Menopause and Raw Foods

Menopause Can Be a Challenge In 2000, at age 38, for the first time in my life, I started experiencing some strange health concerns. We had recently moved to a 20-acre piece of property we purchased in Central Oregon and were drinking the local, city water while waiting to put in our own well. Shortly thereafter I began suffering from muscle weakness in both of my arms and dizziness that became nearly debilitating…especially whenever moving from a horizontal to a vertical position, or when rolling over in bed at night. Kind of like an ear infection would affect your equilibrium. 

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Diet and Weight-loss Frustration

Diet Frustration – The Back Story Ok, so, I haven’t been writing much lately and the honest truth is that I am feeling diet frustration. Ugh! So, I guess I’m just going to have to tell the story. By February 2009 I reached an all-time high weight of 193 pounds. And I decided something had to change. I’d been following a mostly raw foods lifestyle for close to 2 years at that time, but unlike other raw foodists who reported losing tons of weight, I hadn’t lost the pounds I wanted to lose. At 5’9″ tall, I can carry more

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