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  1. I love my Soft Star Phoenix boots. Yup - they...

    I love my Soft Star Phoenix boots. Yup - they are expensive, however, this is my fourth winter with the same pair so worth the $$ IMO. They are lined with sheepskin and keep my feet toasty warm...
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    This is the big problem - we don't need *food...

    This is the big problem - we don't need *food makers*. Real food shouldn't be made!



    As long as we continue to make food and people continue to eat it, it's going to be a problem.

    Gah!
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    Soft Star shoes has a few different styles. ...

    Soft Star shoes has a few different styles.

    Soft Star Shoes - Black Adult Rogue | Soft Star Shoes
    Soft Star Shoes - Black Adult Ballet Flat | Soft Star Shoes

    I think these could also be...
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    Yup. The place we buy from stocks extra lean b/c...

    Yup. The place we buy from stocks extra lean b/c that is what CW ha trained most people to want. When I buy
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    You actually have no idea what I have and have...

    You actually have no idea what I have and have not tried. I spent two years after my diagnosis not believing that it couldn't be cured and trying everything imaginable diet wise to *cure* myself. ...
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    Are you an endocrinologist? Do you have some...

    Are you an endocrinologist? Do you have some case studies to show me of people that have successfully healed Addison's disease by following such dietary advice? If so, I'd love to see it. If not,...
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    Nope. I started primal as a result of worsening...

    Nope. I started primal as a result of worsening health over a period of over a year. Primal slowed down the worsening of symptoms, but didn't stop/reverse them.
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    Just ask to have your DHEA tested. If you are in...

    Just ask to have your DHEA tested. If you are in the US you should be able to find DHEA as a supplement if your Dr. won't rx it. I just had a Mirena IUD taken out a few months ago - it had hormones...
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    Autoimmunity that DESTROYS part of the adrenal...

    Autoimmunity that DESTROYS part of the adrenal glands. Once that part is gone there is no reversal possible - nothing I do will make my body produce cortisol on its own again. Diet helps control...
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    I used to have issues with low body temp. This...

    I used to have issues with low body temp. This spring I introduced RS into my diet (cold cooked potatoes and rice), and this summer I noticed that my body temp has risen and is in a normal range -...
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    No - let me assure you. My Addison's disease can...

    No - let me assure you. My Addison's disease can NOT be reversed by changing my diet. My symptoms are very well controlled by diet, but they aren't cured. Once the adrenal glands are destroyed...
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    I don't have adrenal fatigue - I have Addison's...

    I don't have adrenal fatigue - I have Addison's disease - my adrenal glands don't work at all so there really isn't any recovery. I take replacement hormones (hydrocortisone, fludrocortisone and...
  13. I store mine in the fridge in mason jars - I...

    I store mine in the fridge in mason jars - I always put it in the jars hot out of the crockpot and it has kept upwards of 2 weeks (although it rarely lasts that long).
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    I think your issue is hormonal - it specifically...

    I think your issue is hormonal - it specifically sounds like your adrenal glands could be the issue - were cortisol levels ever checked by the endo? The gaining weight around your hips and abdomen...
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    Did you end up with a diagnosis of Addison's?

    Did you end up with a diagnosis of Addison's?
  16. Thread: fit bit

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    I have a one, and it is ok, but I do have some...

    I have a one, and it is ok, but I do have some issues with it.

    A couple of weeks ago we installed 4200 sq ft of sod in our yard - I was the sod carrier - that's 420 bundles of sod at 30-40lbs+...
  17. I started primal about a year and a half before...

    I started primal about a year and a half before my Addison's diagnosis. I was feeling terrible (I had had a baby recently, and chalked up most of the feeling terrible to being post partum with a...
  18. You do realize the ingredient lists aren't THAT...

    You do realize the ingredient lists aren't THAT simple - right?

    Bun: Enriched wheat flour, water, sugar and/or glucose-fructose, yeast, vegetable oil (soybean and/or
    canola), salt, calcium...
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    Make sure to talk to a pharmacist or Dr. about...

    Make sure to talk to a pharmacist or Dr. about alternative medications that are breastfeeding friendly. A friend of mine has RA and was told she would have to quit nursing. She found a different...
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    Enjoy life chocolate chips aren't as strong as...

    Enjoy life chocolate chips aren't as strong as really dark chocolate, but aren't milk chocolate either. I will occasionally slice a banana and add 1/2 tsp of the mini chocolate chips. Just a tiny...
  21. Lard, but not the stuff from the grocery store...

    Lard, but not the stuff from the grocery store (ie Tenderflake). You want to make sure you find pastured lard from healthily raised pigs, not from ones raised in a pig barn.
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    Clean your cupboards and stop buying junk. If...

    Clean your cupboards and stop buying junk. If the sugar isn't in your house it's a lot harder to eat it. When that sugar craving hits eat a piece of fruit or even 2. Eventually the cravings will...
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    I was going to suggest these: Soft Star Shoes -...

    I was going to suggest these:
    Soft Star Shoes - Shiny Platinum Adult Ballet Flat | Soft Star Shoes

    Not cheap, but if you spray them with their waterproofing spray they should not be ruined by the...
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    Cook, housekeeper, chauffer, teacher... No...

    Cook, housekeeper, chauffer, teacher... No vacation days in my line of work, and I get paid in hugs and kisses, but it's a pretty amazing job.

    I stay at home with my kids.
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    Sounds exactly like mine. It's not as itchy as...

    Sounds exactly like mine. It's not as itchy as it was (now only itchy if it is in contact with something). I've wondered if things like honey or CO would work, but there is a pretty good scab at...
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