Friday, January 22, 2010

Yep, thats what I am now...satisfied!!

a few months ago, I found out I had a milk protein allergy. This resulted in no pizza, cheeses, milk, sour cream, etc. (anything dairy).. I thought, what am i gonna do? this is gonna be hard. But i made the negative into a positive. I found new ways to eat, and as a result, I have lost more weight. Also, by doing so, I have gone from 216 cholesterol to 176, my triglycerides were 364 and now its 163 ( the desired number is to be less than 149 for triglycerides). I did this in one year. Its all due to this allergy, which in turn has been the best thing for me.

Yes, I miss pizza, cheese, cottage cheese, and sour cream, but I am okay with that. I get to live a longer, healthier life for the exchange of those foods. I AM SATISFIED!! I may not be able to have a bite of cheesy pizza again, but now it is of no temptation to me.

I think, no... I know, I have won this battle.....my body just needs to catch up with me. I am satisfied, and I am happy!!!

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    Karen, thank you sooo much for your response. I have not checked out goat cheese, i will most definitely do that, cause i have had it before and I really liked it. I found a soy milk, made here in Michigan where I live, and I really like it. I have tried some soy milk that was horrible, this one tastes very similar to skim milk. Karen, I too am soo thankful and proud to have you as my friend, one day (fingers crossed) maybe we could finally meet, I would absolutely love that!!!!! Our paths did not cross by accident, it was purposeful... Thank you for being there, and for being my friend... emoticon
    3630 days ago
    sorry i missed seeing this blog before hand.i know what it is like my middle son had a milk allergy but you can still have a pissa but with out the chees,using curry sauce,chicken and pinapple,or tomatoe base,spinach and egg.have you asked would goats cheese be ok,you can get some very nice goats cheese.there is also soya milk etc but i think the grey coulor looks horrible + it has a very bitter taste.glad all your wert are going in the right direction.have i told you i am proud of you.because i am poud and very glad to have you as a friend.
    3631 days ago
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