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Technology won’t block my progress

Friday, February 14, 2020

I had bought a new computer to support my health reboot. I still can be here on my tiny phone screen but just so much more of a hair pulling experience. I felt like throwing in the towel trying to log food after my new laptop repeatedly froze up today. But I just kept at it and discovered a few things on my phone and still managed to log. Ok it is official (I wait for 2 days on the scale before recording). I have lost 5 pound after 9 days of restart. Still isn’t easy to move/exercise but trust me I’m trying. It got pointed out to me that I should not do the calorie range I do (950-1200) without the support of a professional doctor/dietician. The point is well taken for anyone reading my blogs that I am purposely taking risks as I balance risks of extra weigh vs more drastic cuts in calories. I can’t afford a dietician and frankly when I could they gave me horrible advice (because of my hemochromatosis I should have limited iron and due to family history of cysteine stone formation other foods I need to limit); they basically said it didn’t matter. Logging on Spark I self discovered the HH - then science confirmed, changed eating and no longer get stones, found the range of intake that moved the scale. When I restrict calories I very carefully supplement shortages on the track. My experience with doctors isn’t too far different. I got sent home from the ER without a head CT - I pushed on with FOUR more doctor to get my brain aneursyn surgery. So had I follow “the professionals” I would already be dead - so excuse me, my body, my decisions. Yet all reading, just because I do it my way, read and learn what is best for your body.
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    430 days ago
  • SAL1512
    That gut feeling of what you need to do to survive is VERY important! Without it, you would be much worse off than you are right now....
    431 days ago
    I am the same way when it comes to medical stuff; I do it my way. Good for you!
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