 2010      1 comments

Pain, couldn't sleep, when I did sleep i had nightmares... Maybe it was this, maybe it was that... ugh. Oh well, today's another day, and it's really nice out, so at least I'll get a good walk in this afternoon. *sigh*... *wry gr... Read more
Classical Chinese Gardens!
Saturday, July 31, 2010      3 comments

Wow, was today ever a beautiful day... afternoon spent at the Chinese Gardens here! The lotus blossoms, lilies, sun, cool breeze, the enthusiasm, energy and curiosity of my friend's 4 year old son, and lychee tea with almond cookies (i had one, ... Read more
The Yard Sale
Saturday, July 31, 2010      6 comments

We had a wonderful community yard sale yesterday. Some neighbors made a few dollars but that wasn't the main thing, we all had fun! I sold off some great dvds cheap (good karma y know) and got a comfy chair, a sweet soft lap blanket, a bas... Read more
I decided...
Thursday, July 29, 2010      5 comments

... to make a list of things I *can* eat. So far, it goes like this: a small banana two or three handfuls of organic unsalted roasted almonds local organic chicken romaine lettuce spinach Everything, everything else is suspect.... Read more
The Thing is, Gluten Free for IBS is still...
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      6 comments

... just a shot in the dark. I'm not afraid of living a gluten-free lifestyle, if that's what I need, I will do it cheerfully and without complaint. The thing is, IBS is not about the food, except sometimes it is, which means it's totally... Read more
Gluten Free is Brutally Hard, but ...
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      6 comments

...anything's better than this! Today's culprit, alas, a delicious omlet and 2 yummy fresh blueberry pancakes, (with a drizzle of syrup and no butter) at iHop. Yum! *ow*! Slept an icky sleep for the whole afternoon. Had to cancel & r... Read more
"allergic" vs "sensitive" to foods
Monday, July 26, 2010      9 comments

Yes, there is a difference. This topic will be my /health reserach topic for tomorrow (Tuesday). Hope you are all well! Hugs & Encouragement to all. ... Read more
Gluten Free
Monday, July 26, 2010      4 comments

Gluten Free for IBS & general health? Hmmm... I have been tested for sprue and I do not have a wheat allergy. Still, could be good for me... Hmmmm..... (Thoughts, anyone?)... Read more
A Weird Sunday
Sunday, July 25, 2010      6 comments

Wow, is the moon out or what? Everyone around me has gone bananas. Guess this is just a good time for me to practice my listening skills & keep making sure to (actually) eat... log in my meals... do my walks, water.... Keep an even keel and let ... Read more
I need counseling...
Sunday, July 25, 2010      15 comments

... so I'm gonna go get it. emoticon... Read more
Saturday, July 24, 2010      2 comments

Wow I knew this was going to be a quiet weekend, and there's still lots of time left, but I didn't realize I'd have so much exhaustion! I just really want to do laundry and clean up my apt a bit... and there are still BIG decisions on my mind. ... Read more

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