moondove's Journal, 09 March 2013

A few days ago I began taking a handful of over-the-counter health supplements and the day after I began, I broke out in hives. I am so much better today, but the benadryl I am taking to clear up hives sure makes me woozy, so can' go to the city and get my mani and pedi and have highlights put in my hair. Maybe tomorrow my hives and itchies will be completely gone.

GYN recommended: Estroven (I may have gotten the wrong formula, but he said I could find it at Costco, and they only had one type.)

I also began taking: Nature Made Daily Diabetes Health Pack along with TruNature CoQ10.

I have a feeling that it was the Estroven that caused the allergic reaction. Once my hives are gone, I plan to start adding back in all except for the Estroven and see what happens.

I'm so excited about something else though... I ate ALL of my points yesterday for the first time since I have began WW (aT a little over 1,800 calories), and this morning, my blood sugar was normal (92) (I haven't taken metformin for lowering blood sugar for over a year)! Yay!!! I haven't been able to say that in awhile. I didn't think I would be able to do WW because of carbs needed to do the program. Thought for sure it would cause blood sugar to be high. Not the case! But, I don't eat alot of the 'Free' fruit, still minimize that.

Beautiful sunny day with a slight breeze here in northern central California! Hope you all are having a terrific Saturday!

Diet Calendar Entry for 09 March 2013:
1502 kcal Fat: 38.42g | Prot: 101.48g | Carb: 232.82g.   Breakfast: Coffee (Brewed From Grounds), water, organic coffee creamer, organic blueberries, splenda, sugar free pancake syrup, sara lee texas toast, organic skim milk, organic egg whites. Lunch: Yoplait light key lime pie yogurt, organic mixed baby greens salad, organic sliced ham, Pepperoncini, Maple Grove Farms Sugar Free Raspberry Dressing, red tomatoes, green onions, iced herbal tea, organic romaine leuttuce, red onion, water. Dinner: water, mushrooms, green onions, Red Tomatoes, Maple Grove Farms Sugar Free Raspberry Dressing, organic mixed baby greens salad, Unsweetened Iced Tea, montery jack cheese, organic romaine leuttuce, canola cooking spray, green enchilada sauce, low carb tortilla, organic cream cheese, baked chicken breast. Snacks/Other: orville redenbacher air popped popcorn, dark chocolate m & m's, Chocolate Fudge Brownie Low Fat Frozen Yogurt, water. more...
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So glad your feeling better today..those hives are not compfortable..Would love to see your mani..What color did you use??..Have a great evening...:O) 
09 Mar 13 by member: BHA
To answer your question from yesterday - I suggest you Google it to get all the info. But one thing that I like is it is not made out of horse urine! Another plus is that it comes in patch form. When you take it orally you have to take a massive dose because your liver filters out much of the hormone. But by using the patch you can get by with a tiny, tiny dose because it is absorbed directly. Plus the patch form doesn't product "markers" for inflammation.  
09 Mar 13 by member: BuffyBear
Pleased you are feeling better :-). Great news on the BS level. 
10 Mar 13 by member: Sk1nnyfuture
Way to go! Hope you are even better tomorrow!  
10 Mar 13 by member: skwhite
Bren, Darn it, I haven't been able to go to the city and get my mani yet. Besides other hive spots on my body, I have two swollen hive spot on cheeks, on either side of my nose. I look really funny. :) 
10 Mar 13 by member: moondove
Buffy, Thank you so much for the great info about the bioidentical HRT. I will be giving my dr a call tomorrow. :) 
10 Mar 13 by member: moondove
Sk1nny, Thank you! 
10 Mar 13 by member: moondove
Skywhite, Thank you! 
10 Mar 13 by member: moondove

     
 

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