on 07-26-2008 at 03:51 PM (439 Views)
I signed up than just POOF! disappeared.
Well, we moved as I had originally stated, and are still putting stuff away. I am still plugging away at college classes while working full time. Divorce papers got signed by us, then when I looked at them realized they were wrong, so darn it, we are not yet officially divorced. Been dealing with lots of stress and having health issues. The last few months have been dealing with back pain from muscles in spasm (um, duh, my back is carrying around an extra person in weight here), I am tired like ALL THE FREAKIN TIME, and have started having water retention by mid day in my feet, ankles, and calves. I went to the doctor finally and she gave me muscle relaxers (yea.. not!) and 800mg motrin (yea, that'll make ya retain water too), and a prescription for thoes special sox to wear that will help push the fluid back up from your ankles, etc and back through your body. You know, like your grandparents prolly wear! omg was all I could think. The doctor also said I need to exercise every day and that will help with the fluid (since I have a sit on my ass job all day)....
My daughter, who is 11 and has always been so slim and trim, now has a GUT that I was even shocked at. And my son, the same age, he is fighting a weight issue. And who's fault is that? Mine. I buy the food, I have us living the fast life of mickey d's.
Had a long talk with the kids the other night and told them our lives are about to change. I do not plan to make them raw (yet) but told them from now on our menus will be made out and put on the fridge each day and there will be no deviation from it. There will be no more fast food and no more junk food in the house. And that we are all going to be working through a wonderful self esteem work book I have ordered through a Dr. Smoot.
Yes, things are going to change for all of us.
My 30 day raw challenge starts July 27 so I am a little early for August but who cares. I need to detox and get this fluid out of my body. Lots of water and a fruit, veg, and juice detox for a while. Maybe a long while, for me.
I shall need your encouragement. At 37 years old, I really feel this is a matter of life or death for my health.
Thanks for reading!
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