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8/27/15 2:12 P

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I plan to use relaxation techniques when I feel stressed.

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8/25/15 2:12 P

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My life is full of stress lately so I am really wanting to work on it as part of an overall healthy lifestyle. I want to learn better management techniques and ways to relieve stress that don't involve a plate of high calorie food.

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8/22/15 7:20 P

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Hello everyone!
My challenge is not over eating sweets when I get stressed. I love sugar!

1) I'm limiting my purchases to only single-serving sizes (to keep it out of the house)
2) Upping my protein intake
3) Trying to be more mindful when the stress monster surfaces

If you have any suggestions to share, I'm game
I wish you all success.

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8/18/15 10:04 A

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Hey everyone!
I'm trying to take things one day at a time. I'm going to log in here everday. There's always something on here that's inspiring to read. I'm going to exercise everyday. I feel better when I do.

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8/16/15 4:00 P

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To learn what is triggering my stress
Hope to relax more
How to become more open about things
To begin my stress journal and stay committed


Matthew 19:26 - But Jesus beheld [them], and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.
Luke 1:37 - For with God nothing shall be impossible.
Philippians 4:13 - I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
Mark 11:24 - Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive [them], and ye shall have [them].


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8/16/15 11:07 A

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My goals for this first week is to acknowledge my stress, whenever it happens, and ask myself, "Can I do anything to change this situation?" If the answer is yes, then I do something to change it and relieve my stress. If the answer is no then I practice deep breathing and let my stress go. My biggest issue with dealing with stress is I get worked up and often times it's something that is beyond my control.
I will also commit to write in a stress journal every day!

You must nourish:
-the body with healthy food
-the heart with joy, compassion, and love
-the mind with knowledge
-the spirit with equanimity and self-awareness"
Deepak Chopra


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8/11/15 10:07 P

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To Joann 25: It makes me sad (and angry!) that someone says mean things about your music! Whatever it sounds like, music comes from your heart and that makes it a beautiful sound!

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8/10/15 9:38 P

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1.) Stick to my 10K training plan
2.) Do enough freelancing to get 1K in the bank for emergencies
3.) Log into Spark on a regular basis.

(All three -in theory - are very achievable goals for me. However, I rarely finish my goals - always tend to fall off the wagon about 1/2 way there. So my overarching goal is simply to stick to the plan.)

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8/7/15 8:39 P

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1. Finish cleaning my apartment 100%
2. Get at least 3 days of strength training in
3. Read up on ways to de-stress and improve happiness

Do or do not. There is no try. -Yoda



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8/6/15 10:22 P

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Well, this is much needed!! I never really thought about how to reduce my stress, just thought being a mother of 3 and a wife and a nursing student meant that I HAD to be stressed out 24/7. I feel a bit better knowing that's not true. So my goals:

Delegate some housework to the other 4 people in my household

Take some time to myself to do something OTHER than study

Do more fun things with my family.

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8/3/15 2:18 P

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Goals okay..
1) Get more exercise in
2) Start a journal
3) Time outs
4) Take care of me

With God all things are possible..


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I haven't really thought about it too much until tonight; but, here is a start.

My husband passed away almost 4 years ago. One of my goals (I have started doing this) is to let go and face the future with courage.

Don't react to people who say hurtful things about my music; continue playing the best I can and don't let words hurt me.

Stop listening to negative remarks.

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7/23/15 1:47 P

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Goal:
1) Ask for help around the house it will help take stress of me.
2) Don't take my emotions out on my family.
3) Clean kitchen before bed.

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7/21/15 3:45 P

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My goal for this challenge is to -

1. Keep my composure at work.
2. Remember that my boss's baggage is HERS and not mine.
3. Keep my sanity through this move by realizing my limitations.

You are either part of the solution or you are part of the problem.


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7/17/15 11:09 P

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challenges: 1. declutter one area at least 3 times a week until the house feels "normal" again and then maintain 2. exercise at least 5 times a week 3. drink adequate water. 4. sleep enough

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7/17/15 2:38 P

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Challenges....Ok 1) Exercise daily 2) Am & Pm 10 min. Yoga to relax 3) Be more open about my feelings and quit running from everything. 4) Eat healthier 5) Spiritual growth



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7/12/15 4:45 P

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My challenge goals:
Talk openly when someone is causing me stress
Ask for help if I am overwhelmed
Run 1 mile everyday

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I'm sorry for your loss. Sadness and missing someone can be really stressful. Good luck with your goals and your plan.



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6/19/15 1:24 P

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One of the things I'm stressing about is that my son and I plan on moving to a smaller house. I have a lot of things to go through and have to decide what to keep or not. I'm really dreading going through my husband Henry's things (he passed away January 22) which will be very emotional and stressful for me. I know I'll want to keep all of his stuff because it belonged to him.

My goals for this are:
Go through one room/closet a day
Get rid of everything I don't absolutely have to keep
Give to family anything they want of Henry's
Keep only one or two boxes of the things that belonged to him

Other goals:
Drink 80 oz. water a day
Try to sleep at least 7 hours
Walk or bike every day
Strength train, stretch, Chi Gong, deep breathing, and meditate at least 3x's a week



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I am struggling with eating and stress and am an emotional eater. I have a mom with dementia, a highly stressfilled job, 3 serious chronic health conditions, a husband whose company is closing and a daughter who is in a high risk pregnancy. I do belong to a gym but haven't darkened the door since I've been ill. After taking the 'Stress Test' I saw where I am not doing so well. Here are my goals:
1. Get back into the habit of going to the gym 5 times a week for 15 minutes.
2. Make my lunch for work.
3. Do not go to the gift shop (cannot resist the candy)
4. Disconnect from family for 1 hour a day
5. Organize weaving studio so I can get back to weaving
6. Eat at a table.
7. Take meds, test blood sugars, on a regular basis.
8. Close the kitchen after 7:30 p.m.

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6/17/15 1:10 P

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My goal is to find better ways to help me deal with stress. I've always been an emotional eater and I have been overwhelmed with stress this year (first time back to work in 13 years, first year teaching, hired a weed before school started so already months behind, and oh yeah...divorce). I need, and more importantly want to find a better way to deal so I don't gain even more weight or lose my mind. I never want to fall into the rabbit hole of depression ever again!

"Success is a ladder that cannot be climbed with your hands in your pockets."


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6/14/15 8:10 P

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My goals for for this challenge is to learn coping skills to not stress about things all the time.

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6/11/15 8:42 P

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My goals for this challenge for the week is to use my Dialectical Behavioral Skills at least one time a day to help me manage my emotions and stay in wise mind.



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6/11/15 5:48 A

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My goal for the challenge is to keep a healthy work/personal life balance. I won't take overtime at work unless I feel well-rested and not because I feel pressured to go in. If I'm feeling burnt out, I'll take a step back and make sure I'm making healthy choices such as food, sleep quality, alone time, etc.

�...the number one reason knitters knit is because they are so smart that they need knitting to make boring things interesting. Knitters are so compellingly clever that they simply can't tolerate boredom. It takes more to engage and entertain this kind of human, and they need an outlet or they get into trouble" - Stephanie Pearl-McPhee


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6/3/15 12:39 A

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My goal for this challenge is to focus more on myself and my needs by setting firm boundaries with others and taking more time for myself. I need to improve my diet and fitness, but mostly I need to find more joy in daily life between work and school.

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5/30/15 6:35 P

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@PAULAGRIFFITH
What does ur antiinflammatory diet involve?
Cheers


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5/30/15 4:43 P

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Today I am making decisions today are best for me and not because someone else wants anything

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

- It's Janine!


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5/30/15 3:41 P

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This week I will walk a few more steps each day. I just got my new SparkActivity tracker. I will stay on my food program and focus on the anti-inflammatory diet. I will drink at LEAST 4 glasses of water a day. I will journal at least 4 times a week about negative self talk and stress and blog about my journey.

�Eating crappy food isn't a reward -- it's a punishment.�
― Drew Carey

�Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels.�
― Elizabeth Berg

�If I hired one of the stock boys to chase me around the store with a licorice whip, I'd be thin by Christmas.�
― Jennette Fulda


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5/30/15 2:28 P

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My life is so full of "stuff" that it is overwhelming so my big challenge is to get rid of lots of stuff this year, starting with books and clothes, two of my worst weaknesses. Today I managed to snag 10 bulky items of nice winter clothing to go to the crisis center rummage sale collection point. Yay me! Less clutter, less stress, more control over stress-eating.

Jesus Christ is Lord!

Make your words sweet; you may have to eat them!

No More Homeless Pets

On the Eighth Day God Created Texas

Stamp Out Puppy Mills


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5/19/15 11:02 A

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Today I will not overeat.

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

- It's Janine!


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5/18/15 5:46 P

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This week I will:
*walk for at least 10 minutes for at least five days
*attend the water exercise class on Wed
*blog about my stress for at least five days

�Eating crappy food isn't a reward -- it's a punishment.�
― Drew Carey

�Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels.�
― Elizabeth Berg

�If I hired one of the stock boys to chase me around the store with a licorice whip, I'd be thin by Christmas.�
― Jennette Fulda


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5/17/15 12:21 P

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This week I will get to the gym at least 2 times. I will also walk at work during prep at least twice. I need to get myself moving more and find ways to reduce the stress I am under.

If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.

- It's Janine!


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5/15/15 8:25 P

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todays goal is to review and update my goal board

add in "lose weight in preparation for surgery"

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5/15/15 12:51 P

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My goal is to let go of the stressors that I can't control. I need to let go of my need to put the weight of the world's stuggles on my shoulders.
My goal is to put down the food that comfort me and get on my running shoes and get out and run it all off. Running clears my head and I need to rely on that vs cookies and chips.
My goal is to get at least 7 hours of sleep each night despite the challenges going on in my life. I know I can't be productive and fight if I am run down and out of shape body and mind.
My goal is to not eat out, but find healthy options for my comfort foods.
My long term goal is to finish a Marathon!

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My goal is to do something as soon as I wake up. Work out, do my housework, or get out of the house. It will help me feel less overwhelmed and will keep me active.

23 years young
Mother of 2
Working on getting back where I was before babies changed my body!


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My goal is to have more energy to do all the things that I WANT to do so that when I'm finished doing the things that I HAVE to I can do them.

"Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much."-- Oscar Wilde

"I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be."--Douglas Adams

"'A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies,' said Jojen. 'The man who never reads lives only once.'"--George R R Martin


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5/6/15 11:10 P

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to relax more so that I can effectively get my housework done and still have energy to walk my dog and get my daily steps in

Start with small steps and momentum will build. Celebrate moving in the direction of increased happiness now! With a plan and persistence moving towards your goals all things are possible! ♥ From Ask-Angels.com
Much Love & Hugs, Ramona


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5/5/15 12:44 P

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Love this... well said!

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Thanks!

A healthy spirit in a healthy body.
Mockspar


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will focus on re-introducing exercises that dont cause pain.


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Sounds like you are trying to have a plan keep it up and you will accomplice that

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Just read the article on the high-stress personality traits. I recognized 4 out of 10 in myself. As a middle school teacher, I have to plan my day carefully to cover lessons, create assessments, grade work and plan the next steps. I'm now seeing that the same process tends to spill over into the weekend. My goal is to ease up on my weekend expectations so that there's more time for creativity, spontaneity and a childlike sense of play!

A healthy spirit in a healthy body.
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I am going to stop stressing about the number on the scale

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My goals are to read some gentle and uplifting fiction stories before bed instead of checking emails or self improvement goals which get me wound up.

I will spend more time on the things that Don't stress me like my homemaking, cooking and knitting, and less time on the things I have identified as stressors such as Facebook or being too self orientated.

If I find myself becoming stressed, I will do some exercise like 50 jumping Jack's, get outside or do something kind for my husband or a neighbour as these seem to help me feel happier and calmer

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4/24/15 11:40 A

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- work on portion control
- quit beating myself up over past mistakes
- incorporate other exercise into my walking routines

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To exercise 4 days a week 30 minutes a day

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gradually introduce new activities and pursuits

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Live my life instead of worrying about what ifs

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Eat more fruits and vegetables

Being a loser is a good thing.


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Think positive and talk more to people.

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Don't be so negative about things

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Goal #1 is to not argue with my daughter this week. I will calmly speak with her, listen to her and if she begins to argue I will walk away.

I can do it...I will do it...I am doing it!


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Need to learn to control cravings

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a current plateau is rather stressful

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Eating lots of veggies but need to stop picking!

~ Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits. ~ Thomas Jefferson


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I want to lose 10 lbs in the next 30 days

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I need to lose weight and get healthier

"God determines who walks into my life....it's up to me to decide who I'll let walk away, who I'll let stay, and who I'll refuse to let go."

"The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet." - James Oppenheim, short-story writer, novelist, poet

"The starting point of all achievement is desire." - Napoleon Hill

"Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success" - Joyce Brothe


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I really need to lose some weight and above all, learn to love myself without caring about what others may think

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My goals are to remain in constant contact with my argumentative son and still remaining calm. To try all activities to help me get there. To help me stay stress free in all aspects of my life.

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I want to lose some weight besides eating healthy too

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I want to join this challenge to get on track to fulfill my goals for weight loss and eating properly and getting enough exercise without stressing out about it all.

Have a awesome day!!!!


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4/5/15 12:07 P

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trying to eat healthier every day

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3/29/15 11:06 A

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Try to exercises at least 10 minutes a day





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I want to call a family member at least once a week. I have no one close by and want to keep in toch.

Being a loser is a good thing.


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I joined this challenge because I was feeling anxious, overwhelmed, exhausted and was chasing my own tail trying to keep up - and feeling pretty miserable.

I've blogged every day this week - and discovered that I feel very tired - so sleep is being given more of a priority now.

After doing the stress test, I have taken the action to plan something fun into my week. This is something I want to keep on my agenda! As I complete one fun thing, I will diary in the next thing - aiming for once a week.

I also picked up the phone this week and actually spoke to my son. I'm not a very comfortable phone-user, but I am keen to keep this connection with him going. I am also considering extending this to phoning my brother and sister regularly - but I'll have to work up to this.

I'm wanting to SLOW down, appreciate the small things in life, and feel more relaxed and happy.

Gill

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3/5/15 5:26 P

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Here is an article with some more hints to help with bloating.

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3/5/15 9:42 A

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I'm also determined to have more patience for any situation. Going to try journaling as well!

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Bloating can occur in women, any time during their cycle, try to avoid salt and salty foods, drink plenty of water and take some fiber like psyllium husk, benefibre, metamucil etc


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Thank-you! I started probiotics from GMC. They work awesome. I don't need to use the bathroom after a meal unless I forget to take them. However, they have not helped my bloating. Any ideas for that?

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