EILEEN828
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I'm pleased with the progress I've been making on changing life habits. Giving up things and doing new things is a challenge to me since I'm so used to doing things out of habit. I'm finally looking at changes as being in my best interest especially on an emotional level, not just the intellectual level. I have much less feelings of deprivation, and my new changes are turning into habits. Now they are things I want and need, not just hoped for. I'm also really embracing the concepts of one step built on another, baby steps are progress, and no time limit- only progress. I've decided mistakes are made only to educate me and are only a sidestep, not a change in direction. The more I learn about health the easier it is to make choices.

Member Since: 9/25/2009

Fitness Minutes: 5,350

My Goals:
My goal is to lose about 80 lbs., and re-set my metabolism. I'm learning how to cleanse my system to renew my gut health, which I believe is the main avenue to health for me.


My Program:
I've stopped eating and do my best to avoid tomatoes, potatoes, and especially peppers because they cause an inflammatory response in my body. I've stopped drinking alcohol and pop. I'm using more fresh food and only rarely do fast food. I'm using herbs, spices, teas, and vitamins I'm also drinking more water and exercise by walking with my dog and riding my bike.



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I'm from Washington State and my name is Eileen. I'm married and have two grown sons. My husband and I are caregivers for my youngest son. (He's disabled).


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I like to bead (bead weaving and jewelry making), gardening, hiking and camping, to go fishing and to keep fish, (I have a 20 gal. freshwater tank). I love to read, sew, and cross stitch. I adore interior design. I enjoy going to garage and estate sales. I love to travel.




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  • v JUSTYNA7
    It is always nice when I see your posts on my blogs. I agree, the highlight was DD time yesterday.

    How is it going with the alergy/foods/skin? It makes me wonder if my dry scaly skin could be alergy related? We don't do much wheat/dairy/corn but I do indulge sometimes because unlike DH and DDs I don't have obvious reactions.. but my skin. Hmmm. Tests are offered at the doctors and maybe it is worth doing one. I have done an elimination diet but really noticed no difference but I'm not sure I was looking specifically at my little scales... which have spread to almost all my body. My Mom was the same so I figured it was just genes. Coffee has me wondering... making me dehydrated.

    You are a nice breath of sunshine my dear. I hope all is well. Justyna
    8 hours ago
  • v CLUMBOY
    good morning! let the baby boy chooks outside for the first time yesterday! they were very frightened at the idea, but a few of them screwed their courage to the sticking point and made it down the ramp and discovered----GRASS!!! supposed to warm this week so we will open the doors and help them get used to the idea some more.
    have a lovely day!
    12 hours ago
  • v CLUMBOY
    good morning! have a wonderful day!
    6 days ago
  • v DESIREE671
    Thank you so much for the comment on my blog. I'm so happy you enjoyed the pictures!
    Have a great day!
    6 days ago
  • v CLUMBOY
    hi! can't wait to see the pics. and i love the mille fleurs too!!! they are so pretty. i have been looking at ameraucanas--found a guy i think in pennsylvania that sells the fertile eggs and chicks. also found someone in texas that sells eggs for bantam barred rocks. i think i want to get 2 flocks going of dual purpose birds so i can cross them and try to get a good dual purpose hybrid. know i want to get some bielfelders from greenfire farms for one. not sure about the second variety i want--keep drifting back to the black copper marans, though!
    7 days ago
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