I couldn't concentrate on anything outside of my own realm. Also, I found preparing and making my own food was isolating. I ate alone which afforded me plenty of time to think of all the changes I was making to aide in my own health. I completely understand why God gave me Discoid Lupus. I am a person who does for everyone at my own expense. I am now forced to address myself and my needs first. I found in eating this way that I cannot rush the preparing or the ingesting. I see this as God's way of slowing me down and forcing me to appreciate so much that I just took for granted.
I had a pretty big reaction after being on this 6 week diet. On the 5th night of the diet, I awoke in the middle of the night. I felt as if I had a sun burn on the inside of my body. By morning, I felt as if my skin was jumping right out of my body. It was scary. I found one of the things that helped me was to have my skin rubbed. Ironic, since I am a massage therapist who massages everyone, but rarely do I receive a massage… continue reading.