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About Rucko

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  1. Most products have contact numbers and many have websites, so you could investigate items yourself for the most current information. I've also been at my pharmacy and enlisted the pharmacist to help me find out about some products, they're usually good about checking the house brand of pain meds...
  2. I hear ya!  My husband and I used to joke that we needed a "wife" to do the cooking and housework...  But here's a suggestion that might help a bit - when you do cook, do a larger amount so you'll have the left-overs for a busier day.  There's nothing wrong with just using a few favorite...
  3. Here's a link to Dr. David Perlmutter's website and a recent discussion he posted about wheat farming. Dr. Perlmutter actually answers questions if you read through the comments at the end! http://www.drperlmutter.com/grain-farmers-perspective/
  4. So Ontarians, to get the test, does your doctor still have to order it? Just wondering. I have a brother in Ontario who hasn't been tested and really should.
  5. Rucko

    I Need To Vent.

    Your entry made me think of the chapter in Robb Wolf's book "Paleo Solution" where he tries to get his parents to try going gluten free.  They were both suffering from major health problems that could have improved by a better diet, but they refused to even consider it.  Some people are...
  6. This is a recent interview of Dr. David Perlmutter, the neurologist who's book 'Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers' is quickly becoming a best seller. http://globalnews.ca/video/891854/dr-david-perlmutter-and-the-grain-brain
  7. My aunt, age 88 with no family of her own, recently moved from her house in Vancouver to a seniors apartment not far away. She had fractured her spine at the beginning of January, and after spending a month in the hospital had come to realize that it was time to get some help. My older brother...
  8. Well it's been a long slog getting to this point. I thought I was finally on the road to recovery, but the swirling vortex of psycho-babble is pulling me down - again! As my grandson would say, "Yikes!!!" To bring you all up to date, my history goes something like this: I didn't have that many...
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    1. Shank


      I know exactly what you mean. I've taken depression drugs for years. Now I think it's been Celiac all along