First off, I’m not advocating eating fast food all the time. It is best left as an occasional thing, but Taco Bell has tons of vegetarian and vegan options when you know what to order. It is also a really kid-friendly place and great for those days where you’ve just had it and don’t feel like making another meal at home for the kids. Here are my tips and info on what and how to order at Taco Bell.
This summer I decided to start trying to eat vegan instead of just vegetarian. After doing this for about 4 months now, I have a few thoughts and some insight. Continue reading
This is the first in a series where I will give you steps, hints, and tips on moving to a vegetarian diet. Continue reading
I recently bought a cleanse kit from Garden of Life called the Raw Cleanse. It is a 7 day cleaning and detoxification kit. I’m planning on starting it tomorrow and trying it out. I’ll post my progress and results. The kit consists of three parts:
- RAW Cleanse Toxin Defense – optimal oral health and immune system support.
- RAW Cleanse Organ Detox – natural detoxification of organs and GI tract
- RAW Cleanse Digestion & Elimination – toxin capture and removal
I’ll explain each component as I go through them. I got my kit from our local Sprouts store for a little over $30 plus tax, but you can get it online from Amazon (RAW Cleanse – 7 day – Kit) for just under $30 with no tax and free shipping. I liked it because the product is Vegan, gluten free, dairy free, and claims to be less harsh than some of the other colon cleanse products on the market. Here are some pictures of the whole box and the 3 parts inside.
Well I thought I would never make it to this point, but I went running on the treadmill yesterday! Sure, it was a very slow jog and I alternated between fast walking and slow jogging, but it was running! It felt amazing and once I got off the treadmill it felt like I was floating for a few minutes. I am just past the 4 month mark of my surgery, so this is a pretty good recovery time according to my doctor. I still have ups and downs with it, and plan on taking the running very slowly, but am so happy about this milestone.
I still am frustrated that this happened to me, and mad about the Levaquin connection. I make sure to tell everyone I meet that the ER doctors said it most likely wouldn’t have happened if I wasn’t taking Levaquin at the time. Have you had a similar experience, or are you currently taking Levaquin? If you are taking it, I am telling you do not exercise while you are on it! I wish someone had told me that!