Where I am and Where I'm going?
On November 23 I got the results of my food sensitivity test. It was expensive, but great in the sense of No Guess Work...and a much better understanding of how sensitivities work.
On my Severe List:
Yeast (baker's): 73
Cow's milk: 46
Gliadin (gluten protein): 40
Bean (red kidney): 36 ...ook?
Goat Milk: 32
On my Moderate List:
Yeast (brewer's): 29 (good thing I hate beer)
Sheep Milk: 26
...there is a bunch on the mild list that are 'high-end' mild, but I was told to only worry about the moderate and severe list. But also forewarned that if I quit those foods and then start eating a lot of the high-mild food in replacement, I will likely develop a sensitivity to those items....like cashews for example. This explains why the last time I was raw vegan long term, I started noticing bad effects when I ate cashews (as I was eating a Lot of cashew-based things).
So I am on dayyyyy 11! with no severe/moderate food items....that's no yeast, no gluten, no dairy, no peanuts and almonds...and yes even no kidney beans or sheep's milk, lol.
No more arthritic symptoms...AT ALL. Whatsoever!
A Major decrease in acne.
A Major decrease in endometriosis pain.
Much sounder sleeping (although that might be do to the huge decrease in chocolate bars, lol).
....still some anxiety and acne though. I've also lost 3 pounds. ..mind you, that is Also probably due to the huge decrease in chocolate bars, lol.
I'm almost done school for the semester and I seriously don't want to make any more changes till that is said and done. I have about 10 essay pages Per Day to write between now and Dec. 12 (perfect time to blog!).
Then in January, I will be in placement! I will have a couple of courses going and be busy....but not like this semester was...which was crazy. I am right impressed with myself that I was able to cut out all those foods and be eating So Much better even with all the stress of school. It makes me think that I might be able to make changes amidst chaos in the future as well. That I needn't let my life boss me around. I am not sure what is next up to bat but I am sure it will have Something to do with lots of raw vegan foods? ...oh and I bought an electric sprouter thingy for myself from Christmas (from my man, lol). Mind you, it's huge...so I have to finish school just to rearrange almost my whole house to set it up, lol.
in fact, I have a friend, who in the course of one year, Sheerly through baby steps, exercised consistently and counted calories and lost almost 50 pounds. She's a very busy highschool teacher, always marking, has two quite young children, takes extra courses, constantly goes to seminars and things, she even has parent issues.
~So if she can do it....I can do it~