Thursday, May 31, 2007


One sure thing we will have in life; yes, Besides death and taxes is STRESS most likely caused by taxes or death in some form or other. Everything in life seems to kick in our 'fight or flight' mode, and the corresponding adrenaline RUSH. Many times we can’t either fight or flee so all this adrenaline just sits in our cells, pooling; it’s huge energy stores fouling our peace, and we can’t get rid of it so we get stressed! Except, well, yes we can, we can practice deep breathing exercises, and we can channel all that energy in positive ways, I have hobbies, lots of them, For instance today I built a small narrow set of shelves, painted it and it awaits [drying in the garage] my antiquing it and placing it in the spot I made it for on my commodious desk. I also garden, and sew and landscape. I have a pretty decent shop in my garage and two sewing machines in my workroom. I write too but you knew that.

I’m going to fill up some of the space today with pictures because I’m too busy being busy.

Did you know that stress can raise your blood sugar? Well I can’t afford that, and I don’t have to worry, because there is nearly Always something to do.

This winter I had to put rugs in my garage on the floor because it was so cold and the hard cold concrete was making my feet ache, but still I had to keep busy.

And that’s what I’m talking about, keeping your hands and mind busy is so helpful for recovery. Sitting around stewing also raises the blood sugar levels.

Don’t believe me? Ok I wouldn’t either, so here is someone else saying pretty much the same thing.

(1) Stress results from increasing demands - on muscles, emotions, time and attention. Stress can be exhilarating. Blood pressure, heart rate, respiration and metabolism increase. But when the demands are too great, too frequent and too prolonged, stress can become harmful.
Stress can lead to health problems, such as insomnia, headaches, hypertension, gastrointestinal disorders and heart disease, and mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety disorders.

And here are some of their suggestions for relieving stress:
· “exercise regularly
· learn relaxation techniques such as meditation, yoga and breathing exercises
· make time for fun, hobbies and recreation
· compromise rather than confront
· be reasonable in your expectations; don't expect perfection in yourself or others
· organize tasks and handle them one at a time
· know your limits and learn to say no
· maintain a healthful lifestyle: get enough rest, eat well, and limit alcohol and caffeine
· talk to someone about your concerns and worries - a family member, a friend, or a mental health practitioner”
Ok ‘nuff with the technical stuff you know I’m right.
First are my new shelf pictures, I needed some displaying area and to disguise the air conditioner behind it:

Here are the tomatoes I told you all about before:Nutrition begins at home

and finally some garden pix I’m proud of:
Hedge garden
Back garden
After driving all night, a man arrived in a small town where he decided to stop in the local park and catch some sleep. Just as he dozed off, there was a knock on the window. Outside the car, was a jogger.
"Excuse me, can you give me the time?" the jogger inquired.
"Groggily, the man replied, "It's 6:27."
The man closed his eyes and just as he dozed off there was another knock on the window. There stood another jogger who said, "I'm sorry to disturb you. Do you have the time?", Struggling to keep up his spirits he replied,

"It's 6:34."
The man rolled up the window but realizing that this could go on indefinitely, he took paper and pen and created a sign which read:
He stuck the sign in the window, closed his eyes, and was barely asleep when there came yet another tap on the window. The man looked and sure enough, there was another jogger. He disgustedly rolled down the window and said, "Yeah, what is it?"
The jogger replied, "It's 6:42."


"A man frantically telephoned his wife's obstetrician, "My wife is having a baby, and her contractions are only two minutes apart!"
"Is this her first child?" the doctor queried.
"No, you idiot!" the man retorted "This is her husband!"

In Case You're Planning A Trip To The Mountains

"In light of the rising frequency of human grizzly bear conflicts, the U.S. Department of Fish and Game is advising hikers, hunters, and fishermen to take extra precautions and keep alert for bears while in the field. We advise that outdoorsmen wear noisy little bells on their clothing so as not to startle bears that aren't expecting them. We also advise outdoorsmen to carry pepper spray with them in case of an encounter with a bear. It is also a good idea to watch out for fresh signs of bear activity. Outdoorsmen should recognize the difference between black bear and grizzly bear scat. Black bear scat is smaller and contains lots of berries and squirrel fur. Grizzly bear scat has little bells in it and smells like pepper."

Don’t forget about: coconut oil
Here is what I use to help me de-acidify my body to rid myself of diabetes.
cell power

I'm continuing with the regular diabetes supplements
Milk thistle,...
Glutathione-the master antioxidant,...
Ester-C for cell renewal, healing better absorbed Vitamin C, ...
Flax seed oil antioxidant,digestive aid, ...
bilberry, for eye protection and healing,...
Psyllium plus-digestion,weight loss,...
Alpha lipoic acid for Liver healing; antioxidant,...
ZINC for healing, essential for diabetics especially,...
CHROMIUM,another essential for diabetics, converts any energy spent into muscle,...
SELENIUM, needed by diabetcs,...
TRI-MAGNESIUM the last of the four essential minerals for diabetic healing, after I'm proclaimed "healed" I will take many fewer supplements.

(1)CNN health/stress

Wednesday, May 30, 2007


When I first started this blog I plugged into several websites searching for information, I got quite an education. I joined a group of diabetics who each had a blog, and I read several of them.

I was amazed, they were eating like there was no tomorrow, anything and everything. They just made adjustments in the amount in their insulin injections. I couldn't believe the cavalier way they treated their bodies, eating pounds of Aspartame and other artificial sweeteners, and congratulating each other for doing so.

But the thing that really blew my mind was that they had accepted diabetes as a permanent condition. They were resigned to living with and yes, soon dying from the disease. I trotted in with my usual puppy-dog enthusiasm, I announced that I had just lost such and such amount of weight and by diet and exercise I was reversing my dis-ease. In fact I refused to accept it as my dis-ease, just a passing problem I was dealing with. So, were they thrilled that yes, there really was an answer and they too could get rid of this troublesome annoyance that is cutting 15 good years off each and everyone of them? Er, no, not exactly, I was accused of peddling snake oil, lying and I was "in denial". I politely thanked them for their time and asked that my membership be cancelled and I would never darken their door again.

Why? was I hurt, running away? Was I angry? Not exactly, I explained that I would not allow their pessimism and sheep-like acceptance of the BIG lie,[oh yes, the lie of the diabetes death sentance]and I knew, yes knew I did not have to accept my doctor's statement that I'd always be on insulin, that I could not get rid of diabetes that it'd be with me forever, because it won't be.

And so, off I rode in a cloud of heifer dust enthusiasm restored; then I met Dr. Mercola's site, I found life, people who were suportive, and HOPE!

Now, these many months later I also found coconut oil
cell power This is something you should really click on and find out about.

Also here is a MUST WATCH video. Jerry Brunetti, food as medicine parts one and two

Be prepared to watch it for 3 hours, and prepared to take notes.

I'm continuing with the regular diabetes supplements
Milk thistle,...
Glutathione-the master antioxidant,...
Ester-C for cell renewal, healing better absorbed Vitamin C, ...
Flax seed oil antioxidant,digestive aid, ...
bilberry, for eye protection and healing,...
Psyllium plus-digestion,weight loss,...
Alpha lipoic acid for Liver healing; antioxidant,...
ZINC for healing, essential for diabetics especially,...
CHROMIUM,another essential for diabetics, converts any energy spent into muscle,...
SELENIUM, needed by diabetcs,...
TRI-MAGNESIUM the last of the four essential minerals for diabetic healing, after I'm proclaimed "healed" I will take many fewer supplements.

Wait, don't forget the Jokes!
A traveling salesman stopped alongside a field on a country road to rest for a few minutes. The man had just closed his eyes when a horse came to the fence and began to boast about his past. "Yes sir, I'm a fine horse. I've run in 25 races and won over $5 million dollars. I keep my trophies in the barn." The salesman computed the value of having a talking horse, found the horse's owner and offered a handsome sum for the animal. "Aw, you don't want that horse," said the farmer. "Yes I do," insisted the salesman, "I'll pay you $100,000 for the horse." Recognizing a good deal, the farmer said without hesitation, "He's yours." While he wrote out his check, the salesman asked, "By the way, why wouldn't I want your horse?" "Because," replied the farmer, "he's a liar - he hasn't won a race in his life."
A man arrives at his seat on an airplane, and is surprised to find a parrot strapped into the seat next to him. Once in the air, the flight attendant offers the man coffee and suddenly before she has the opportunity to serve the coffee, the parrot squawks: "Get me a whisky now, you cow". The flight attendant, somewhat flustered rushes to bring a whisky for the parrot, but forgets the coffee. When the man points this out to her, the parrot immediately drains its glass and yells "and get me another whisky you idiot!" Quite upset, the flight attendant shaking returns shortly with a whisky for the parrot, but still no coffee. Unaccustomed to such slackness, the man decides to try the parrot's approach: "I've asked you twice for coffee, cow, now go and get it or I'll give you a slap!" Moments later several flight attendants grab both him and the parrot, take them to the emergency exit and throw them out. As they are ejected from the plane, the parrot turns to the man and says "You know, for someone who can't fly, you've sure got an attitude!"

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Monday, May 28, 2007


Abe Lincoln, Mr. Lugubrious himself, said, "A man is about as happy as he makes up his mind to be."

(1)Laugh Yourself Well,by Donna L. Watkins

"This concept was popularized most spectacularly by Norman Cousins who became very ill with a collagen disease in the mid-1960s. Even though he was in constant pain and felt like crying all the time, he embarked on an experiment using laughter to stimulate his healing. He found movies, jokes, and stories that were funny, hilarious, and just plain silly. The more he laughed, the less pain he felt. He used joy to activate his immune system and endocrine system into proper functioning.

When he had succumbed to the oppression of the disease, Cousins felt wretched. When he developed a cheerful heart, he found he had a continual feast of gradually improving recovery. Ten minutes of belly laughter produced two hours of sleep without pain. Hours of laughter each day produced more and more healing in his body which was confirmed by consistent laboratory tests"

(2)Dr. Joseph Mercola: "Although it is still often overlooked, emotional health is absolutely essential to your physical health and healing - no matter how devoted you are to the proper diet and lifestyle, you will not achieve your body's ideal healing and preventative powers if emotional barriers stand in your way...If you can become happier you will help build a better world. If you can improve your ability to address stresses and negative emotions, you're more likely to be able to do the things that no one would claim are trivial.

And building positive emotions through humor also is one of the most natural things you can do to broaden your view of this wonderful world in which we live."

Absolutely nothing positive is gained by being pessimistic, cynical or negative, sure you can be funny in those venues at times, but it is a tearing down kind of thing, not a building thing. A perpetually negative cynical or pessimistic person is not a happy person and is probably not healthy either, and as we can see from Norman Cousins example it's a cart following the horse sort of thing. If we can laugh, we can heal, not we are miserable because we are sick. and I know sick, I know depression, pain and heartbreak, but there's ALWAYS something to laugh about, or for.

(3)Laugh yourself well/"Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional." Ethel Thomas a self-appointed "laugh leader" says.
"Your brain cannot differentiate between a forced laugh and a real laugh," she said. "You still reap the benefits." When her clients are difficult, anxious or want to wander, Thomas tells her staff to "suit up" by putting on their clown costumes. "When the going gets tough," she said, "you need to laugh."

" adults we often become so serious that we lose the ability. "On average, children will laugh 300 to 400 times a day. Adults on average laugh 15 times a day. Just like you take you daily vitamin, you need a daily laugh," she said

So get out the big red noses, make funny faces, sing silly songs, watch stupid funny movies,get those belly muscles rippling with peals of uncontrollable laughter, get well, feel better, look for the good, ignore the bad, have fun, live better, love harder, laugh longer!

So eat, drink and be Merry, but most of all be Merry!
acid/alkaline revisited
for information on alkalizing foods.

also I'm taking cell power
And, acid defense

coconut oil

to help my alkalizing and weight loss.

Wait! there's more!

A man was sick and tired of going to work every day while his wife stayed home.

He wanted her to see what he went through so he prayed:
"Dear Lord: I go to work every day and put in 8 hours while my wife merely stays at home. I want her to know what I go through, so please allow her body to switch with mine for a day. Amen.
God, in his infinite wisdom, granted the man's wish.
The next morning, sure enough, the man
awoke as a woman
He arose, cooked breakfast for his mate, awakened the kids, set out their school clothes, fed them breakfast, packed their lunches, drove them to school, came home and picked up the dry cleaning, took it to the cleaners and stopped at the bank to make a deposit, went grocery shopping, then drove home to put away the groceries, paid the bills and balanced the cheque book. He cleaned the cat's litter box and bathed the dog.
Then it was already 1 P.M. and he hurried to make the beds, do the laundry, vacuum, dust, and sweep and mop the kitchen floor.
Ran to the school to pick up the kids and got into an argument with them on the way home. Set out milk and cookies and got the kids organized to do their homework, then set up the ironing board and watched TV while he did the ironing.
At 4:30 he began peeling potatoes and washing vegetables for salad, breaded the pork chops and snapped fresh beans for supper.
After supper, he cleaned the kitchen, ran the dishwasher, folded laundry, bathed the kids, and put them to bed.
At 9 P.M. he was exhausted and, though his daily chores weren't finished, he
went to bed where he was expected to make love, which he managed to get through without complaint. The next morning, he awoke and immediately knelt by the bed and said: Lord, I don't know what I was thinking. I was so wrong to envy my wife's being able to stay home all day. Please, oh please, let us trade back."
The Lord, in his infinite wisdom, replied: "My son, I feel you have learned your lesson and I will be happy to change things back to the way they were. You'll just have to wait nine months, though. You got pregnant last night."

And this:

<> Everyone seems normal until you get to know them.

<> The quickest way to double your money is to fold it in half and put
it back in your pocket.

<> A closed mouth gathers no foot.

<> Duct tape is like 'The Force'. It has a light side and a dark side,
and it holds the universe together.

<> There are two theories to arguing with women. Neither one works.

<> Generally speaking, you aren't learning much when your lips are

<> Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

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(1) Laugh Yourself Well,by Donna L. Watkins
(3)Laugh yourself well/'Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional',2845,MCA_21396_5519415,00.html


I started out with a diet and it looks like I'll be ending with a diet also. The same diet, breakfast is two pieces of rye toast and green tea, Lunch is homemade soup and dinner is stir-fry chicken and lots of veggies. For me this is a good holding diet. I can maintain my weight, or even lose if I use small portions, and I can keep my blood sugar very low, hopefully soon without any insulin.
I take a tsp. of coconut oil
also I'm taking cell power which has really helped me in so many ways, I'm not in nearly the pain I used to be, I have lots of energy, I sleep better and my bg levels are nearly normal.

I'm continuing with the regular diabetes supplements Milk thistle,Glutathione-the master antioxidant,Ester-C for cell renewal, healing better absorbed Vitamin C, Flax seed oil antioxidant,digestive aid, bilberry, for eye protection and healing,Psyllium plus-digestion,weight loss,Alpha lipoic acid for Liver healing; antioxidant, ZINC for healing, essential for diabetics especially,CHROMIUM,another essential for diabetics, converts any energy spent into muscle, SELENIUM, needed by diabetcs,TRI-MAGNESIUM the last of the four essential minerals for diabetic healing, after I'm proclaimed "healed" I will take many fewer supplements.


Now that I'm 'older' (but refuse to grow up), here's what I've discovered:

1. I started out with nothing, and I still have most of it.

2. My wild oats have turned into prunes and All Bran.

3. I finally got my head together; now my body is falling apart.

4. Funny, I don't remember being absent minded...

5. Funny, I don't remember being absent minded...

6. All reports are in; life is now officially unfair.

7. If all is not lost, where is it?

8. It is easier to get older than it is to get wiser.

9. Funny, I don't remember being absent minded...

10. Some days you're the bug; some days you're the windshield.

11. I wish the buck stopped here; I sure could use a few...

12. Kids in the back seat cause accidents.

13. Accidents in the back seat cause kids.

14. Funny, I don't remember being absent minded...

15. It's hard to make a come back when you haven't been anywhere.

16. The only time the world beats a path to your door is when you're in the


17. If God wanted me to touch my toes, he would have put them on my knees.

18. When I'm finally holding all the cards, why does everyone decide to play


19. Funny, I don't remember being absent minded...

20. It's not hard to meet expenses... they're everywhere.

21. The only difference between a rut and a grave is the depth.

22. These days, I spend a lot of time thinking about the hereafter... I go

somewhere to get something and then wonder what I'm here after.


24. Funny, I don't remember being . . . . . absent minded...

AND something else to ponder

<>Good health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die.

<>Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing.

<>Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes.
That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their

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Friday, May 25, 2007


My life has really changed since I first started this diet way back in January of this year. I've lost over 30 pounds, I can tie my shoes now, I can easily bend, not just because I lost weight but because I no longer have the pain I used to have. I never slept well in the last four years, now I can sleep nearly all through the night, I wake up refreshed and I make it all through the day without having a huge slump later in the day. The fibromialgia which settles mostly in my damaged neck and shoulder area, has really loosened to the point where moving my head doesn't cause extreme pain.

I'm also not suffering the all the hot flashes I used to have, Yes I feel the occasional heat rising, but not the back-to-back floods of sweat I used to have. Of course summer hasn't really hit yet...

what's changed? Well I'm eating a diet that is high in vegetables and devoid, nearly in red meats.

I'm eating lots more fiber, much less fats of the 'bad' variety, very little grain foods and I'm on an alkalizing diet.

Result: my blood sugar levels are so much lower than they used to be. Last November from highs of 366 and frequent 290's averaged about 261. Lately my average from a high of 152 to a low of 87 in the last three weeks averaging at 119.5 means my blood sugar readings are down an average of 141 points.

What am I doing or have done differently? First I've learned so much about the disease and I know how to control my blood sugar just by eating the proper foods, and also I've done some very effective cleanses, and I'm taking coconut oil and psyllium fiber AND Alpha Lipoic Acid, which lowers the blood glucose levels.
also I'm taking cell power
Also I've been working on the Candida, first with candidate-to Eliminate excessive Candida overgrowth in the digestive tract then by adding back the proper flora in my system; Suprema Dophilus probiotic.

In order to protect my body until the diabetes is completely gone I'm taking Bilberry~ for vascular health by keeping the capillaries free of excess cholesteral, and Essential fatty acids~a great antioxidant; a complete daily source of Omega-3/6/9 fatty acids for healthy skin, joints, hormonal balance & cardiovascular function.

I'm taking these for a variety of reasons:
Milk thistle-liver improvement-detox This is a good Liver booster, great for ongoing free radical reduction.

Complete Liver Cleanse This is something I take every four to six months to maintain a clean body.

super KelpThis is a Great source of natural iodine;Very rich and vitamins and minerals; Assists thyroid function, aiding the body to lose weight.

Pycnogenol- a very powerful antioxidant A great idea to maintain a healthy body and keep dis-ease away!

Chromium Liver support Chromium helps to assist natural insulin delivery and to convert energy used into muscle from fat.

Cinnamon to regulate blood glucose levels this really helps to keep the blood sugar down, but must be taken in larger amounts, as in these capsules than just as a flavoring.

zinc-healing-development, reproduction, digestion, respiration and proper brain, nerve, vision and immune function an essential mineral like chromium, Magnesium, and Selenium to promote healing.

Chromium-improve insulin sensitivity and lower blood glucose levels

selenium~ Contains all eight mixed tocotrienols and tocopherols. Contains all eight mixed tocotrienols and tocopherols. Protects cells. Easy to digest. Delivers vitamin E and selenium. A great combination to aid in protecting our bodies from the onslaught of free radicals.

Coral Calcium

Ester C- Absorbed 400% faster than regular Vitamin C

magnesium-Supports cellular metabolism.
Provides magnesium in several different forms

Hold the presses, This just in....
A woman rushed to see her doctor, looking very worried and all strung out. She says, "Doctor, take a look at me. When I woke up this morning, I looked at myself in the mirror and saw my hair all wiry and frazzled up, my skin was all wrinkled and pasty, my eyes were bloodshot and bugging out, and I had this corpse-like look on my face! What's WRONG with me, Doctor!?"
The doctor looked her over for a couple of minutes, then calmly said: "Well, I can tell you that there's nothing wrong with your eyesight."

The last time somebody said, 'I find I can write
much better with a word processor.', I replied,
'They used to say the same thing about drugs.'
-- Roy Blount Jr.

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Thursday, May 24, 2007


(1)"The scale that is used for measuring the pH, or hydrogen ion concentration … is from 0 to 14, with 7 being the neutral point."

A normal body PH is 7.35 too much lower means the body is in decay, an Acid body is a decaying body.

The basis of our make-up is Hygrogen a Greek word meaning born of water, we are over 75% water=H2O two atoms of Hydrogen one of Oxygen. Oxygen is from a greek formation meaning burning of new genes.

Alkaline(Hydrogen)builds up; Acid(oxygen)breaks down, that's why we are made up of two H and one O,

So, this is what happens when the Acid overwhelms the Alkaline:

(2)"When the body is too acidic as a result of acid forming foods, high fat, mucus forming foods, and toxic food residues, disease and infections proliferate. This is especially true in cases of arthritis and rheumatic situations.

(1)"Excessive acidity causes numerous disturbances such as:
Weakening of the skin, hair, nails, teeth
Deterioration of the digestive tract
Excitability of the nervous system, sciatica
Tendency to depressive illness
Muscular spasms and cramps
Enhances susceptibility to infections
Chronic fatigue
Blockage of certain minerals which become unavailable"

(2)"Alkaline-producing examples:
Cereal grasses

The acid and alkaline balance can be changed by simple practices such as:

Soak mildly acid-forming foods such as whole grains and legumes before cooking them, starting the sprouting process, which is alkalizing.
Chew thoroughly the complex carbohydrates as grains, vegetables, and legumes in order to mix them with salvia, a very alkaline fluid that begins the digestive process.
Do not drink while eating, as this stops the digestive process from beginning within the mouth.
The correct ratio of acid and alkaline forming foods is difficult to know since the balance is altered by chewing, food preparation, individual lifestyle, genetics, exercise, and mental outlook. However, those prone to infections, viruses, excess mucus problems and other toxic acidic conditions need to increase their alkaline diet."

(2)"Most foods are alkaline by nature, but manufactured processed foods are acidic. It is important to balance each meal with 75% alkaline to 25% acidic to maintain health.Perfect body pH is 6.4, above is alkaline and below is acidic. It is important that your daily dietary intake of food naturally balances your body pH."

A Universal diet does not exist. People are individual and personal. So what works for one person may not work for the next. A balanced diet is unique for each person. To find balance, it is helpful to know not only your own personal needs, but the correct preparation of whole foods, how not to overeat, how to choose high-quality foods, avoiding too many unnatural food combinations, and the art of learning the broad range of nutritious foods including chlorophyll-rich plants, the best source of certain fatty acids, and the dangers of food chemicals like aspartame, MSG, and food colorings."

most dairy (Milk is approximately neutral in acid/alkaline but high in mucus-forming attributes such as fat.)
most grains and legumes (Millet and roasted buckwheat are slightly alkalizing. Soy and lima beans are extremely alkalizing.)
refined sugars
food chemicals

(3)"Our daily diet should consist of four-fifth of alkaline-forming foods such as juicy fruits, tubers, legumes, ripe fruits, leafy and root vegetables and one fifty of acid-forming foods containing concentrated proteins and starches such as meat, fish, bread and cereals. Eating sensibly in this manner will ensure the necessary alkalinity of the food which will keep the body in perfect health."...

"Foods are classified as acid-producing or alkaline-producing depending on their reaction on the urine. Calcium, magnesium, sodium and potassium present in foods contribute to the alkaline effect, while sulfur, phosphorous and chlorine contribute to the acidic effect. Depending on the pre-dominating constituents in a particular food, it is classified as acid-forming or alkaline-forming."

a pretty comprehensive list of both alkaline and acid producing foods, click here

also I'm taking cell powerIt enhancing my body's ability to become alkalinized

I'm still taking these, I'm still losing weight and my bgt levels are staying low:Jarrow formulas coconut oil extra virginexcellant for use in solid or liquid forms, and keeps for long periods of time at room temps.

Alpha Lipoic Acid

I hear I can lower my blood glucose level a whopping 30 points by taking this before meals.
Psyllium fiber

Probiotic-Suprema Dophilus

Mega EFA gold

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One more thing....
Well, Sam Clam and Larry Lobster were the best of friends, they loved to jam together, Sam played the drums and Larry played the harp. One day there was a terrible earthquake and both friends were killed, Larry Lobster went to heaven but you know Clams are kinda dirty so Sam went to... the other place. As time went on Larry's harp playing was noted everywhere. Sam Clam had made a name for himself by opening a huge club. Sam wrote to Larry asking him to come for huge renunion tour. Larry pleaded Saint Peter who said, "You may, but you must be back by midnight or you'll be shut out forever."
Larry went to visit Sam and they played into the night, revelry was rampant. The clock struck 10 times before Larry realized he had to get a move on Larry raced to the pearlies and scraped in just in time. St Peter was there tapping his toe, "Larry, Larry. Larry, Where is your harp?" he asked.

Wait for it now...

"Aw Petey, I left my harp, at Sam Clam's Disco."

"I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this." - Emo Phillips


(1)Excelex/About Alkaline Body pH
(2)DR. Janet starr Hull/Ph balance information
(3)Neera Super Cleanse/The Inmportance of Aklinity

Tuesday, May 22, 2007


FIBERis first and foremost, the best way to begin the reversal process, especially the fiber from non-high carb foods, no sugars or starches and if you can't get enough carrots, broccoli, and spinach to do it go for the supplement.

(1)"Whole natural psyllium is one of the best dietary fibers known to man and is primarily used as a gentle intestinal cleanser. Psyllium consists of husks and seeds which act as a sponge in the intestinal tract and swell as they absorb water, toxins and waste material. This forms a soft, bulky stool that passes through the colon quickly and evacuates more smoothly and easily.
Psyllium husks are from the outer coating of the psyllium seed, the same as the bran layer of grains. Psyllium seeds are coated with mucilage, a gelatinous material that swells upon contact with moisture. For this reason psyllium seeds and husks are a popular bulking agent, and are especially useful for cases of chronic constipation and many other gastrointestinal problems."

Milk thistle-liver improvement-detox is good to help increase the liver function, to help the pancreas work better. "Supports healthy liver function.
Powerful antioxidants work in the liver and kidneys scavenging free radicals.
May have a protective effect on the liver.
Turmeric and Artichoke extracts are added for additional synergistic benefits.

(2)"Milk Thistle, or Sylbum marianum, saw medicinal applications as early as the first century with the Romans who used it primarily to treat liver problems. Modern scientific studies suggest that the active substances in Milk Thistle, particularly silymarin, protect the liver from damage which may be caused by toxins, alcohol, viruses and certain drugs.

A comprehensive review of recent scientific studies by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality found that in five of seven studies designed to examine the effect of milk thistle on alcoholic liver disease, milk thistle provided significant improvements in liver function. Other clinical studies demonstrated that daily doses of milk thistle by individuals suffering from cirrhosis resulted in lower mortality rates than those taking a placebo. Research suggests that milk thistle may have a protective effect on the liver. Because of this, it is sometimes given to patients who must take medications that can cause liver damage or who are exposed to liver damaging substances such as lead. Milk thistle has powerful antioxidant properties and is believed to be especially helpful in protecting the liver and kidneys from free radical damage. Milk thistle works due to its ability to inhibit the factors responsible for liver damage, while stimulating production of new liver cells to replace old damaged ones.
The extracts in this formula are the finest quality available. Turmeric and Artichoke extracts are combined with Milk Thistle extract to provide additional synergistic benefits."

also I'm taking cell powerThis stuff is worth it's weight in gold to help the body to re-alkalinize my body and renew my good health I had as a child.

Eskimo 3~liquid fish oil
because a diabetic is prone to heart and circulatory troubles keeping that cholesterol down is essential: (3)"Fish oil Positively impacts cholesterol levels<>Protects the heart by preventing blood clots and keeping other fats from injuring arterial walls<>Provides protection against coronary heart disease and high blood pressure<>Eskimo-3® is up to 10 times more stable than 4 leading U.S. liquid fish oil products<>The natural EPA and DHA ratio antioxidants in Eskimo-3 supply exceptional stability and prevent dangerous rancidity to ensure the highest Potency, Purity and Quality. Guaranteed Potency.
One of the world's most clinically studied fish oils-the subject of more than 120 scientific reports The highest concentration of Omega-3 naturally obtainable from fish oil. Guaranteed Purity<>Several independent studies have shown Eskimo-3 to be the world's most pure fish oil. Naturally stable-up to 10 times more stable than other leading fish oils."

The reason it helps maintain vision in diabetics is because it keeps the tiny capillaries healthy to allow feeding of the eyes and also to prevent other neuropathy.(5)
Assists the retina, the light-sensitive part of the eye, in adjusting quickly to both darkness and light.
Contains anthocyanosides which enhance microcirculation in the body.
Common treatment for retinopathy.
Long-term use of bilberry helps improve nearsightedness and visual acuity.
May help in lowering cholesterol.
Contains 60 mg of standardized bilberry fruit extract as well as red grape skin extract and citrus bioflavonoid complex, which work synergistically to enhance the benefits of bilberry.

As a supplement, Bilberry plays an important role in improving and maintaining eye health. Bilberry is a common treatment for many varieties of retinopathy, a disorder in which the intricate blood vessels and nerves of the retina are damaged. In France, bilberries have been prescribed since 1945 for diabetic retinopathy, a major cause of blindness in diabetics.
Numerous studies have documented Bilberry’s usefulness as a medicinal herb. One study concluded that bilberry extract used in conjunction with Vitamin E prevented the progression of cataracts in 48 of 50 patients suffering from cataracts. In an Italian study, bilberry’s flavonoids lowered cholesterol levels and improved circulation. Bilberry has been used in treatments for glaucoma, macular degeneration, eye fatigue, poor night vision and nearsightedness.
Our Standardized Bilberry Extract is meticulously manufactured under strict European quality control standards without the use of harsh solvents. It is extracted to provide an optimal level of 25% naturally occurring anthocyanidins. Additionally, it contains a full spectrum of components as they occur naturally in fresh whole bilberries. Red Grape Skin Extract and Citrus Bioflavonoids work synergistically to enhance the proven benefits of Bilberry Extract.

Another very helpful supplement is Alpha Lipoic AcidNeutralizes free radicals<>Helps regenerate Vitamins C and E increasing their effectiveness in scavenging free radicals<>Used since the 1960’s in Europe for its positive effects on blood sugar levels; REPORTEDLY IT CAN LOWER YOUR BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVELS BY 30 POINTS!!!<>Key to proper metabolism of glucose in the cell<>Helps limit aging effects of free radical damage<>Positively affects the metabolism, leading to increased energy<>Easily absorbed and beneficial to brain health<>Available in 100 mg and 250 mg size capsules.
(5)"Another study of type-2 diabetics showed a positive response to insulin, after taking 600mg of alpha-lipoic acid a day, and therefore had lowered blood glucose levels.

As an antioxidant, alpha-lipoic acid can also boost liver function, helping it to process toxins and also protecting it from free-radical damage. In fact, people who have ingested poison are often given alpha-lipoic acid to assist the liver in clearing the body of the toxins.

Alpha-lipoic acid’s antioxidant capabilities are also responsible for its positive effects on preventing cataracts, slowing Alzheimer’s, and boosting the immune system."

Diet and exercise, diet and exercise that's the most important two things that need to be done right.

Eat good vegetables, lean meats I had a great liver and colon cleanse, I tried to take Neem to reverse diabetes but I'm either allergic to it or something else that it exacerbates because I have a terrible hive/rash/dermatitis that I am miserable from, I quit taking Neem and I may start again later when my skin on my arm clears up. My weight continues to fall off I've lost 31 pounds now, my Bg is still low. so all is good!

Personally I like to add this to my diet see yesterday's blog for exactly why:
I take this one:Jarrow formulas coconut oil extra virginexcellent for use in solid or liquid forms, and keeps for long periods of time at room temps.

Also because I have candidiasis I take these too.
Probiotic-Suprema Dophilus

Mega EFA gold

While we are on the subject of Candidiasis (we weren't? well we are now) I like to take this homeopathic remedy often Treat Candidiasis and systemic yeast infections
Eliminate excessive Candida overgrowth in the digestive tract Prevent recurring thrush, Athlete's Foot, Dobey's Itch and other yeast infections Encourage digestive and intestinal health,Regain lost energy caused by Candida overgrowth Relieve digestive disorders like indigestion, gas, heartburn and 'Leaky Gut' Syndrome Prevent depression, anxiety and mood swings related to Candida overgrowth Reduce sugar cravings related to Candidiasis Help to lose stubborn weight
 yeast   candida albicans   Polysystemic  tropicalis  glabrata candida diet    infection    treatment    symptoms   overgrowth     vaginitis   cures   species  albacans threelac candida   candida thrush vaginal candida  anti candida    bacteria  remedies    dubliniensis    remedy

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A young Canadian lad buys three cats and names them 1, 2 and 3 before heading back home across the river. But enroute his boat capsizes; he arrives home half-frozen and felineless but OK, sadly crying
«Maman! Maman! Un, Deux, Trois cats sank!»

And one for western fans:
"A sheriff walks into a saloon and shouts for everyone's attention. "Has anyone seen Brown Paper Jake?" he asks. "What's he look like?" asks one shoddy-looking cowboy.

"Well," replies the Sheriff, "he wears a brown paper hat, a brown paper waistcoat, a brown paper shirt, brown paper boots, brown paper pants and a brown paper jacket."

"So what's he wanted for?" asks the same cowboy.

"Rustlin'," says the sheriff"

(2)VITABASE.COM/Milk Thistle complex
(3) fish oil.
(4) fish oil
(5)LIFESCRIPT/your health, your life your way/Alpha Lipoic Acid

Monday, May 21, 2007


Today I want to look at coconut oil. Indiginous groups who subsist on coconuts and coconut oils are generally healthy and fit. Most don't suffer the major diseases that plague our Western society.

Coconut oil has a very long shelf life and a low melting point so bakers used to love using it. Then all saturated fats became bad guys and people switched to using trans fats(locally grown)instead. Talk about just hopping into the fire.

(1)Cooking in coconut oil helps to prolong youth, lowers cholesterol, aids in weight loss, helps to lower blood sugar, foods fried in coconut oil are a lot healthier.

(2)"Can coconut oil reduce the viral load of HIV-AIDS patients? "Initial trials have confirmed that coconut oil does have an anti-viral effect and can beneficially reduce the viral load of HIV patients" AND "This initial trial confirmed the anecdotal reports that coconut oil does have an anti-viral effect and can beneficially reduce the viral load of HIV patients. The positive anti-viral action was seen not only with the monoglyceride of lauric acid but with coconut oil itself. This indicates that coconut oil is metabolized to monoglyceride forms of C-8, C-10, C- 12 to which it must owe its anti-pathogenic activity."

How 'bout them apples? Not enough you say? OK!

(3)"As a physician of many diabetics, I am constantly telling them how to eat more healthily but was unable to follow my own advice. I knew WHAT to do, but feeling like I had the wherewithal to practice what I preached was a different matter! I knew my patients didn't take my advice seriously enough, since I wasn't treating my own body right and was clinically "morbidly obese". My hunger and cravings have been my downfall for years leading me to donuts, cookies and other unhealthy foods I knew to stay away from. I was constantly hungry. When I heard that adding [healthy] oils like Tropical Traditions Virgin Coconut Oil could help satisfy my run-away hunger and cravings, I was skeptical. I knew if it could help even ME, then there would be something to the claims! No one was more surprised than me when I felt satisfied for hours after spreading some on my morning toast, or enjoying a tablespoon in my oatmeal. My wife loves to make our family sugar free chocolate balls using this wonderful oil, and I am still amazed that something so delicious is actually good for me! I have more energy, been able to exercise for longer periods of time, and have now lost 36 pounds! Mark -an M.D. in New Mexico"

I dunno 'bout you but it convinced me!!! I'm taking a teaspoon of coconut oil in the AM and I have piles of energy.

also I'm taking cell powerThis stuff is worth it's weight in gold to help the body to re-alkalinize my body and renew my good health I had as a child.

I take this one:Jarrow formulas coconut oil extra virginexcellant for use in solid or liquid forms, and keeps for long periods of time at room temps.

Alpha Lipoic Acid

I hear I can lower my blood glucose level a whopping 30 points by taking this before meals.

Probiotic-Suprema Dophilus

Mega EFA gold

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This just in:
John ran a fertilized egg business. He had hundreds of pullets and eight or 10 roosters. The farmer kept records so he could replace underperforming roosters. He attached bells to them so he could tell which roosters were performing. The farmer's favorite rooster was Butch.
On day John noticed Butch's bell hadn't rung at all. So he investigated. The pullets would hide when they heard the roosters coming. Butch had his bell in his beak so it couldn't ring. That allowed him to sneak up on the pullets.
John had a gread idea. He entered Butch in the county fair. He won the "No Bell Prize" and the "Pulletsurprise."

Oh and one more thing:

A guy goes into his neighborhood bar and sets his pet newt on the stool next to him. The bartender says "Hey, you can't bring a reptile into this place!"

The man says, "Hey, you know me; I a regular here, and this is my new pet newt."

"OK," says the bartender, "I guess he can stay. Say, he is kind of cute. What's his name?"

"Tiny," the man says.

"Tiny? Why do you call him that?"

"Because he's my newt!"


Saturday, May 19, 2007


As I said a few days ago(Why supplement? 5-16-2007), most farmland, if not all, is compromised. In order to eat the best veggies one could grow them at home.

The following are a few tips for growing the best garden ever!

Remember that air conditioned room with all the exercise machines, strangers and the TV? You go there to get exercise right? You could stay home and get better exercise. Bending, stretching, up and down a little puff-puff-puff, pushing, pulling, lifting, lots of sweat, fresh air and good microbes in the soil. See: Working in Dirt Can Actually be Healthy!.

Composting is essential. I have a compost bin, they can be bought or you can just make a nice pile. Start on the ground with sticks, then dirt, then some well composted steer manure (I use rabbit manure it' doesn't need composting, can be used as is in the garden), then leaves, especially shredded leaves if possible. Next layer more dirt,more manure, more leaves, etc. I have mine in a plastic bin, I use a hay fork to turn and aerate my compost, since mine is in a bin, I put worms in mine, but if yours is a pile, you won't need to add worms. I keep all my kitchen scraps, veggies, coffee grounds, tea bags and left over tea, bananas, apple cores etc. no fat or meat, I have a dedicated blender I use to chop up the scraps into a fine paste, I add it to my compost everyday a little more turning it in each time. Then throughout the summer I ladle this precious black soil onto my plants.

The easiest way to start a garden is the new method called lasagna gardening, first lay a section of weed barrier cloth down, then layer just like the compost heap only just use leaves, then compost mixed with whatever top soil you can get (WITHOUT ANY Added chemicals, lay these over the cloth(a special permeable thin black fabric that keeps most weeds out and allows rain to seep through. The fact that it's black will help keep the plants warmer, so they grow better, since it is a cloth it helps to keep moisture in the soil so drought isn't as much of a danger.

Get the best quality plants you can find of Heirloom varieties (it will say so on the label) hybrids are not good quality plants. Or start your own from seed.
one site that sells heirloom seeds, I use Parks

Then, following the directions on the insert for your plant as to sun requirements and spacing, dig a hole into your garden, use a knife to cut through the weed barrier cloth right into the grass below, place your plant in the hole, fill in around it and gently tamp the soil down with your hands, finish planting then water well.

There is a way to keep certain bugs to stay away, It's called companion planting companion planting I like marigolds planted around my tomatoes, and basil to keep the buggies down, but if they eat a leaf or two never fear your plant will still thrive.

Use lots of mulch to keep the weeds away from your plants, if you are planting in bare dirt, or get that exercise by reaching over and pulling up the weeds. Or leave some weeds for the buggies to eat, they just might leave your vegetables alone. One very good plant for this is Lambs quarters a nice tasty weed that bugs like even better than your plants. It looks like this:

lambs quarters image

I like Lambs quarters in a salad, it's yummy.
One thing you don't want to leave in is chickweed, it is pervasive, so start reaching over, bend and pull! chickweed image.

Handy implements, you may want but some you can live without, if you can't afford to get them all at once:
First, a wheel barrow. You will need a shovel, a rake and a hoe if you really want one. Best get a small set too, it makes work easy.

Didn't get enough exercise? Mow the Lawn, trim and rake! Oh and here's another benefit from being outside working.More Evidence Vitamin D Prevents Cancer

Another way to grow good vegetables is in containers, even five gallon buckets if you don't have much room put holes in the bottom. Please do not use artificial fertilizers, make compost for your own good fertilizer, even in an attractive box in the corner of your deck.

Here are pictures of my gardens of the past years, this year it's still early might even see my grandkids too, I have lots of pix in there of my projects and scenry, I sort of fancy myself as a Photographer, sorry.

These are of my tiny tomato plants but I wanted to show you the laqsagna method up close, I added an extra weed barrier fabric layer to protect the tomaoes from splash-up, they don't like dirt on their leaves. But if you look close you can see I planted marigolds and basil among the 'maters

This is of the strawberry bed, I have the green peppers planted behind them and a blueberry bush, I put a brick under some of the strawberries to make them show up. Remember I'm in Michigan and this is in early spring, stuff gets much more lush as the months go by

I also have a special bed for spinach/radishes/and more green peppers. This is just the vegetables, I have lots of flower beds where I tuck a pepper plant in, or some tiny cherry tomato plants. As you can see I put flowers in with the veggies too. I almost forget I also have a collection of herbs I grow for cooking, rosemary, chives, garlic, oregano, sage, parsley and basil. I also have a collection of bonsiai trees but that's an experiment.

I hope you all have an awesome Sunday.

oh and one more thing:
A marine biologist developed a race of genetically engineered dolphins that could live forever if they were fed a steady diet of
seagulls. One day his supply of the birds ran out so he had to go out and trap some more. On the way back, he spied two lions asleep on the road. Afraid to wake them, he gingerly stepped over them. Immediately, he was arrested and charged with transporting gulls across sedate lions for immortal porpoises.

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If you aren't growing your own foods you could supplement your diet with these.

Milk thistle-liver improvement-detox

extra virgin coconut oil

also I'm taking cell powerThis stuff is worth it's weight in gold to help the body to re-alkalinize my body and renew my good health I had as a child.

Mega EFA gold

Probiotic-Suprema Dophilus

Thursday, May 17, 2007


The reason I began this journey was (1)Dr. Julian Whitaker's book REVERSING DIABETES. I got excited and took a few basic ideas from his book and ran with it. I ate a low calorie, low-protein, low(no)-fat low-salt, no-sugar, bland, nearly no food diet for two weeks, I had phenomenol results!
Next was (2)THE SUGAR SOLUTION by Sari Harrar with its complicated glycemic index, 50? 55? 75? Which is best?

I was losing weight and my blood glucose was going down drastically, but I'd completely lost my will to live, I was so hungry, I've fasted before and felt better... something had to give, there had to be something I COULD eat!
I had already read (3)THE PERRICONE PROMISE by Dr. Nicholas Perricone, but I didn't trust anyone, I started going on (4)Dr. Mercola's site, and I learned there really wasn't anything I could eat. In the meantime my blood sugar levels were going down and I lost more weight.

My girlfriend found me the pain free food list on (they moved it so you'll have to see the list on my site), I've posted the list on Thursday, April 12, 2007 entry Dis-ease. I started going by those guidelines and put a few pounds back on..

Then I read about (5)Dr. Young and his alkalizing foods diet~PH MIRACLE, I got excited again and started going by their food lists.

I did a liver and colon cleanse, and got a doozy of a herxheimer reaction in the form of a four week long multiple symptom allergic reaction. a few pounds came back and brought their best friends.

Somewhere in here I learned that Neem leaves could not only remove any parasites I might have but also help heal the candidiasis, and IBS I have to contend with while 'curing' the diabetes, so I'm trying that.

Someone told me I should read (6)Dr. Bernstein's book THE DIABETES DIET, I really learned a lot about what carbohydrates are and what they aren't, and how to get the best out of a diet for me, but I had a few disagreements with some of his recommendations so today I got a call (Oh how I love writing this blog, I'm hearing from people from ALL over getting so much great information I can sift through and seewhat works for the unique person with unique problems that I am and you are.)

also I'm taking cell powerThis stuff is worth it's weight in gold to help the body to re-alkalinize my body and renew my good health I had as a child. It's amazing!
I've am taking some drops of this every day and will, in time de-acidify my body and I'll be diabetes-free! That's what I'm going to do! I'll be finished with the Neem course by the time I get the cell power next week. I am pretty regulated as to my bg levels and losing weight, but I'm really supposed to be taking Neem for several months, and this is supposed to work, permanently in just 1 month. Stay tuned and we'll find out together. Am I gullible? You bet, am I completely crazy? Well, we'll see!

In the meantime, I'm covering all the bases and still taking these:

Alpha Lipoic Acid

I hear I can lower my blood glucose level a whopping 30 points by taking this before meals.

Probiotic-Suprema Dophilus

extra virgin coconut oil

Milk thistle-liver improvement-detox

my favorite psyllium product

Candidiasis-get it out!

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Wednesday, May 16, 2007


If you are disappointed that I'm not talking directly about diabetes, I assure you this is relevant, diabetes comes with a lot of its annoying friends, you could scroll down and see other blog entries too.

PAUL SIMON lyrics - "Allergies"

Maladies,Melodies, Allergies to dust and grain
Maladies, Remedies, Still these allergies remain
My hand can't touch a guitar string, My fingers just burn and ache
My head intercedes with my bodily needs,And my body won't give it a break
My heart can stand a disaster, My heart can take a disgrace
But my heart is allergic, To the women I love
And it's changing the shape of my face

I wondered about the line "And it's changing the shape of my face", until the day I took a Motrin. My face swelled like a beach ball, just the lower part, but It was scary. I was given an epinephrine shot and a benedryl shot, told the swelling would go right now, but I am allergic to benedryl too. Ah, the Irony, allergic to the one safeguard medical science has to counteract allergies. Anyway the swelling stayed for weeks.

I was also allergic to insulin for a long time, I had terrible hives. My doctor was unfazed and just said I HAD to take it so just too bad for me! I'm no longer allergic to it now, at least I don't have specific reactions t it.

(1)"Allergic reactions result from an immune system that is "over reactive" to a specific inhalant, chemical or food. Scientifically speaking, sensitivities differ from true allergies, as they do not fall into one of the known allergic antibody responses. Regardless, food sensitivities, food allergies, or any other type of allergic responses cause similar suffering among affected individuals. Allergies or sensitivities to food and chemicals result in a wide array of symptoms."

"causative factor could be due to a "leaky gut." "Leaky Gut" refers to intestines, which are "leaking" undigested foods (proteins) into the blood stream. When the body finds these undigested proteins in the blood, it treats them as foreign invaders. White blood cells try to capture and masticate the substances, while the body also sets up a histaminic (allergic) reaction. One of the common causes for a leaky gut is a "Systemic Candidiasis Infection." In a Systemic Candida Infection, the Candida bacterium in the intestines over-populates. When it over-populates it then turns into a second life cycle, which is a mold. The mold "roots" itself into the intestinal walls via "rhizomes" which are essentially tiny roots. As the tiny roots penetrate the intestinal walls, it produces areas were undigested proteins can leak into the blood stream, setting up the reactions (below)"

(2)"If you have allergies, your immune system reacts to these allergens as if the allergens were invading the body. To fight the allergen, your immune system produces an antibody called immunoglobulin E (IgE)."

Allergic reactions include hives, itchy-watery eyes,itchy-buzzing ears, Facial swelling,itchy-swollen throat, sinus and nasal congestion, lung congestion and dry coughing, diarrhea, constipation, rashes- blisters and skin lesions, depending on the source of the allergen.

One cause for allergies is an unhappy liver, Since I had my gall bladder removed at age 20 my liver has stored bile for all those yeas and has become infiltrated, it has a much harder job to do filtering all the pollutants from daily life. When the liver is stressed we are open to receive allergic reactions.

Popular belief is that eating honey from your local area can alleviate pollen source allergic reactions. If the bees use local pollens the theory is they neutralize those particular allergens. I can neither verify or refute that, but it sounds good, eh?

A cursory look didn't find anyone saying that allergies are dangerous in and of themselves, but I have two points. One is that some allergies, like to bee stings and peanuts Can be fatal, and one never knows if one might develop a fatal allergy, as they do tend to proliferate. The second is a beleaguered immune system, one that is tracking down boogies and dealing with phantoms can't be an effective Immune system!!!!

Update on my personal journey:

My blood glucose levels are staying low, my weightloss has re-started, I've nearly got down to my original 30 pounds lost. I'm eating a small amount of raisins and lots of vegies sans carb, and my constipation seems to be back under control! YAY! I'm back on track.

While I couldn't find a satisfactory natural antihistamine, I am taking these:

Aller-7™ (patent-pending) is a proprietary blend of seven standardized herbal extracts clinically formulated and tested to promote good health. Ten years in the making, Aller-7™ is manufactured by a unique, three-stage extraction process resulting in an all-natural, safe, effective and well-tolerated formula clinically proven to promote respiratory health and normal breathing seasonally and all year round.
Studies have proven that Aller-7™ is safe and effective against allergies. A recent clinical study showed that 660 mg of Aller-7™ twice per day reduced sneezing, runny nose, and itchy, watery eyes. This was accomplished without any of the side effects such as headaches, drowsiness, fatigue or nervousness, normally associated with over the counter allergy products. Aller-7™ works to promote healthy respiratory and immune systems by promoting clear airway passages and easy breathing, promoting stabilization of mast cells, and neutralizing free radicals. Aller-7™ provides natural allergy relief for those suffering from seasonal allergies.
Promotes healthy respiratory and immune systems
Promotes clear airway passages and easy breathing
Stabilizes mast cells, which promote respiratory health
Neutralizes free radicals, which can damage the body's respiratory and immune systems
Safe, non-toxic, well-tolerated and will not cause side effects such as nervousness, headache, fatigue, drowsiness and bleeding, which are common with many medications

Provides essential nutrients for a healthy body. Increases energy. Enhances the immune system. Reduces anxiety and stress.
Immune Strong Wellness Booster Plus™ contains vitamins and minerals essential for the immune system, including white blood cell functions and thymus gland activity.
This formula also provides important antioxidant nutrients - vitamins A, C, and E, zinc, and selenium - in a base of thymus fractions, lysine, and herbal extracts of echinacea, blue flag, fennel, and goldenseal

Mega essential fatty acids gold

Probiotic-Suprema Dophilus

extra virgin coconut oil

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Very Little if any farmlands here in the U.S. is still viable as to mineral content. Today's farming practices; the use of artificially balanced fertilizers, excessive plowing to remove weeds, herbicides and pesticides have depleted the soil base nutrient content.

Just as our bodies need a good intake of nutrients, so does the farm soil. The use of organic, well composted manure is a good thing, for instance; essential for good soil.

Artificial fertilizers, while appearing balanced do not replace the minerals taken from the soil, they in fact help to rob the soil by causing chemical wars on the microbial level.

Over plowing causes wind and water erosion that takes with it the essential building blocks soil need to produce good food.

This now ruined farmland will continue to produce, but what it produces is an inferior product, devoid of trace minerals our bodies NEED for proper health. In fact some minerals that we need only tiny amounts of; if not present, can cause the direst of major diseases.

(1)Minerals: The Overlooked Necessity
Dr. Linus Pauling, winner of two Nobel Prizes stated: “You can trace every sickness, every disease and every ailment to a mineral deficiency.”

"Nutrients such as vitamins, proteins, enzymes and amino acids, are required for our bodies to function properly. These nutrients are dependent upon minerals. Minerals are predominantly obtained from the food we eat, and the mineral content of that food is dependent upon the mineral content of the soil it grows in. Therefore, depleted soils create mineral deficient food."

Ok, the same can be said for vitamin content, only the problem is a bit bigger.

Processed foods are so heated and altered that all food nutrients are laid waste and removed from the resultant product. In other words you ain't gettin' what the label says you are. The nutrition fact portion of your label gives you the approximate nutrition available the original food by size and shape Before it's processed. You simply cannot believe these tales of pure fiction on your food wrappers.

Then what, microwave the product and you have a nice wholesome, toothsome snack or worse yet; meal? WRONG! You have empty calories and the microwave actually changes the food so much that when you eat it the blood chemistry in your body actually changes! The foods eaten from the microwave cause a healthy person to lose a tiny bit of health and a sickly person to get so much worse. And *Shudder* people warm their baby's bottles in the microwave. This horrifies me on so many levels.

(2) Let's discuss GM foods: somewhere someone along the line decided to mess with our food sources. In order to create a better Zuchinni, says one scientist, I will make them bigger, more disease resistant. So he goes into his labratory changing a nucleic tide protein here, altering or replacing a strand of DNA or RNA from another fruit or vegetable, and begins the process in Frankenfoods, and Folks, I'm here to tell you Frankenfoods they are. Eating these altered foods will directly cause damage in your body systems. Is there no shame in these Mad Scientists? Get your pitchforks and torches folks! And yet these crazies are lauded and given awards.

(3)"Animals fed GMO corn, for example, developed problems of their blood (leukemia), blood pressure, kidney, liver (including significant changes kidney weight as well as lesions on the kidney and liver), allergies to infection, increased blood sugar levels, diseases, and yes, even cancer. These are not minor problems, but major changes in the body. These are a toxic reactions to a poison. (Even if the same effect doesn't occur in humans, think of the repercussions of us eating the meat of animals that ate the GMO corn and therefore unhealthy animals!)" And hey, people this is the very tippy top of the iceberg.

Oh and these benefits we are supposed to get from GMO foods re: disease resistance, HA! they are worse, bugs love 'em so we pour a little more pesticide on them. Nothing more a bug loves than a sickly plant. In fact eating sickly plants is Why there are buggies in the first place, to clean up our world

Oh no, not all buggies love 'em, bees don't like them at ALL! Bees are disappearing from the farmlands and backyard gardens all over the world, First they had to contend with the African Killer bees, and then the Mite infestations, pesticides, EMF interferance from cell phones and computers, and yet still they marched out every day whistling, "Off to work we go..." But bees do not like our attempts to re-create God's wholesome foods. They will not pollinate GM crops, and they have "left the building"!

By the way, no less a notable than A. Einstein said, "Four years after the bees are gone, Mankind will be gone too!"

Due to widespread use of expermental GM varieties some crops like corn and most notably Rice cannot be found in their original pure state anymore, wind polination has contaminated the entire rice crop so you cannot buy real rice anymore, at least not in this country, In Europe they won't buy our frankenfoods and seeds so they have real foods there. Here you cannot eat any corn or rice here now.

I eat a wholesome diet filled with lovely green and yellow vegetables and fruits colorful and healthy, why Supplement? Because unless I'm growing All my own foods from heirloom seeds I'm getting junk, not food at all but non-foods depleted of goodness and filled with badness. This results in poor health or at the very least worsening health. That's why I supplement, I buy the best, highest quality supplements from companies who care about my health. I but mostly supplements in geletin caps so I know they'll dissolve and I'll be benefitting from all the goodness in each and every capsule filled with vitamins, herbs or minerals.

I'm not stopping to give references here friends but I'll be putting more to read in my sources section, I'm on a roll.

see a partial list of my own personal faves!

I'm taking cell powerThis stuff is worth it's weight in gold to help the body to re-alkalinize my body and renew my good health I had as a child.

Complete Liver Cleanse

super Kelp

Pycnogenol- a very powerful antioxidant

Chromium Liver support

Bilberry-eye health-diabetic vision support

flax seed oil- antioxidant- also for digestion

Psyllium plus-digestion

Cinnamon to regulate blood glucose levels

zinc-healing-development, reproduction, digestion, respiration and proper brain, nerve, vision and immune function

Chromium-improve insulin sensitivity and lower blood glucose levels

selenium~ Contains all eight mixed tocotrienols and tocopherols. Contains all eight mixed tocotrienols and tocopherols. Protects cells. Easy to digest. Delivers vitamin E and selenium. A great combination to aid in protecting our bodies from the onslaught of free radicals.

Coral Calcium

Ester C- Absorbed 400% faster than regular Vitamin C

L- L-Methionine ~Sam-e Keeps fats from accumulating in the liver
Promotes healthy liver function, Antioxidant protection for lymphatic and immune systems,L-Methionine is one of the nine essential amino acids with many important functions in the body. As a lipotropic agent, it plays a fundamental role in healthy liver function, helping this vital organ process fats efficiently. In addition, L-Methionine exhibits antioxidant activity, protecting the liver, lymphatic system and other tissues throughout the body against free-radical damage.

Milk thistle-liver improvement-detox

extra virgin coconut oil

Mega EFA gold

Probiotic-Suprema Dophilus

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Tuesday, May 15, 2007


I've been reading the Dr. Bernstein's book The Diabetes solution (he's had type1 since he was a child, he's healthy and in his 70's now!. I see I've been doing a lot of things wrong. I've been eating things that are too high in available glucose.

Just a short word, for me, I noticed my blood glucose level is high in the am. Could be the Dawn phenomenon, or maybe sometimes the allergies, or colds I've been having, or even the popcorn I sometimes in the evening. Usually the foods I eat in the evening don't affect my blood glucose levels all that much for the AM reading. I do know for sure if I'm going to be taking my unpasteurized honey it should be in the AM between breakfast and lunch, I am very busy in the mornings these days, and I'm NOT a morning person!!!!

Lately, however I've been getting up earlier and earlier and today I had all my watering and bird feeder filling, tree pruning and a dozen other odd jobs all finished before the animals went to bed on Africam. (I like to watch the African animals, but they are 6 hours ahead of me on EST and it's dark there before noon, my time.)

Anyway I know for me if I'm going to take my little bit of honey for constipation, (which I no longer have) it better be early.

Apparently, according to Dr. Berstein's book; I can't have any tomatoes or yellow peppers on my diet~and diet I must as a few of those hard won pounds have sneaked back! The darty baggers! So, I will have to get this diabetes all taken care of pretty quick so I can have a few 'mater's and stuffed peppers this fall. My gardens are stuffed with tomato plants and wouldn't ya know it, yellow peppers, sigh. I'm also growing jalapenos, which I love and strawberries and since I'm fiber impaired I must eat some fruits, just gotta.

According to Dr. Mercola:
"So, what is the answer? The answer is to find out what is right for you!
Not what some book says. Not what a friend says. Not what the latest fad says is right. You need to find out exactly what is right for YOU! A nutritional program that is tailored specifically for your kind of metabolism and that will meet the special and unique nutritional needs of the one and only you."

I totally agree, I know I need to find out what's right for me.

I'm still on the colon cleanse and now the Neem, and the coconut oil, I'm not taking a teaspoon of it now since I will be cooking with it today. I know this is a great combination for me. I feel awesome and I have lots of energy.

I picked up a skin allergy and I forgot what I usually use for it but I'll be putting some Neem powder on it for the time being.
Here's a food related pun:
A wagon train was lost and low on food. But the pioneers came upon an old Norwegian man sitting beneath a tree. "Is there some place ahead where we can get food?" "I think so," he said. "But don't go over that hill. Someone told me there's a bacon tree over there." The lead pioneer went back and told the others what the man said. They decided to ignore the man's advice and go over the hill. Suddenly, Hostiles attacked them. Only the leader survived. He told the old man what happened. The man picked up an English-Norwegian dictionary and thumbed through it. "Oh, I made a big mistake! It wasn't a bacon tree. It was a Ham Bush!"

another non-food related joke:
A Frenchman, an Englishman and a New Yorker were exploring the jungle and were captured by a fierce tribe. As they sit in a hut, awaiting their fate, the chief comes to them and says, "The bad news is that now that we've caught you, we're going to kill you, and then use your skins to build a canoe. The good news is that you get to choose how you die."

The Frenchman says, "I take ze poison." The chief gives him some poison, the Frenchman says, "Vive la France!" and drinks it down.

The Englishman says, "A pistol for me, please." The chief gives him a pistol, he points it at his head, says, "God save the queen!" and blows his brains out.

The New Yorker says, "Gimme a fork." The chief is puzzled, but he shrugs and gives him a fork. The New Yorker takes the fork and starts jabbing himself all over -- the stomach, the sides, the chest, everywhere.

There's blood gushing out all over, it's horrible. The chief is appalled, and screams, "What are you doing???"

The New Yorker looks at the chief and says, "So much for your canoe,


a few of my favorite things:
Alpha Lipoic Acid

I hear I can lower my blood glucose level a whopping 30 points by taking this before meals. I think this really helps!

extra virgin coconut oil

Mega EFA gold

Probiotic-Suprema Dophilus

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