Archives for: November 2004, 11
Honestly, I did not intend for a whole week to go by without blogging. But, here it is Thursday again. I’d best get to it.
Last Friday I had my first appointment with a Nutritional Therapist. She is actually my Pilates instructor who recently got certified in nutritional therapy; so I’m letting her get some experience on me. Even though I follow the BTD pretty religiously, I sure have some bad habits that glared out from the results of her initial interview and examination.
First of all, is the timing of my meals. I tend to eat the bulk of my food toward the end of the day. In fact, most of the time it is after noon before I get to my first meal. Then, because of our stores not even closing till 7:00 PM, it is usually 8:30 before we get our large meal of the day. Now, if it were completely up to me, I’d find a way to reverse this. I could arrange to eat a larger meal at noon, and then taper down from there. But I can’t get my family to change for me. They are used to it this way. Hubby is the cook. So, anyway, I have changed it so that I do get some nourishment by mid-morning. I have begun taking the Membrane Fluidizer Cocktail again. I decided on this, because I am low on EFA's. I shake it up when I wake up, and by the time I’m ready to leave the house, it is all smoothed out and drinkable. Now, I need to cut down on the portions at the evening meal. That is my next task to work on.
She also found my adrenals to be quite overworked. She prescribed a glandular supplement to help support those. Of course, deep down in my heart of hearts, I know that if I stopped drinking my 1 cup of coffee in the morning and changed it green tea, it would help the adrenals immensely. Somehow, I can’t seem to make myself take that leap. The coffee is there, it’s ready, and I like it.
I go again next week so she can poke and prod around a little more and see if the glandular supplement is doing its job.