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Chronic Fatigue Tales: 10 Percent Better and More after 60 days

October 27, 2007

taking supplements

I wrote awhile back that I’m feeling 10 percent better.  It’s still true.  I notice now that I can actually stand and talk for a minute or two, without the thought of finding a chair while I’m talking.  This is an unheard of occurrence for the past 15 years or so. The thing is?  I’m not even very good at my own Chronic Fatigue Protocol.  Let me explain.  I’ve done a vast amount of research on Chronic Fatigue diet and treatments. I’ve read clinical studies, read hundreds of websites on ‘cures’.  I’ve reviewed a bunch of products that promote CFS cures – although I haven’t purchased  any, save my foray into the Colonix world.  My research has led me to develop a list of supplements that clinical studies have shown to improve chronic fatigue.  I have been taking some of them.  NT Factor and D-Ribose supplements have definitely given me this 10 percent improvement.  In addition to these two mainstays, I have kept myself on a fairly rigorous diet regimen.  I’ve now been on this CFS cure journey for nearly 60 days.

Here’s where I tend to be flakey.  I’m not good at taking my supplements at all.  I have developed a tender tummy of late, and find that I can’t take my supplements on an empty stomach.  Trouble is, I don’t eat very often.  I don’t recommend not eating,  I know I should be eating at least two meals a day, but I just ain’t got the appetite.  Nobody wants to eat veggies for breakfast.  This was the case before I started this program too.  So I average actually taking the NT Factor and D-Ribose about 3 or 4 times a week, and then only once a day.   The recommended dosage is 3 times a day for both. Refer to the complete list of nutritional support – Supplementing my supplements? here.  The other thing is that I don’t like taking vitamins at night – they tend to give me insomnia.  Oh hell, everything gives me insomnia.  It’s phobic anxious neurotic soma paranoia.  I digress.

Doesn’t it seem that all of living holds devious instances of Catch-22’s?  I can’t get my act together enough to be able to take my supplements, while if I took my supplements, I’d be able to get more of my act together.  Taking my supplements as directed should in theory help me sleep better too.  As my saying goes: “I’m working on it”.  But I’m still enthused and plan on getting better at taking these things and then getting better.

The other place where I flake is my diet.  It can feel so so so strict.  I’m eating my meat and veggies, but this is where I fail: I have some white flour crackers about 3 times a week.  Oh no not crackers! lol.  Are 8 crackers so bad?  I don’t know.  The other thing that I do is add rye crisp to my salads.  And a couple of times a week, I cook something that has cheese in the recipe.  I feel like I’m in a confessional here. 😉  The way I look at it – I’m still feeling better and as long as that’s true, I don’t think a little cracker attack is gonna haunt me.

My point in all this is to remind myself that if I can develop a habit of taking all my supplements as directed then I should see even more improvement.  I’m just happy that I don’t have that overwhelming crushing sense of fatigue everyday.  I still feel like I’ve been hit by a truck, but now it’s a delivery truck – not a tanker.
10 Percent Better and More


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How Long ’til I get Better?

October 24, 2007

pumpkin pie

Woe, I’ve been feeling goopy all day.  For the past three days, I’ve been semi-unable to continue my cleansing program.  I mean, I’ve stayed on my diet, I just haven’t been sleeping well, and then there’s been a colonix problem.   A week or so ago,  the colonix pills made me nauseous.  That difficulty seems to have gotten worse.  I aint’ blaming the colonix – I’m blaming my ding dang gallbladder.

 Last year, about this time, I was on the doorstep of the hospital for gallbladder tantrums.  I was in constant pain, unable to eat anything at all.  I was fasting on water & apple juice.  I didn’t improve until I did a gallbladder flush – basically ya set yourself up to ‘go’.  This preparation takes about 5 days.  But it worked!  It totally cured my gallbladder problems and I didn’t need to spend $30,000 on stupid surgery.  And I could eat anything again.  Link: How to do a gallbladder flush. That’s just one website, there are hundreds if you do a search.  So now, rather than continuing on the colonix program, I think I’m gonna have to do another flushyland so I can get back to normal.   I’m going to have to complete that flushybiz in order to be able to take my regular supplements again too.  Everything is making me wretchify, lol, I like that word.

Last night, I made one of my favorite treats – No Sugar Pumpkin Pie – using stevia as a sweetener.  It’s totally on the diet.  Just follow the pumpkin pie recipe on the can, and don’t add sugar, I used 7 packets of stevia stuff.  It turns out gloriously if you’ve been off of sugar – it’s like food of the gods.   But, I don’t use any piecrust.. it’s just pumpkin custard really, I just have a rich and indulgent imagination.  Anyway, this was the last straw for the gallbladder camel.  I couldn’t sleep, the cinnamon spices in that stuff has me still groaning in maladjustment. My poor little tummy feels like it’s been in a battle zone and will accept no solace. sadness.

When will I feel better?  I already know the answer.  It’s gonna be about 9 months until I feel like a normal person.  I’m pretty sure that normal people can be defined as those that can shower, get dressed, go to the store, buy groceries, come back home & make dinner – all without needing to rest or take a nap.  I’m past one month now – 8 to go!


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Google Questions on my Blog: Diet, Sugar Addiction, Chocolate, Chronic Fatigue

October 18, 2007

I’m fairly analytical and I take the time to read my blog dashboard to find out how people found my bloggyland.  Some of the google searches are really hilarious.  One question was: “How much beer can I drink while on the chronic fatigue diet?”  uhmmm..  you can’t drink any beer, darling.  One of the major components of chronic fatigue syndrome is intestinal dysbiosis, or leaky gut syndrome.  For normal people, the intestine is a churning, chomping, marvelous machine that absorbs nutrients and propels goopies from our bodies.  It does this through a combination of bacteria – good guys like acidophilus and bifidus.  In most chronic fatigue patients, the good guys are vastly outnumbered by the bad guys – mostly candida albicans, or yeast.  Beer is made from yeast, therefore it simply repopulates and happily feeds the bad guys.  Moreover, typically chronic fatigue sufferers also have weakened liver function.  Alcohol in any form just perpetuates the difficulties.

One of the most frequently posted items that direct google queries to my blog is Sugar Addiction and/or Chocolate Addiction.  I did a blog about this, not too long ago.  “Amazing Transformation: Detox vs Diet” under Diet & Supplements category.  My sugar addiction kept me in the dungeon of despair for 17 years, it’s the reason for this blog in general –  I must get better!  My sugar addiction caused the failure of countless attempts to heal myself.  It also made the benefits I derived from taking Diflucan entirely moot as soon as my prescription ran out.  It sickens me to realize how long I was in the sugar addiction stupor, and how much of my life I’ve lost.I’ve come to realize that whatever the sugar does in my body, it’s one of the most powerful substances on the earth – I truly believe that I could have licked a full blown heroin habit in far less time. 

I’m not sure of the mechanism, but without a doubt sugar controlled my every waking thought.  I had no control over my life. none.  Everday I woke by taking an inventory of sugary goodniks in my house, planning when I would eat them and where I would get more. It was sick.So many factors come into play in ridding yourself of sugar addiction, that you really need to decide to go on the warpath.  Here is my warpath strategy that worked for me.

What to do about sugar addiction:   Realize that you have to stand and fight this thing.  It’s not going to be easy.  Start thinking that sugar is poison and it’s ruining your life (if you’re entirely debilitated like me, anyway).  For the first three days, I ate anything that I could think of that didn’t have any sugar in it.  This included steak, potatoes, Big Macs, french fries, nachos, pizza, etc.  The idea is to keep your tummy so full of fats and carbohydrates that your sugar addiction isn’t at the forefront of your thoughts.   During this time, I indulged in diet pop, sugar free ice cream and any other sugar free treat one could name.

After three days, you should be able to recognize that you have some of your brain function and control back.  Now you should be able to manage what you eat, with a clear rationale toward solving this problem.  But, you are by no means done or cured of your addiction yet.  You’ve only just started.  One of the difficulties in grocery stores today, is that nearly everything has sugar in it.  I’m not a purist in terms of food labels, but it is important to know the danger areas.  Sauces like catsup, bbq and salsa can cause derailment.  Alcohol is also a substance that converts to blood sugar and will cause your downfall.  McDonalds, sad to say, is another danger zone –  they put unbelievable amounts of sugar in most of their products.  The two items from McDonalds that don’t have sugar are: french fries (I can hear you screaming YAY!) and salads. 

The other thing that will increase your craving for sugar is white flour.  This is a high glycemic index food, meaning that during digestion, your body converts most white flour products into blood sugar very fast.  It’s a good idea to research high glycemic index foods and stay completely clear of them.  Learn to choose whole foods, whole grains, natural selections.

If you’re struggling with sugar addiction, fruit and fruit juice are probably not a good idea.  This is for the short term – I’d recommend at least a couple of months.  I know eating fruit is healthy for most, but again fruit and juice will raise your blood sugar and boom! you’ll be back to eating twinkies in no time.  It’s not your fault, I swear that sugar cravings control your mind.  It’s not about willpower – at all – it’s about body chemistry.

Chocolate: I’m one of those people that adores chocolate.  As a matter of fact, studies have shown that chocolate actually helps chronic fatigue sufferers feel better.  But I’m not about to go grab a candy bar.  Nor am I going to buy a candy bar at the health food store – they just hide the sugar better.  Sugar is poison to me.  The good news?  I can have Cocoa! Yay!  When I’m craving chocolate, I add cocoa powder and stevia (a health food natural sweetener – no calories) to my coffee.  That takes care of any chocolate craving for that day.  If I were a milk drinker, I’d make sugar free hot chocolate with stevia.  

Artificial sweeteners:  These are good for a short term fix to help you get over your addiction.  If you do research on the topic in various health forums, you’ll find that artificial sweeteners of any kind are bad news to your body.  At times though, I still indulge in a diet pop – I don’t ever want to feel “denied”. 

If you go off of sugar for three days, you can succeed!  You can get your mind back and make your own choices.  I’ve been sugar free now for 48 days and I don’t plan on going back.  I convinced myself that sugar is the worst thing for me, and if I indulge, I’ll never feel better.   I hope this article helps you.  Feel free to comment!  carrie

10/21/07 Update:  I’ve done some thinking about this article and wanted to add a comment or two.

When you go off of sugar, probably for the first week, you’re just gonna feel lousy.  You’ll be achey, tired, grumpy.  You may suffer from headaches.  You’ll certainly notice that you’re hungrier – you were probably getting a huge calorie boost from sugary things.  My advice for the short term – eat more fat.  Just for the first week, it will give you more satisfaction, replace some of the calories you’re craving and probably calm your nerves.

Also, one diet trick that weight loss proponents use for hunger pangs: make sure you’re drinking the recommended 64oz of water daily.  This idea can be useful for getting off of sugar too.  Drinking 8 ounces of water before you eat will help you get that full tummy feeling and help your digestion.   The diet guru Michael Thurmond recommends drinking much more water – as much as 128oz per day.  That will keep ya from being hungry for sure.


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A Half Day of Work – The Aftermath

October 15, 2007

Exhausted bear from markontheworld.wordpress.com

I had a new landscape client meeting last Saturday.  Typically when I have a meeting in the morning, I don’t sleep the night before.  This happened on Saturday too.  So already at half mast, I trudged off to my meeting and things went well.  I measured her deck, her gardens, her yard for my upcoming garden design and then hubby took me to the Whole Foods Market.  I struggled through the store, but I did pick up some Quinoa pasta which I love and it’s on my diet.  That store too, is positively filled with a million yummy things that I can’t eat – sadness.Sunday was a good day, I attended to my hubby’s needs and otherwise goofed off in splendor. 

But today has been one severe Ouch.  I woke dead tired.  I’m on a colonix 30 day cleansing program and only just now at 5pm have I gained enough energy to mix & slurp the morning powder drink.  That is the sum total of my accomplishments today = mixed one gooey fiber drink.   I hurt all over from bending & stretching to get that lady’s measurements on Saturday.  I’m exhausted from not having slept on Friday night – still.  I want to go back to bed.  I never let myself do that though,  I let myself sit on the couch instead.  If I did go to bed, I’d wake up at some terrible hour like 1am and then I wouldn’t be able to make any noise and I’d end up needing food.  Can’t make food while hubby is sleepings.

Usually  I like to work on my little marketing webpages.  Today I just don’t have the energy.  I’m hoping my little webpages will make enough money for my Christmas shopping.   Deep down, I don’t really think they will, but for some reason I enjoy deluding myself.   It’s good for me to think that I’m being productive somehow.  It’s easy to get caught up in all of the “You can work at home and make money!” websites that you find.  I think it really translates to: “Carrie can work at home in her pajamas, take naps, feel miserable and still make less money than ever imagined possible!”   Maybe I could write an e-book on “How To Not Make Money” and market it for $29.95!  I seem to excel at that 🙂

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My Love for Tibetan Culture

October 12, 2007

Gau It’s only in dreams that I can travel to Tibet. An ancient land of mystic wonder. I linger in thoughts of touching the Himalayan Mountains, chasing after the Yeti, pondering at the Buddhist Monks as they pass. I know that the region is steeped in political turmoil, but I get lost in the wonder of their culture.

My dreams are always accented by their colorful culture and art displays. When I see Tibetan Jewelry, I feel like I can keep a sense of that exotic spirit with me. The richness of their jewelry for me is best seen in their combination of Turquoise and Coral. Luminous and mystifying – the two stones touch my soul as if they’re singing in delicate harmonic resonance.

The best place that I’ve found to dream about Tibetan Jewelry is: Timeless Tibetan Treasures. I’m working toward being able to afford some of their necklaces, but for the moment, I’ll dream as I hold that pretty Tibetan Jewel Box (shown above) in my hand.


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Sex and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

October 9, 2007

Kiss Klimpt 

I found that someone had done a google search for “Sex and Chronic Fatigue” and landed on my blog recently.  In my recent research, I haven’t come across any discussions on the matter, so I’ll delve into this tasty topic for a moment or two.  Following is my experience and my advice for those couples where one partner is suffering from this syndrome.

Is having sex possible with a person suffering from Chronic Fatigue, CFS?  Yes. But some considerations are in order.  It helps to understand that CFS sufferers have a daily energy output or allotment.  Once that energy is spent, it’s all over, time for bedrest.  Sex is a high-energy activity and consumes nearly 100 percent of our daily energy.  Very often, I’ll tell my husband he’s getting just a ‘bite-sized’ sex portion, we call it a bite sized snickers bar, meaning that our sexual activity will be delicious but short lived.  It’s not a quickie in terms of attitude, it’s a quickie in terms of how active I can be for him in bed.  Apparently orgasms zap a ton of energy, very enjoyable but it comes with a price.  After sex I need to rest.  It doesn’t always mean a nap, but it definitely means that I’m not going to do the dishes, or laundry that day.

Diminished libido:  CFS patients have reported diminished or non-existent libido.  This is true in my case as well.  It can also be said that I have a diminished capacity for any ‘normal’ activity though too.  This lack of libido and recognition of the energy required, can cause some sense of trepidation or anxiety for the partner with CFS.  I actually have to plan in advance when I can devote the sex energy to my husband and prepare the household the day before, so that no futher demands are placed on me for that day.  While my libido is pretty much non-existent, I do love my husband so much that I want to please him in any way that I can.  I want to give him sex.  Sex makes men happy 🙂  Plus, if I take the energy to give him some good lovin, then my having CFS doesn’t seem to affect him that much and he’s much more capable of tolerating my illness.  

Sex hurts:  This is another important consideration for the partners of CFS sufferers.  Chronic Fatigue is almost always in consort with Fibromyalgia.  CFS sufferers hurt all over, every day, relentlessly.  Everything hurts.  Sometimes for me, being touched hurts.  My muscles fail easily under most tasks and then I have to pay for it the next day.  It doesn’t really matter what sex position we include – they all hurt.  This is why I mention the bite-sized portions of sex above.  A shorter duration of sexual activity lessens the repercussions.  In addition, we make use of pillows, lots & lots of pillows.  We use the pillows to lift my body into different positions so that I don’t have to use the energy to support myself.  The pillows also offer much needed cushioning to my elbows and knees.  Am I getting too detailed?  Is it time to change the channel yet?

Oral Pleasures:  My diminished libido also leads me to offering him oral pleasures instead of my whole body.  This is one of my avenues of making sure that he’s given good attention while saving some of my energy if I’m having a slower day.  This is an excellent substitute – he’s happy, I’m happy, but even this outlay of energy often has its price in terms of my energy allotment.  I still have to rest afterwards, I’m just not a complete zombie.  Turning the table around and offering my secret treasure to him for oral sex is very difficult for me.  Most women typically require advanced bathing techniques to feel comfortable enough for this activity.  So now you’re asking me to bathe and offer my charms, and have sex?  Only on the very best of days do I have enough energy for this.  It’s not that I don’t love you, it’s that afterwards, I feel like I’m dyin.

I hope this post gives partners of CFS sufferers some insight into why when you ask for sex, we roll our eyes & say “Are you out of your ever-lovin mind?”.


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Colonix Colon Cleansing

October 7, 2007

colonix  I started using Colonix – a colon cleansing product, this past Friday.  I am enthused so far.  For those of you unfamiliar with colon cleansing, typically the cleansing of the colon is aided by a psyllium and bentonite clay drink in the morning.  This product also includes a parasite cleanse pill and a senna (laxative) tea.  There are four separate things to do each day: 1. take the paranil pills 2. wait 15 minutes, then drink the psyllium/bentonite powder shaken with water or juice 3. at night, drink the tea (pay attention to your steeping time – this stuff is powerful!).  Drink 64oz of water a day. (Drinking enough water is the key to making this program work – it’s a must!)

Today is my third day, I’m feeling good.  I had a headache yesterday, but that could be due to other factors.  So far, from all the other colonix blogs that I’ve read, I’m experiencing all the same things that other bloggers have.   This is a 30 day program for me.  I’ll be updating this same post with my experiences.  (That way, since my family reads this blog, I won’t gross them out with tales or tails of the wormies I find.  Ewwww!)

I’m a little concerned about what the parasite cleanse may bring.  Not only is this extremely gross to discuss, but it’s a harrowing thought that I might have wormies inside of me.  From all the blogs that I’ve read, it’s not uncommon – yes, even in the u.s.a! (Given the amount of suspect cheeseburgers that I’ve eaten in my life, and the fact that in the past I’ve used some northern lakes as a direct water source, I’m gettin nervous.)

If you’re interested in trying a colon cleansing program (you can purchase the materials & do it yourself for less expense) or purchasing a cleansing product, my advice is to change your diet at least a week in advance.  It’s my supposition that the people that suffer the most adverse reactions to colon cleansing are the people with a diet that is already questionable.  Their reactions include: headaches, gas, bloating, feeling terrible, etc.  It would help them to prepare beforehand with a diet that includes many more servings of vegetables and much less sugar, processed food, white flour and bread.   It’s kind of difficult to be trying to cleanse your colon while you’re eating pizza.  🙂  Also, if you’re addicted to sugar, and you’re planning on a complete change, quit sugar first.  Otherwise, you’ll have all kinds of reactions and think it’s this program, when it’s most likely the effects of sugar withdrawal.

Psyllium & Bentonite Recipe: http://curezone.com/forums/fm.asp?i=64478

Colonix also recommends not drinking coffee.  To stop drinking coffee by itself could cause those same reactions in people.

Anyway, I feel good.  I’ll update more as the program continues.

Update for 10/09/07:  My fifth colon cleansing day.  Not much to report.  I’m continuing with the program easily.  I haven’t had any wild moments yet.  Although yesterday, I was nauseous for a bit after drinking the powder.  I find that a bit odd, because I like the taste of the fiber – it’s a little licorice tastey.  Many other colonix people have commented on two things: 1. they can’t get the powder to mix – that’s easy just put it in tupperware or a lidded jar & shake it for 15 seconds.  and 2. they don’t like the taste.  After having to drink sauerkraut juice for breakfast at one point in my life, this stuff is like having a tasty milk shake!  Otherwise everything so far has been normal.  I have a bit of trouble making sure I drink 64 oz. of water a day, but I remedy that by drinking bottles of water – I need four 16 oz. and I carry them all around with me to keep count.

Update for 10/12/07: Today is my eighth colon cleansing day.  I got up late (finally slept!) so today there isn’t anything to report – I still have to slurp up da powder drinky. 🙂   Yesterday was a big cleansing day, very fruitful.  If you’ve visited the Colonix website, my answer so far is no, I haven’t had any wild moments like that.  Colonix so far has improved my digestion, but there haven’t been any extra consequences or burdens from the product.  It’s life as usual, I don’t feel under duress, actually I feel better.  I’m very careful with my diet though – mostly steamed vegies.  I like this product and I’m considering doing another month.  And no, I don’t sell it.  It is expensive though, but with the parasite cleanse, I think it’s worth it.  I definitely have a fear of wormies!  I’ll check in again & note any wild happenings.

Update for 10/15/07:  Today is my 11th day.  I have real trouble remembering to drink the senna tea at night.  The senna tea is the laxative component to this program and I notice that I do need it.   It’s funny – the reason that I need a detox program like colonix is that I have brain fog and forget everything.   lol, I forget to drink the ding dang tea!  stoopid stoopid stoopid.  I’ll try harder.   Otherwise, I still haven’t had any wild moments.  This program has been incorporated into my daily life without any difficulties.   I also forget to take all my supplements.  I’m feeling like a real ding dong lately.  Oh well,  onward, forward,  things will get better – they must!

Update for 10/18/07:  Today is my 14th day.  Not much to report again.  I’ve noticed this on all the other colon cleansing blogs too.  Pretty much the doldrums of reports until something dramatic happens.  Nothing dramatic so far.  No wormies, no reactions – just pluggin’ along.  I’ve read some pretty wild colon cleansing blogs, where people mention using chopsticks and other tools to investigate.  I’m just not one of those people.  They also mention seeing ‘grains of rice’ when they’ve consumed no rice.   Haven’t seen any rice yet.  My digestion is good, and I’m pretty much drinking the tea every other day, only for the reason that I forget.  I also forget to take my supplements still.  me = peabrain.   I’ll definately check in if something crazy happens.  I’m not really eating enough to have alot of activity.  I’m only having a salad at night.  Apparently other people eat three meals a day & have more things to note.  Oh well, I’m doin what I can.  

 Update for 10/21/07: 17 days.  I had a good day today, I finally slept again.  I barely notice that I’m on a cleansing program, not much to report.  I’d love to tell some dramatic stories, or even show ghastly pictures, but nothin so far.  The only thing that I notice is that I’m very thirsty at night if I haven’t completed my water intake for the day. I’ll keep in touch.

Update for 10/26/07: I’ve lapsed in this program. The 21st was my last day of slurping powdering drink & pills. That’s because I’ve been having trouble with nausea.  It’s not the program, it’s my gallbladder.  Since monday, today’s friday, I have had the dry heaves in the morning 3 times. This happened a couple of times last week too, but I didn’t much about it. I’m gonna try with the pills & powder again today & see if I get nauseous again. I think I was eating too much raw food for my tummy in the form of salads.  I wrote a blog about it, how long til I get better, my current bloggy.  Anyway, I’m still pluggin along..  I really would have thought I’d have much more dramatic results from this program.  Maybe it really does take 60 days.  Hope my gallbladder lasts.

10/30/07 Update: 26 days.  I’m supposed to be nearly done with this program, but I’m not.  I missed a bunch of days last week.  I think I found the reason why my gallbladder was so upset.  I had stevia pumpkin custard the other day (it’s the same recipe as pumpkin pie, but no crust, no sugar – I use stevia instead, it’s almost on my diet.. shhh…).  The spice mix I used had ginger in it.  I’ve known since I was a child never to eat ginger.  I didn’t know that having a slice of this pie was gonna make me wish I was dead.   I’m better now, my tummy isn’t so sensitive.  I’ve been back on the slurpy mix and the paranil pills with no troubles.  Still forgetting the tea, me dopey.  I figure I’ll be on this program for another 10 days still, or at least until I run out of the pills & slurp.  Here are two of the wildest cleansing blogs I’ve read:

http://www.coloncleansingforum.com/f4-Colonix-Natura.html

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/vitamins-supplements/433925-any-one-tried-colonix.html 

The second one is hilarious. Still nothing wild to report. At least for me, there’s still no sense that I’m on a cleansing program – no bathroom emergencies, no gas, no headaches, no bloating. I have lost 20lbs though. That’s the diet probably, not the colonix.

 

 


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