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#61 GottaSki

 
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Posted 22 October 2012 - 07:42 AM

Tomorrow will be two weeks of drinking a cup per day, some days two. Positive things that I cannot prove are connected to the tea, but I am hopeful.

Accidental glutening symptoms were less severe than in the past. The gluten was from almonds packaged on the same lines as gluten and was obvious within half hour of ingestion. My symptoms are usually severe for five days. This time they were slightly less severe and lasted for 3 or 4.

I have had far more "vertical" time over the past two weeks. I was feeling quite ill one day and skipped the tea - the following day my joint/muscle pain was much worse.

Again, nothing conclusive - but everything promising. Off to drink my morning tea :D
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Posted 22 October 2012 - 09:45 AM

I have had a cup a day for 10 days and did not notice any significant reduction in
the joint pain as yet.

I always remain hopeful, however, and will continue. It may kick in eventually!
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Posted 23 October 2012 - 12:00 PM

For the past week, I have added 2 tablespoons of tart cherry juice concentrate in addition to the tea. Too early, probably, to tell if that is going to have an effect but the tea seems to ease the stiffness a bit.

Quoting myself, but last night was the first time I could lay down comfortably without my knees/legs aching. This morning, I was able to go outside and rake/spot seed the front lawn. The stairs are easier too today. Compared to just yesterday, I would say my pain/stiffness went from an 8 to a 2.

I think the tart cherry juice is having an effect--my eczema is also calmer today.

If the tea isn't quite cutting it, the juice might be worth a try. I use 2 tablespoons tart cherry juice, club soda, and ice. You can also just take it off the spoon, as you would cough medicine.
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Posted 23 October 2012 - 12:14 PM

Compared to just yesterday, I would say my pain/stiffness went from an 8 to a 2.

I think the tart cherry juice is having an effect--my eczema is also calmer today.


This is really interesting, Patti! A few years ago, I had my Dad drinking tart cherry juice for gout which developed with his kidney disease as it helps to flush out uric acid (which of course, causes major pain in the joints). A study out of OSHU in Oregon says it helps with inflammation in muscles of runners/athletes--and you are living proof.

Going from a pain level of 8 to a 2 sounds amazing. Thanks for the suggestion.
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Posted 23 October 2012 - 12:16 PM

You're welcome :)
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Posted 23 October 2012 - 12:22 PM

I think the tart cherry juice is having an effect--my eczema is also calmer toda

If the tea isn't quite cutting it, the juice might be worth a try. I use 2 tablespoons tart cherry juice, club soda, and ice. You can also just take it off the spoon, as you would cough medicine.


I think you forgot the vodka in this recipe! :D


Is this something you get at WF?
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Posted 23 October 2012 - 12:26 PM

I think you forgot the vodka in this recipe! :D


Is this something you get at WF?

wodka <snort>

You can get it at WF, I got mine at my lil' local health food store. It's quite tasty :)
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Posted 23 October 2012 - 12:30 PM

I think you forgot the vodka in this recipe! :D



:lol: I'm glad you said it......
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"The strongest of all warriors are these two - time and patience." Leo Tolstoy

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 12:37 PM

I can see this statement in my future.

"Really Hon, I'm drinking this tart cherry martini to reduce inflammation!"

Thanks for the idea Patti - I am going to try adding to the tea soon :)
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My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 12:39 PM

"Really Hon, I'm drinking this tart cherry martini to reduce inflammation!"

:lol: Certainly couldn't hurt!
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Posted 23 October 2012 - 12:50 PM

.....and if you're bombed, you don't notice the pain as much. :D
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"The strongest of all warriors are these two - time and patience." Leo Tolstoy

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“If idiots could fly, the sky would be like an airport.”― Laura Davenport 

"Do or do not. There is no try. "-  Yoda.

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 12:57 PM

.....and if you're bombed, you don't notice the pain as much. :D

Tried and true ;)
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10/25/13 - MCAD

Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile

My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

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Posted 23 October 2012 - 01:33 PM

.....and if you're bombed, you don't notice the pain as much. :D


Tsk, tsk, docs do not approve of self-medication you know :P B)
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Posted 23 October 2012 - 01:52 PM

Tsk, tsk, docs do not approve of self-medication you know :P B)




:lol: perhaps not, but do I seem like I give a rat's butt what docs think-- because they've been so helpful up to now...??
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"Life is not the way it's supposed to be. It's the way it is. The way we cope with it makes the difference." Virginia Satir

"The strongest of all warriors are these two - time and patience." Leo Tolstoy

"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else" Booker T. Washington

“If idiots could fly, the sky would be like an airport.”― Laura Davenport 

"Do or do not. There is no try. "-  Yoda.

"LTES"  Gem 2014

 

Misdiagnosed for 25+ years; Finally Diagnosed with Celiac  11/01/10.  Double DQ2 genes. This thing tried to kill me. I view Celiac as a fire breathing dragon --and I have run my sword right through his throat.
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Posted 23 October 2012 - 02:06 PM

:lol: perhaps not, but do I seem like I give a rat's butt what docs think-- because they've been so helpful up to now...??


SUCH lack of respect :rolleyes:
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"Life is not weathering the storm; it is learning to dance in the rain"

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Soy free March 2008
Nightshade free Feb 2009
Citric acid free June 2009
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Legume free March 2010
Now tolerant of lactose

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