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Absolutely FURIOUS with the FDA and what they propose to do with dairy products!
Friday, March 01, 2013      2 comments

so, I have gone through the tedious and at times painful task of detoxing my body of all artificial sweeteners, such as Sucralose, Aspartame and the like. It has taken a couple of weeks, has taken great vigilance to check all grocery products an... Read more
sweetener detox
Saturday, February 09, 2013      1 comments

So, I started the sweetener detox on Monday Feb. 4. It has been almost a full week now without any sweeteners in my diet, my biggest of which would be Diet Coke. Now I have tried to quit Diet Coke MANY times before on the simple notion that I dr... Read more
Aspartame detox - wish me luck!
Monday, February 04, 2013      2 comments

So, if going off of Diet Coke was not bad enough, of which I have never been successful at, I am now going to do a complete Aspartame / artificial sweetener detox. It is amazing how many foods this chemical is in. What is more disturbing is how ... Read more
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      1 comments

after a week, every other day at the gym, I am feeling better for going to the gym, but today I am suffering terrible back spasms and am hurting. feel like I need to slow down and take it down a notch which is so frustrating since I have been fe... Read more
2013 - A new year - a new step
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      1 comments

2013 - wow, another year has come upon us and I have looked into the mirror and I am still looking at the same me. On the one hand, I am happy that I have not gained the weight back that I managed to lose over the last 6 months. But on the other... Read more
on the path, again!
Sunday, July 22, 2012      2 comments

well, after a brief couple of months off of Spark, I have returned with renewed vigor, energy and commitment. And, amazingly enough, 9 pounds lighter than when I left! I have been so busy with working on the house with it being on market f... Read more
Hooray for new lifestyles!
Sunday, February 05, 2012      0 comments

So, it has been almost one month of being Gluten-free and 16 days of being Cymbalta free. I am feeling FANTASTIC!! - on an overall basis!! I do however experience occasional days where I am having headaches, nausea, body aches, moodiness, ... Read more
Day 6 & 7 - cymbalta withdrawal - DO NOT take this drug!!
Friday, January 27, 2012      1 comments

I am at day 6 & 7. Other than the immense mood swings, nausea and diarrhea, I believe that I have gotten by rather unscathed. *** Knock on wood, lots of heavy duty wood!!! I can only hope that the worst of the symptoms would most likely have occ... Read more
day 5 - cymbalta free
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      2 comments

emoticon I am feeling great so far. I went cold turkey, from 60mg to Nothing on Saturday the 21st of January... Read more
Cymbalta withdrawal!
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      4 comments

**Warning - long first informational blog! So, I have been on this obnoxious drug for I do not know how many years. I have lost count. I have asked the doctor to take me off of it a number of times, but he refuses. That alone should have ma... Read more
January 2012 - update since MIA
Sunday, January 22, 2012      1 comments

So, it is 2012. Wishing for a better year is like going to Disney and finding a grumpy princess. Yeah, three weeks in and it already sucks. Not that it was good to start out with. I guess, for our family, we would not know what to do with a good... Read more
My holiday goals - Wishing for a Happy New Year!!
Friday, October 28, 2011      1 comments

So, I admit it, I have no willpower! Not just no willpower, none, absolutely none, zero, zilch, NADA! If I am faced with a plate of cookies, I can, and have turned them down and can avoid them altogether for the entire night without a prob... Read more
Just sick today.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      2 comments

Sometimes I feel like I am falling apart. It was my birthday this past Saturday. I turned 46. I am on so many medications, my mind is so mushy, I had to use a calculator to find out how old I am. I don't care. it don't matter. my cat... Read more
August update
Sunday, August 28, 2011      3 comments

Wow, where has the month of August gotten off to? It has come and gone and I have barely noticed! I have been painting the inside of the house like a absolute fool with a new toy and only have one major room inside left to do. The painting... Read more
Trying to Re-commit & re-energize
Saturday, July 16, 2011      5 comments

This week has been a hot, humid week and shows no sign of letting up anytime soon. I have been in a funk, emotionally. This has been leading me to binge eat and to lean on my Diet Cokes more than I would have liked to. I am in desperate ne... Read more

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