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passionprincess
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Hi!

I am a BTD/GTD newbie. I was reading LR4YL and learned that Bs have memory issues when they are stressed. As my other threads indicate, I was quite sick for the past 2-3 years. Up to a week and half ago (pre-BTD/GTD), I had severe brain fog and needed massive amounts of coffee to try and "act" like my memory and cognition were intact (which is terrible for anyone but more so for a grad student with concerned professors who are watching).

Well, after I started the diet, I no longer have brain fog but I am having vivid dreams EVERY single night. I am wondering if my brain cells are trying to "reset" themselves, as well.

Did anyone else experience vivid dreams upon starting on the diet?


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It's a good sign!  It is a type of energetic healing going on.  

(Hope that's not too 'woo-woo' for ya! )  



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Thanks, everyone!

Victoria, no, it is not to "woo-woo" for me. I actually practice reiki and Kundalini yoga. I notice that my reiki fields are getting stronger, too. I had difficulty doing reiki on myself when I was weak from being sick. Also, my hands and feet are not as cold as before.


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Thanks, everyone!

Victoria, no, it is not to "woo-woo" for me. I actually practice reiki and Kundalini yoga. I notice that my reiki fields are getting stronger, too. I had difficulty doing reiki on myself when I was weak from being sick. Also, my hands and feet are not as cold as before.


That's good!  Your vital force is being replenished, and that's the only way we can share with others.  



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Any mindmappers?

I am slowly using that because I am NOT a linear thinker (as verified by Dr. D's book). I knew this already but the American education system emphasizes linear thinking. I have comps coming up for my grad. degree and using mind mapping instead. It makes sense!

Just wondering if other type Bs have this issue.


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Mindmapping?  Will you elaborate a bit on this?



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Mindmapping is where you think in clusters or groups instead of making a list.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mind_map

It is much easier for me to process because I can see the big picture and the details at the same time instead of running down a list of things.

Mindmapping is great for complex and abstract tasks.


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i have vivid dreams most nights, i didnt know it was a blood type B/nomad thing But doesn't dreaming make you more tired cause your brain isn't exactly resting? at least thats what i heard?
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I wake up quite refreshed since I have not been able to sleep well before the diet. I am just surprised at the frequency of these dreams.

I am very intuitive and have done a lot of energy work prior to getting sick. My energy fields are really getting charged up these days (after starting the diet).

Well, Bs are supposed to be quite intuitive so I am wondering if it is blood type thing. Also, Bs are more into non-linear thinking and so I am asking about mindmapping.

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i have vivid dreams most nights, i didnt know it was a blood type B/nomad thing But doesn't dreaming make you more tired cause your brain isn't exactly resting? at least thats what i heard?




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I guess you used ginger. Reduce ginger if you want softer and less dreams. Ginger is better used fresh instead of as a spice. That much intense dreams may be a sign that you were deficient of something in the ginger, probably the essential oil of it is doing a great work in your body.
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Mindmapping is where you think in clusters or groups instead of making a list.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mind_map

It is much easier for me to process because I can see the big picture and the details at the same time instead of running down a list of things.

Mindmapping is great for complex and abstract tasks.


Oh, yeah. . . It's good to know that other people think this way, too!  



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@ Onur: I did have a lot of ginger in my food! I had no idea that would be the cause. Actually, ginger is a superfood diamond for me so I loaded up on it.

@ Victoria: Well, B types are supposed to be non-linear thinkers. Hee hee!

@ Amazone I.: hmmmm... perhaps I should try.


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This is very interesting.  I have two thoughts on this.  First, I had no clue ginger could be at the cause of dreams.  I have pretty vivid dreams and I eat a lot of ginger in a day.  Especially with my evening snack.  This could be a sign of something.  Plus, last night something happened that showed my I might need to cut back a little.  It's so good for my stomach, but I think I might not need as much any longer.  I eat a LOT of ginger.  If I eat a grain, I always add ginger.  It seems to make it digest better.  Like right now I'm eating about 1/3 cup of quinoa, and I cut up .3 ounces of fresh ginger in with it.  I like it when my nose runs.  But, I read on wiki that 2 grams per every kilo should be your limit, otherwise, you can basically OD. Which I figured out is 4 ounces.  I don't think I've ever eaten that much at one time, but I think I may be pushing it a little too much.  Hence, it may be why I'm getting vivid dreams also.

Secondly, when I first started having health problems, the blaring problem was yeast.  I had all the symptoms terribly, and even while awake, there were a couple of times I said a few things to some people, that I don't normally.  Almost like I was half out of it.  And I remember those couple of nights when I was at my worst, I had horrible, crazy, bizarre, scary dreams.  Thank the Lord that I had found an ND that diagnosed it right quick and got me on a yeast killing protocol that worked well.  If it had gotten much worse, I would've really started to freak out.  

So I always wonder if it may be yeast when I dream vivid.  Although the other symptoms are quite diminished now, and they're not as bizarre and scary any longer.  I still know I have it a little, but not anywhere like I used to.  So, I'm not sure if it's the yeast, or the fact that I eat relatively shortly before going to bed.  And always with ginger.  Problem is, it's when I'm the most hungry.  About 9-10pm I really can eat well.  My body is just like that.  I probably screwed up my internal clock from years of bad habits of staying up late.  And I'm trying to rectify that, but it's not something that's going to happen overnight.  

My family and I are doing a night where, once we're done eating, we leave all the lights off, and only use candles and flashlights.  No TV, no computer, just reading and writing and whatever that isn't electronic to keep us up.  My wife went to bed about an hour earlier than normal, which I'm sure is good, but it hasn't made an impact on me yet.  I'm still up until 11 or later before I'm tired that night.  Maybe it will work in the long run.  We've only done it 2 weeks now.  In fact, looking at candles is kind of mesmerizing to me.  It's very soothing, but for some reason it doesn't make me all sleepy yet.  But relaxed.  

Anyways, thanks for starting this thread, it's given me something to think about.  


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Quoted from passionprincess
Hi!

I am a BTD/GTD newbie. I was reading LR4YL and learned that Bs have memory issues when they are stressed. As my other threads indicate, I was quite sick for the past 2-3 years. Up to a week and half ago (pre-BTD/GTD), I had severe brain fog and needed massive amounts of coffee to try and "act" like my memory and cognition were intact (which is terrible for anyone but more so for a grad student with concerned professors who are watching).

Well, after I started the diet, I no longer have brain fog but I am having vivid dreams EVERY single night. I am wondering if my brain cells are trying to "reset" themselves, as well.

Did anyone else experience vivid dreams upon starting on the diet?


Interesting.  I have vivid dreams quite a bit. A repetitive dream of mine since losing a lot of weight has been a 'flying' dream. I get better at flying with each time I have this dream. I used to bump into buildings and worry about hard landings. No longer.

As far as brain fog, when I used to eat those rice chips I used to experience anger from some of the avoids that were in them. Or the corn induced angry reactions to put it another way. The anger used to cause me partial blindness.  I leave those chips alone. No more amazon orders for those.

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I get better at flying with each time I have this dream. I used to bump into buildings and worry about hard landings. No longer.


  Glad you are developing your flying skill, Art!  



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Mindmapping is where you think in clusters or groups instead of making a list.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mind_map

It is much easier for me to process because I can see the big picture and the details at the same time instead of running down a list of things.

Mindmapping is great for complex and abstract tasks.


I had had a mindmaping seminar back in the early nineties. Shortly after I was the junior local representative at a meeting. We had the opportunity to get serious cash for our projects but speed in getting the projects underway(and tying up the cash) was the priority. After looking the project over in the field we were having a meeting and all the "old heads" were discussing it in the usual first we do A then B then C which would have taken years to actually get the project underway.. I cleared my throat and said excuse me but we are all talking about using this procedure but can't we do it the opposite way. Isn't our priority speed in getting started rather than the actual initial cost?( It is usually up front cost) It turned out that that shaved 4 years off of getting started and was actually cheaper over all.

Years later I told one of my workers "keep in mind where you want to go then find a way to get there. It doesn't matter all that much the direction you take as long as you get there and there are many ways to get where you want to go."
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I find mindmapping to be very helpful.

This is scary but I am working on memory improvement and grammar review. My brain fog from all my allergy medication and pain killers (from last summer's car accident) coupled with a vitamin d deficiency affected my memory and language faculties! I forget certain vocabulary words and my sentence order is affected (esp. in my writing). I am a student and write for a living so this is not an ideal situation.

I am slowly regaining my memory and language skills but having to admit I even had a problem was horrible. I feel like I am learning how to walk all over again. It is a slow process and it is frustrating.

I have to go and talk to my adviser about this - it affected my performance in school. I am hoping I will clear up over the summer.


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Thanks, Amazone. I am taking Gingko and Inositol (which are B type cognition vitamins as suggested in Dr. D's book... I have only been doing this for a few days, though).

I am more depressed that my memory and language was failing me. I feel insecure since I realize my professors were probably thinking I am subpar.


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Even though I am not a Nomad I do experience type B symptoms. A couple of times in the past few weeks I have had some weird , vivid dreams but not associated wih ginger. Think I will include some in my meals today (heh-heh-heh).

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ever since the btd/gtd, i have been having dreams almost every night, with or without ginger.

i think my brain is trying to heal and rewire itself after being sedated from allergy meds and painkillers. i wrote in my previous post about how my language/cognition/memory were affected... it's coming back but coming back too slowly. i think the dreams are a way for my brain to reset itself as the toxins let out.

i am scared of taking any sort of medication now after realizing how bad the brain fog was!!!


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