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Member Since 02 Aug 2010
Offline Last Active Jan 15 2013 11:31 AM

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In Topic: Getting Into Fitness For The First Time...

07 August 2011 - 08:29 AM

Hello all, checking in again...

So I have started small, kept some reasonable goals in hopes of some success. I have been doing major stretching everyday, targeting as many muscles as possible. I have also been doing 10 push ups and sit ups a day. I know that doesn't sound like much, but I wasn't kidding when I said I was starting from square 1.

I am worried about increasing anything I am doing due to chronic pain in my back/shoulders/neck. This pain has not started as a result of my workout attempts, it's been with me for a long time. Should I push through the pain? Could this be a case of things getting worse before they steadily improve?

In Topic: Getting Into Fitness For The First Time...

08 July 2011 - 08:17 PM

Thank you both so much, I really appreciate the support. I find it somewhat difficult to talk to non-celiacs about my issues surrounding fitness...most people don't understand.
I will definitely be stopping by the library in the next couple of days and I have also started some pilates exercises fairly recently!

In Topic: Anyone From Toronto Canada

01 July 2011 - 05:56 PM

so is there any ladys from the toronto area on this site it would be nice to meet someone knew who knows what i go through lol

I am 20 years old, living in London, Ontario and I know what you're going through :)
Feel free to message me if you ever need someone to talk to xxx

In Topic: Feeling Alone

07 August 2010 - 12:18 PM

Well, here is my first post on this forum.

I have been gluten free for three months. It was so easy at first, but now I am having the hardest time. I feel so frusterated and alone. No one seems to understand how I feel. All my friends get to eat whatever they want,whenever they want. I am so jealous.

Sometimes it feels like I have no control over my emotions.

Will this end up going away? How long will it last?


I have been gluten free for over a year and after a few months I started to feel the same way. My friends are quite accommodating when it comes to eating together, but there are definitely times when the frustration kicks in.
Things will get easier over time, you will get used to it and even learn to embrace it.
Also, it helps that the awareness level among the general public is increasing everyday!!!

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