Ruhu's Journal, 12 February 2013

It's a wrap... just not a whole wheat one! I'll be staying off wheat for now. In addition to the digestive issues, I started noticing some sugar cravings again & I certainly don't want that! So, this lab rat will happily continue to eat without sugar, wheat & dairy. and, my next experiment will be to try lactose free dairy products. Since I'm leaving again on Fri, I plan to save that testing til I return next week. I am excited to know that lactaid makes a lactose free cottage cheese (one of the few dairy products I miss), & that my local grocer store usually carries it (they're out of it right now as they are on many items due to the blizzard stopping many deliveries). So, the lab is only temporally closed, i.e. I haven't retired my lab coat, notebooks, etc yet!

Forecast for the next couple days sounds good, possibly a bit more snow tomo night, but clear for Fri when I travel. Off to play some paddle tennis outdoors this morning -- its my way to make the best of another northeast winter!

But, before I go I'll pray --

God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.

And again today, I'll pray, breathe, log, post & express on this one day, meal, moment, bite & emotion at a time! xoxox

Diet Calendar Entries for 12 February 2013:
1322 kcal Fat: 24.31g | Prot: 65.95g | Carb: 222.42g.   Breakfast: Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Strawberries, Coconut Oil, Abbotsford Farms 100% Liquid Egg Whites, Bob's Red Mill Steel Cut Oatmeal, So Delicious Coconut Milk Unsweetened. Lunch: Whole Foods Fancy 4 Bean salad, Trader Joe's Healthy 8 Chopped Veggie Mix, Roasted Red Peppers, Whole Foods Avocado Vinaigrette Dressing, Salad Mix, Peach, Seapoint Farms Edamame. Dinner: Stew Leonard's Healthy Vegetable Soup, Trader Joe's grilled chicken strips, Trader Joe's Organic Foursome Frozen Vegetables, Soup & Stew Blend Frozen Vegetables, Seasonal Fruit Salad, Figs. Snacks/Other: Pear, Starbucks Soy Milk, Starbucks Decaf Coffee Grande. more...
2220 kcal Activities & Exercise: Conditioning exercise (health club) - 1 hour, Sleeping - 8 hours, Resting - 13 hours and 30 minutes, Tennis - 1 hour and 30 minutes. more...
on diet Ruhu's own diet  


It's so amazing and inspiring to follow along this journey of personal physiological discovery. You are one incredible woman Angel Ruth and I'm honored to know you and encouraged by you everyday. Bella 
12 Feb 13 by member: FullaBella
I hope you have a fun and safe trip! 
12 Feb 13 by member: iamachristianjesusfreak
Another successful science project! Hope your next one is productive as well. Enjoy your indoor sports.  
12 Feb 13 by member: BuffyBear
I agree with what Bella said! You sure do inspire ane encourage. I hope you have an awesome day. 
12 Feb 13 by member: jaime30024
Glad to hear you had a successful experiment Ruth and that you figured out what works and doesn't work for your body. Hope the weather stays calm for your travel days. 
12 Feb 13 by member: newmooney


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