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janagram's journey

Discussion in 'My Optimal Journal' started by janagram, Jul 13, 2012.

  1. Inger

    Inger Silver

    That was what I needed today.. I totally needed it. It lifted me up from a dark place.
    Thank you Jack.
     
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2013
  2. janagram

    janagram New Member

    Oh, wow.. Jack's metaphor was awesome.
     
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2013
  3. janagram

    janagram New Member

    diane, you make a good point, I guess I can give The Mood Cure a chance...or at least try a few of her ideas. (quitting caffeine?) yikes
     
  4. janagram

    janagram New Member

    OK, today I have cut my coffee in half. If I need a pick me up I will use tea. It doesn't seem to have the same addictiveness.
    And the BCAA (amino acids) seem to be making a diff in my sleep!!! Lots of GABA! I need sleep.
     
  5. caroline

    caroline Moderator

    I will be really interested to know how you go with your sleep........ Is this a season change thing for you too?
     
  6. janagram

    janagram New Member

    These BCAA's are making the biggest difference I've had in my sleep!! I take 2 gm GABA at night in addition to the BCAA's in the day..plus melatonin, plus taurine, as per the Julia Ross site......sleep is improving.....I hope that's the reason cuz if it is I have found the key!
     
  7. Hope

    Hope Gold

    Janagram....what is BCAA..... __amino acid? pardon me.
     
  8. SCRN2007

    SCRN2007 SCRN2007

    Glad to hear the aminos are working for you Janagram! Two 100 mg prometrium, one 750 mg GABA, and 200 mg L-Theanine at bedtime, have gotten me away from needing Ambien. Finally! This was after nearly a year of red lights after sunset, using BluBlockers, and bringing up my DHEA had failed. I have no idea if the aminos are 100% safe long-term, but I suspect they are better than Ambien and so does my doctor.
     
  9. caroline

    caroline Moderator

    really interesting Jana - I am going to check out that site - thanx!
     
  10. ATL_Paleo

    ATL_Paleo Gold

    Branch Chain amino acids
     
  11. janagram

    janagram New Member

    thanks, ATLpaleo!
    And SCRN, I've heard promethium tossed around on this site...will have to look it up. (progesterone?) I'm sure I could use it!
     

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