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So I know this is the time of year everyone sets out to be a superhero. I don't have a long list of resolutions, just a path I plan to layout with each coming day. To me, I am simply on a journey to gain more health and be the best person I can be. To gain back a more comfortable life where belly aches, headaches and lack of energy rarely exist.
Here is an update of what I have been
doing lately to feel good:
Rebounding in the a.m. on my Bellicon
(if Bowie didn't beat me to it)
Trying to stretch more to gain strength in my back/core.
May favorite stretch lately to help my achy back is the Cat/Cow !!!
Laying/sitting on my Spoonk mat.
My back pain has returned because I haven't been going to the chiropractor on a regular basis. One of my resolutions is to make going a priority! My spine tends to fall out of place a lot, so a little intervention does me wonders.
Drinking elderberry syrup to steer colds away & to boost my immune system
Juicing as much as I can. Have you ever juiced a sweet potato? Its my new favorite thing to add to my carrot, apple, lemon juice!!!
Drinking fresh matcha green tea with manuka honey
Drinking a strong healing tonic made up of turmeric , lemon, manuka honey , and apple cider vinegar
Eating more salads, with raw kraut on top.
Drinking (1) kombucha everyday. My new favorite is Reed's Culture Club - Hibiscus Ginger flavor!!!
I am very curious to try a grain-free diet soon. I'm not ready to start yet, but my friend Lauren is giving it a go to see if it helps her Crohn's. I've read it can really help heal the intestinal wall. It can take time, maybe a few months for it to start having benefits so I am not ready to take the plunge yet. I know for sure that oats, buckwheat, beans, lentils and chickpeas are not my tummy's friend, but things like quinoa and rice who (I think) don't bother me are grains I am not ready to give up just yet. I will start by reducing them and maybe moving on to complete elimination.
Hope you are all well and enjoying the beginnings of 2013!!!